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.


2017-2018 Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship

2017-2018 Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship
Harvard Law School

Deadline: August 4, 2017

The Center and Student Fellowship. The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is an interdisciplinary research program at Harvard Law School dedicated to the scholarly research of important issues at the intersection of law and health policy, including issues…

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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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Junior Research Scholar
Sports and Society Program, NYU School of Professional Studies

Deadline: May 12, 2017

JR. RESEARCH SCHOLAR: NYU School of Professional Studies, Sports and Society Program We are seeking a researcher for the NYU SPS Sports and Society Program.  It is an independent think tank based at NYU School of Professional Studies and is also affiliated with the NYU School of Law…

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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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Clinical Ethics Fellow in Pediatric and Adult Medicine
Children’s of Minnesota

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description: Children’s of Minnesota is excited to announce our new Bioethics Fellowship program and are seeking our first Fellow. This is an amazing opportunity to train with the best in a fully integrated Ethics program at a leading Children’s Hospital.  Clinical…

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Bioethics Instructor or Assistant Professor
Division of Medical Ethics and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYULMC

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (https://med.nyu.edu/child-adolescent-psychiatry/) at NYU Langone Medical Center and the Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health of NYU School of Medicine…

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Research Fellow & Lecturer in Law
Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy at Seton Hall Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION Research Fellows at Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy are non-tenure track faculty members who conduct research and writing, develop and disseminate policy recommendations,…

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Center Fellow
Center for Health Policy and Law, Northeastern University School of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

Responsibilities Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL) is creating a two-year fellowship, beginning as early as April 2017, with the Center for Health Policy and Law (The Center). The Fellow will receive support and supervision…

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Center Fellow
Center for Health Policy and Law, Northeastern University School of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

Responsibilities Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL) is creating a two-year fellowship, beginning as early as April 2017, with the Center for Health Policy and Law (The Center). The Fellow will receive support and supervision…

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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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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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