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.


Visiting Health Law Position
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Deadline: February 24, 2017

The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position for 2017-18. The position would primarily involve teaching courses in the Health Law curricula and participation in the scholarly and student-centered activities organized by the…

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Research Scholar/Senior Research Scholar
The Hastings Center

Deadline: February 28, 2017

The Hastings Center seeks applications and nominations for a full-time position of Research Scholar/Senior Research Scholar. Description: This position offers a superb opportunity for an early career, mid-career or established scholar to devote themselves to research and public…

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Call for Applications: Student Fellowships for Master’s Degree Programs
Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School

Deadline: Deadline to apply to HKS: December 1, 2016; Deadline to apply for the Fellowship: February 28, 2017

Student fellowship programs are at the heart of the Center for Public Leadership’s mission to forge leaders capable of solving the world’s most pressing problems across the sectors of business, government, and civil society. Offering tuition support and an intensive leadership development…

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Call for Papers
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University and Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Call for Papers Policy Analysis and the Politics of Health Policy:   Scholarship, Knowledge Translation and Policymaking   How, when, and where does academic policy analysis about the health care system enter the policymaking process?  How have healthcare…

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2017 Call for Proposals: Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Deadline: March 10, 2017, 3:00 p.m. ET

Purpose Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health (P4A) was created to help build the evidence base for policies that can help build a Culture of Health. P4A seeks to engage long-standing health care, mental and behavioral health, and public health researchers,…

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Rice Family Fellowship in Bioethics and the Humanities
The Hastings Center

Deadline: March 03, 2017

Rice Family Fellowship in Bioethics and the Humanities The Hastings Center seeks applications for a 1-year, full-time fellowship position. With generous support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and private donors, The Hastings Center is creating a…

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Arny and Anne Porath Senior Fellowship in Clinical Ethics
UCLA Ethics Center

Deadline: March 6, 2017 9 AM (PST)

The UCLA Ethics Center is seeking motivated and highly-qualified applicants for a one-year Arny and Anne Porath Senior Fellowship in Clinical Ethics. The aim of this position is to afford qualified applicants a unique opportunity to further develop and hone their skills in ethics consultation…

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Post-Doctoral Research Position
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE)

Deadline: March 15, 2017

This position is available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research and at the Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics (CIRGE). Candidates from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  …

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Graduate Student Opportunity
National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia

Deadline: Open until filled.

GRADUATE STUDENT OPPORTUNITY Area of research: Psychiatric Interventions and Public Attitudes A Master’s or PhD scholarship opportunity is available at the National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia, beginning September 2017. The position is part of the…

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Project Leader – Academic and Clinical Programs
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Project Leader – Academic and Clinical Programs Posting Number: 240704DP BCM Department: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy Subsection: Location: Texas Medical Center, Houston Salary Range: Up…

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Research Coordinator
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Research Coordinator III Posting Number: 282657DP BCM Department: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy Subsection: Location: Texas Medical Center, Houston Salary Range: Hiring up to $42,000 Employment…

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International Bioethics Summer School
Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI)

Deadline: Various

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:  Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI) is now accepting applications for its annual International Bioethics Summer School titled: "Global Bioethics, Human Rights and Public Policy" Click here to apply: http://summerschool.globalbioethics.org/application/ …

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Research Associate
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Research Associate Posting Number: 228945DP BCM Department: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy Subsection: Location: Texas Medical Center, Houston Salary Range: Hiring up to $55,000 Commensurate with experience Employment Duration: Full-time Staff…

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Fellowship in Bioethics, 2017-2018
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: March 20, 2017

Fellowship in Bioethics The Fellowship in Bioethics is a yearlong part-time program open to physicians, nurses, lawyers, social workers, and others in academic fields related to medicine or health with a serious interest in bioethics and a wish to further their knowledge of the history, philosophical…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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