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O’Neill Institute Law Fellow

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to serve as O’Neill Institute Fellows. 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. Law fellows work on academic legal 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 Summer 2015. Fellows will receive an annual salary of $65,000 with great benefits.

Candidates should have a J.D. degree (or the equivalent), exceptional academic credentials, including publications, and health law-related research interests in areas like public health law, global health law, domestic health care law, empirical studies, regulatory impacts of health, health and human rights, etc. Successful candidates will have knowledge and/or experience in aspects of national and or global health law and ethics. A post-graduate degree (MPH, LL.M.), health degree, or significant work experience may be preferred.

Applications must include (PDF files are preferred): CV, cover letter, writing sample, list of professional references with contact information, unofficial law school transcript (an official transcript may be requested if invited to interview), and other graduate school transcripts (if applicable).

The application deadline is Sunday, February 15, 2015.

Any questions about the position should be directed to oneillinstitute@law.georgetown.edu.