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.


Call for Applications: Petrie-Flom Center Student Internship Program

Call for Applications: Petrie-Flom Center Student Internship Program
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

General information The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is seeking student interns for the Fall 2018 semester. Availability to…

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Call for Abstracts: 2019 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference: Consuming Genetics

Call for Abstracts: 2019 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference: Consuming Genetics
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Consuming Genetics: The Ethical and Legal Considerations of Consumer Genetic Technologies May 17, 2019 The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics…

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Call for Submissions: Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation in Public Health
Community of Practice for Public Health Improvement and Innovation

Deadline: September 26, 2018

From the call:  Submission Criteria So who should submit an abstract to present at Open Forum? Public health practitioners who have interesting processes/resources/tools to share on topics related to performance…

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Sonnedecker Prize Competition Deadline Extended
American Institute of the History of Pharmacy

Deadline: September 30, 2018

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 2018 Glenn Sonnedecker Prize. This prize honors the contributions of Glenn Sonnedecker to the field of the history of pharmacy and aims to encourage research in subjects central to his work. The…

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Annals of Science Student Essay Prize 2018
Annals of Science

Deadline: September 30, 2018

General Description Submissions are being accepted for the Annals of Science best paper prize 2018. This prize is awarded annually to the author of an original, unpublished essay in the history of science, technology…

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Doctoral Scholarship: Digital Technologies and Protecting Privacy
The University of Melbourne

Deadline: September 30, 2018

Call for applications: Applications are invited from suitably qualified scholars for a PhD scholarship and to join Professor Jane Kaye’s team in Melbourne Law School (MLS), which specialises in understanding the legal and regulatory issues associated with the introduction of new technologies…

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Call for Abstracts: 2018 PQG Conference
The Program in Quantitative Genomics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Deadline: September 30, 2018

General Description The conference schedule includes time for scientific presentations, as well as a poster session for submitted abstracts. Three abstracts will be selected for Stellar Abstract Awards and will be presented as 10-minute platform talks. Each of these speakers…

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Call for chapter proposals: Representing Abortion
St. Francis Xavier University

Deadline: October 01, 2018

General Description Rosalind Pollack Petchesky argued in 1987 that “feminists and other prochoice advocates have all too readily ceded the visual terrain,” abandoning the field of fetal imagery to antiabortion activists (264).  She called for new fetal images that “recontextualized…

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Call for Submissions: Yale Law Journal Forum Student Essay Competition
Yale Law School

Deadline: October 15, 2018

From the call:  The Yale Law Journal is excited to announce its second annual Student Essay Competition. The Competition is open to law students and recent graduates nationwide. Up to three winners will be awarded a $300 cash prize.…

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Call for Student Posters: American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting
AAAS Annual Meeting

Deadline: October 18, 2018

From the call:  The Student E-poster Competition is only for those enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. This will be verified by your academic advisor. If you are a postdoc or professional and would like to present a poster, please submit to the General…

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Call for Papers on the History of Public Health
Public Health Reports

Deadline: Various

Call for Papers on the History of Public Health: Celebrating the 140th Anniversary of the Journal, Public Health Reports Public Health Reports (PHR) invites submitted articles on the general topic of the history of public health.…

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Assistant Professor tenure stream, Science and Technology Studies
University of Toronto, St. George Campus, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Deadline: October 30, 2018

From the job description:  The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Science and Technology Studies (STS) at…

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Call For Papers: The Impact of Politics on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Reproductive Health Matters (RHM)

Deadline: October 31, 2018

General Description Volume 27 Number 54, May 2019 Submission deadline 31 October 2018 RHM is compiling a themed issue to be published in May 2019 on the impact of politics on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The purpose of the issue is to assimilate and…

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Call for Proposals FDLI Annual Conference: Exploring Advanced Topics in Food and Drug Law
Food and Drug Law Institute

Deadline: November 01, 2018

From the call:  What are cutting-edge issues affecting your industry or clients? We invite you to help build the program by submitting a topic you would like to see addressed during the Conference. Advanced topics are encouraged. We welcome multiple submissions from one…

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Call for Papers: Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science
Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science

Deadline: November 02, 2018

From the call:    SAHMS and ECBCNHI are seeking paper submissions from students (including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and medical and health sciences professional students), professors, medical and legal professionals, and independent…

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Reimagining Human Subject Protection for the 21st Century: A Critical Assessment of The Revised Comm
Seton Hall

Deadline: November 09, 2018

Reimagining Human Subject Protection for the 21st Century: A Critical Assessment of The Revised Common Rule    Sponsored by American Society of Law Medicine and Ethics (ASLME), the Seton Hall Law Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, and the Hackensack Meridian…

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Call for Applications: Fung Global Fellows Program
Princeton University

Deadline: November 09, 2018

The 2019-20 program topic is “Thinking Globally.”  How people have thought about the planet has informed the institutions, norms, and policies that have pulled it together and torn it apart.  For centuries, ideas of free trade, human rights or global governance have…

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Call for Papers: Northeastern School of Law Annual Conference

Call for Papers: Northeastern School of Law Annual Conference
NUSL 2019 Annual Health Law Conference

Deadline: November 12, 2018

From the call:   Promises and Perils of Emerging Health Innovations Health care is rapidly changing. Over the last decade, striking innovations, including artificial intelligence, robotics, mobile technology, gene therapies, pharmaceuticals, big data analytics,…

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Call for Submissions: National Conference on Tobacco or Health
National Network of Public Health Institutes

Deadline: November 16, 2018

From the call:    Submission Rules   Professionals working in the field of U.S. tobacco control are welcomed and encouraged to submit an abstract for consideration.…

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CfP: IV International Conference on Medical Humanities
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Deadline: December 20, 2018

From the call:  The conference will explore the social, historical and cultural dimensions of medicine. It will promote an interdisciplinary perspective on health, illness, health care and the body. The conference will also focus on the issues relevant to…

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NIH Bioethics Fellowship

NIH Bioethics Fellowship
Bioethics Department at National Institutes of Health

Deadline: December 31, 2018

From the description: The Department of Bioethics is pleased to offer a limited number of two-year post-doctoral and post-baccalaureate fellowships. Fellows participate in the activities and the intellectual life of our interdisciplinary department…

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Call for Submissions: Special Issue “Medical Narratives of Ill Health”
Humanities, MDPI

Deadline: January 10, 2019

General Description Humanities special issue: "Medical Narratives of Ill Health" The field of literature and medicine has been steadily growing over the past four decades, solidifying itself as a vital component of the medical and health humanities. The…

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GlobalP3HS
Swiss School of Public Health

Deadline: February 01, 2019

From the description:  GlobalP3HS is an innovative Swiss doctoral program designed to competitively recruit exceptionally talented students from all over the world. Young scientists interested in proposing, learning, and performing cutting-edge research in public…

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