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.


2018-2019 Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship

2018-2019 Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship
Harvard Law School

Deadline: Advanced Submission Deadline for HLS Students: May 18, 2018

The Center and Student Fellowship The Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship Program is designed to mentor students seeking to become thought leaders in health law policy and bioethics. The fellowship supports closely-mentored student research in health law policy,…

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Employment: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medicine, Society & Culture at CWRU
Department of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University

Deadline: May 25, 2018

General Description: The Department of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University seeks applicants for the inaugural offering of a postdoctoral fellowship in Medicine, Society and Culture (MSC).    First developed as a concentration within the department’s…

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Call for Entries: The 19th Annual Henry K. Beecher Prize in Medical Ethics
Center for Bioethics Harvard Medical School

Deadline: May 31, 2018

General Description: The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the annual Henry K. Beecher Prize in Medical Ethics. A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to an HMS or HSDM student for the best scholarly essay on any topic in ethics…

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Valuations of Life: Birth defects, prenatal diagnoses, and disability
Uppsala University, Sweden

Deadline: June 01, 2018

General Description: Definitions of what counts as a valuable life implicitly and explicitly saturate both historical and contemporary narratives about birth defects, prenatal diagnoses, and disability. The aim of this workshop is to contribute knowledge of how life has been valued and by…

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Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Medicine
The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School

Deadline: June 01, 2018

General Description:  The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School and the Information Society Project —in partnership with the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics and the Yale Journal of Law and Technology—are pleased to announce a call for…

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Call For Papers: Intersections of Critical Disability Studies and Critical Animal Studies
The Canadian Journal of Disability Studies

Deadline: June 01, 2018

General Description This special issue builds on an emergent body of scholarship located at the intersection of critical disability studies & critical animal studies, shedding light on ableism and speciesism as interconnecting oppressions, the ways in which animality…

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Call for Proposals
Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health

Deadline: June 07, 2018 3:00 PM

General Description Approximately $2.0 million will be awarded through P4A's 2018 CFP, which includes approximately $1,550,000 total for the general CFP, and $450,000 set aside for pre-emption-focused proposals. We are seeking researchers and other experts from any field that can…

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Call for Abstracts: Data Min(d)ing: Privacy and Our Digital Identities
Office of the Chief Information Officer: Department of Health and Human Services

Deadline: June 15, 2018

General Description: As we go about our daily lives, we leave a digital trail of data. Data points from what we share on social media, pings from our internet-connected devices, and purchases from our grocery store loyalty cards together form an alternative digital identity. As companies…

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CFP - Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine
Yale University

Deadline: June 15, 2018

General Description:  Yale University is pleased to host the 16th meeting of the Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine on October 5-6, 2018 in New Haven. JAS Med is convened annually for the presentation of research by young scholars working on the history of medicine and…

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AROUSED: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything
The New York Academy of Medicine

Deadline: June 28, 2018

General Information: Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018 6:00PM-7:30PM Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029 Cost: $12 General Public | $8 Friends, Fellows, Members, Seniors…

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CFP: Resuscitation, Reanimation, and the Modern World
Maison Française d’Oxford

Deadline: July 01, 2018

“Resuscitation, Reanimation, and the Modern World” 5-6 October 2018 Maison Française d’Oxford Drag the pale victim from the whelming…

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Center for Public Health Law Research Fellow
Center for Public Health Law Research, Temple University

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description The Center for Public Health Law Research (CPHLR) supports the widespread adoption of scientific tools and methods for mapping and evaluating the impact of law on health. The Center works by developing and teaching public health law research and legal epidemiology methods…

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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in the Medical Sciences
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Deadline: August 01, 2018

General Description: The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities…

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Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Health Law, Policy and Ethics
University of Ottawa Center for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Deadline: August 01, 2018

General Description:  Breakthroughs in health sciences offer tremendous hope to patients and the public, but with progress emerge new legal and ethical challenges. This position allows a scholar to join the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, Canada…

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2018 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Center for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, University of Ottawa

Deadline: August 01, 2018

General Description:  Breakthroughs in health sciences offer tremendous hope to patients and the public, but with progress emerge new legal and ethical challenges. This position allows a scholar to join the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, Canada…

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CFP: Special Issue on Blackness and Disability
Bates College

Deadline: August 31, 2018

General Description:  In summer 2017, African American Review published a special issue on Blackness and Disability. This issue was groundbreaking for a variety of reasons. So that it does not function as a scholarly version of a one-hit wonder, and since, without prodding,…

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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 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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