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O’Neill Institute Law Fellow

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking an exceptionally qualified candidate to serve as an O’Neill Institute Fellow. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC., the O’Neill Institute is a leading research institute for health law. For more details about the Institute and its ongoing work please visit www.oneillinstitute.org.

Fellows are based at the Law Center and report to the O’Neill Institute Executive Director and to the Faculty Director. Fellows work on academic research and scholarship projects. Duties include working closely with faculty to produce scholarly works for publication, in some cases leading to joint publication. Allocation of time is mainly determined by O’Neill Institute faculty needs and taking into account fellow preferences; additionally, some time may be allocated to O’Neill projects.

Fellowships are for one year with possible extension for two years, and will begin in Spring 2017. Candidates should have proven interest and achievements in domestic and global population health. This includes but is not limited to an MSc, MPH, etc., exceptional academic credentials, including publications, and domestic and global population health research interests.

The focus of this fellowship will be on services and structures for people whose circumstances compromise health and social function, and prospective projects will include work with indigenous people, prisoners, aging, and rare disease. Successful candidates will have knowledge and/or experience in aspects of global health governance. Excellent research and writing skills are a prerequisite for this position. A post-graduate degree and significant work experience is required.


Applications should be submitted electronically here must include (PDF files are preferred):

CV, cover letter, writing sample, list of professional references with contact information, and an unofficial graduate school transcript (an official transcript may be requested if invited to interview).