The Petrie-Flom Center shares a variety of opportunities in the areas of health law policy, biotechnology, and bioethics, including jobs, fellowships, seminars, graduate programs, and calls for applications and abstracts. If you have opportunities that you would like to share with the Petrie-Flom community via our website and/or our biweekly e-newsletter, please contact us at petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu.

Learn more about where to look for career opportunities in law and bioethics.


Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until Filled.

Duties & Responsibilities The Executive Director works in partnership with the Faculty Director on strategic planning and vision for the Center, and oversees the Center’s staff, activities, and collaborations, including sponsored…

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Policy Surveillance Summer Internship
Temple University’s Center for Public Health Law Research at the Beasley School of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Description The Policy Surveillance Program is a national initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to promote effective regulatory, legal and policy solutions to improve public health. The program is housed at Temple University’s Center for Public Health Law Research…

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Research Scholar Positions in Public Health Law & Policy
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

Deadline: March 31, 2017, 5 PM MST

Position Announcement: The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is seeking applicants for up to 2 positions as Research Scholars in its Public Health Law and Policy (PHLP) Program. Candidate(s) will work full-time (or part-time, subject to availability) with…

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Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics
Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics

Deadline: March 31, 2017

The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics invites applications for the Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics, for appointments commencing in summer/fall 2017.  This 1-2 year program prepares scholars with the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders…

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Four-year Post Doctoral Research Position
Institute of Ethics (Dublin City University)

Deadline: April 15, 2017

General Description The Institute of Ethics at Dublin City University is seeking a postdoctoral researcher for a 4-year fixed-term contract to work on the EnTIRE project and do research on issues of Research Ethics and Research Integrity (RE+RI). Research Centre: Institute…

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Call for Papers
AMA Journal of Ethics

Deadline: Various.

The AMA Journal of Ethics® is an open-access, MEDLINE-indexed online journal of expert-solicited and peer-reviewed content that receives over one million visits annually (and growing). Our editorial mission is to help health professions students and clinicians make sound ethical decisions…

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Research Associate - Healthcare
Harvard Business School

Deadline: Open until filled.

Duties & Responsibilities The Research Associate works directly with Professor Michael Porter as one of his principal, full-time research associates. The role will focus almost exclusively on Professor Porter’s work on health care delivery, though it may also include some work…

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Bioethics Research Assistant
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Bioethics Research Assistant-Fixed Term - 72837 Description This is a fixed term position through April 30, 2018. Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a Bioethics Research Assistant to perform work to support research and educational programs in bioethics,…

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Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarship
The Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford

Deadline: April 24, 2017

The Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarship is funded by the Ethox Foundation and is awarded annually to a post-doctoral or early career researcher to visit the Ethox Centre. The value of the scholarship is up to £2000, and is intended to assist scholars with travel and living costs during their…

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Director of the Duke University Science Policy Tracking Program
Duke University

Deadline: April 27, 2017 5 PM

General Description The Duke Initiative for Science & Society invites applications for a non-regular rank faculty instructor to teach Science Policy and to lead the Science Policy tracking website, “SciPol”. This opportunity is appropriate for individuals who…

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Professorship of Law and Medicine
Penn State Law and College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Penn State Law (University Park) and the Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey) invite applications for the position of Professor of Law and Medicine. This faculty line is jointly funded by both units (2/3 Law; 1/3 Medicine), with a tenure home in the law school.  The successful candidate will…

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Summer Internship
Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard (MRCT Center), located in Harvard Square, has an opening for a Harvard Law graduate student for a summer internship to assist with research and writing for some of our projects.…

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New LLM in Health Law
University of Ottawa

Deadline: Various.

The University of Ottawa is pleased to announce a new concentration in health law in our masters of law program.  We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year for both our LLM and PhD programs.  The Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics provides numerous…

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CDC Fall 2017 Externships in Public Health Law
CDC’s Public Health Law Program

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Description Law has been critical in achieving public health goals and serves as the foundation for governmental public health practice in the United States. Many of public health's greatest successes, including high childhood immunization rates, improved motor vehicle safety, safer workplaces,…

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Health Justice Project Teaching Fellow and Supervising Attorney
Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities The Health Justice Project is medical-legal partnership ("MLP") housed in the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. The partners in the MLP include Loyola's School of Law, School of Medicine, and Department…

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Full-Time Bioethicist Position
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago – Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Description General Summary The Bioethicist provides clinical ethics and research ethics consultation, monitors patients’ rights for accreditation and quality improvement purposes, provides clinical ethics and research ethics education to staff, organizes multi-disciplinary…

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Assistant Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities in the Institute for Health and Equity at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Deadline: May 01, 2017

The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities in the Institute for Health and Equity at the Medical College of Wisconsin invites applications for a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will join an active group of faculty with diverse interests…

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2018 Brocher Foundation Call for Proposals
Brocher Foundation, Switzerland

Deadline: May 07, 2017

Call for proposals for the 2018 events is launched! The Brocher Foundation offers to researchers the opportunity to organize a one and a half day multidisciplinary symposium or a two or three day multidisciplinary workshop on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications…

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Research Associate, Health Technology Assessment
Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) is an innovative, independent non-profit health care research organization dedicated to improving the application of evidence throughout the health care system. ICER produces influential public reports evaluating the…

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Postdoctoral Research Position in Behavioral Science of Ethics and Decision-Making
Geisinger Health System

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description: Professors Christopher Chabris and Michelle Meyer are seeking an outstanding researcher for a position as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Geisinger Health System. The postdoc will carry out behavioral science research on decision-making within the contexts of healthcare,…

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Project Manager - SMART IRB
The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Description: Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center facilitates clinical and translational research throughout the 27 Harvard Schools and Academic Healthcare Centers by educating and training investigators, providing tools and technologies that enable…

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edX Course: The Opioid Crisis in America
Harvard University

Deadline: Class begins March 27, 2017

About this course Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin as well as powerful pain relievers, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl and many others. Every day in the United States more than 1,000 people are treated in emergency departments…

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Senior Research Program Coordinator
Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: Open until filled

General Description The Berman Institute of Bioethics is seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator to work collaboratively with the PI on a robust research agenda focusing on pediatric palliative care. Palliative care for infants and children was founded on the principles and…

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Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics Scholarship
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law offers an outstanding graduate experience, preparing students for careers in academia, research, and policy. Through its Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, it offers an unparalleled breadth of faculty expertise and Canada’s largest course offering…

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Call for Papers
European Pharmaceutical Law Review (EPLR)

Deadline: Various

Calll for Papers The European Pharmaceutical Law Review (EPLR) provides a forum to discuss, comment and review all issues raised by the development and implementation of the law and policy governing the area of pharmaceutical law in the EU Member States in law and practice. Content…

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