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 11, 2017

The deadline for applications for the 2017-2018 fellowship is now closed.  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…

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Director, Master of Arts in Bioethics Program
Emory University Center for Ethics and Laney Graduate School

Deadline: March 31, 2014

The Center for Ethics at Emory University seeks a bioethics scholar to direct our Master of Arts in Bioethics (MAB) program. Rank and area of specialty are open. The…

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Lester Kissel Grant in Practical Ethics for Harvard College Students
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

Deadline: April 04, 2014

Harvard College students are eligible to apply for a Lester Kissel Grant in Practical Ethics to support research and writing that makes contributions to the understanding of practical ethics. A number of grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects to be conducted during the summer of…

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Science and Governance at the Frontiers of Life
STS Summer School, Harvard Kennedy School

Deadline: April 04, 2014

This weeklong summer school is intended for graduate students and early postdocs in science and technology studies, history, philosophy, sociology, and anthropology of science, legal studies or related fields. We also invite applications from students in the biomedical sciences, life sciences and…

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2014 Health Law Scholars Workshop
The Center for Health Law Studies, Saint Louis University School of Law and the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics

Deadline: April 07, 2014

The Health Law Scholars Workshop is a collegial forum in which faculty new to health law and bioethics scholarship present works-in-progress and receive in-depth advice from experienced scholars and teachers in the field of health law and bioethics. The workshop encourages health and bioethics scholarship,…

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Public Health Advisor
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services

Deadline: April 08, 2014

These positions may be located in any of the offices reporting to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), with vacancies in Washington, DC and Rockville, MD, including in the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).  OHRP is…

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Public Health Law Research (PHLR) Call for Proposals Now Open!

Deadline: April 15, 2014

This will be a single-round proposal call. Applicants are expected to submit a detailed proposal of no more than 23 pages by April 15, 2014. Only short-term studies will be funded, with up to $1.25 million available in this round. Studies up to 18 months long will be…

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Call for applications: Brocher Summer Academy 2014 Ethical Choices for DALYs and the Measurement of
Brocher Foundation

Deadline: April 17, 2014

The biennial Summer Academy in the Ethics of Global Population Health is hosted by the Brocher Foundation on the shores of Lake Geneva June 9-13 2014, introducing…

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Deputy Attorney General
Civil Division, Health Law Unit, New Castle County, Delaware Department of Justice

Deadline: April 17, 2014

Description of Duties: The Delaware Department of Justice, Civil Division, Health Law Unit, seeks a Deputy Attorney General to primarily represent The Department of Health and Social Services and its divisions, including the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, on a variety of legal…

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Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Fellows
The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Deadline: April 25, 2014

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to serve as O’Neill Institute Law Fellows. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., the O’Neill Institute is a leading research institute for health…

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Visiting Fellows Programme: Global Health, Ethics, Philosophy, and Human Rights
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Deadline: April 30, 2014

2014-2015 Visiting Fellowships LSHTM is offering a limited number of visiting fellowships during the academic year 2014-2015 (Sept-June) for individuals wanting to conduct ethics or philosophical research and/or scoping activities for future joint research. Visiting fellows will be provided…

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Journal of Law and the Biosciences (JLB) Soliciting Commentaries

Deadline: May 05, 2014

Journal of Law and the Biosciences is pleased to solicit Peer Commentaries for the following articles: The Regulation of Cognitive Enhancement Devices, by Hannah Maslen, Thomas Douglas, Roi Cohen Kadosh, Neil…

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Foundation for Child Development Young Scholars Program
Foundation for Child Development

Deadline: May 9, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

The FCD Young Scholars Program (YSP) supports policy- and practice-relevant research on the development and learning needs of the nation's young children growing up under conditions of poverty and low-income. FCD believes that early learning is a solid first step towards lifelong development…

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2014-2015 Student Fellowship
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: May 19, 2014

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,…

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Call for Submissions: The 1st Annual International Neuroethics Society Student Essay Prize
International Neuroethics Society

Deadline: May 20, 2014

The International Neuroethics Society is pleased to announce a call for submissions for a new student prize in neuroethics, which is envisioned to promote interest in neuroethics at an early stage in student's careers. All current postsecondary students in any discipline…

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Health Law Counsel
Aetna Inc.

Deadline: May 21, 2014

Position Summary This position will support Lead Privacy and Behavioral Health Counsel in providing legal advice and recommendations for action regarding matters of complexity as well as more routine privacy matters. This position is generally focused on providing day-to-day legal guidance…

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Intern, Health Economics Projects
US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

Deadline: May 22, 2014, 12:00pm

The US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is seeking an intern to support ongoing health economics projects. The intern will be responsible for assisting with…

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Lecturer in Medical Law, Ethics and Policy (Fixed Term) and Research Fellowship in Medical Law and E
University of Cambridge Faculty of Law

Deadline: June 09, 2014

The Faculty of Law invites applications for a full-time Temporary Lectureship (5-year fixed term) in Medical Law, Ethics and Policy commencing on 1 September 2014 for a fixed period of five years. The person appointed will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, helping to expand the range…

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Three Positions in Ethics of Technology
3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology in the Netherlands

Deadline: June 10, 2014

We are looking for three talented PhD students for projects in the areas of: Technology & Ethics (various areas) (Delft University of Technology) Ethics of Technology (various areas) (Eindhoven University of Technology) Ethics of Emerging…

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Health Science Administrator (Deputy Director, OHRP)
Office of the Secretary, Office of the Asst. Secretary for Health (OASH), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)

Deadline: June 13, 2014

The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) is pleased to announce the following job vacancy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH). OHRP is actively seeking to fill a vacancy for its Deputy Director. Series and Grade: GS-0601-15 Salary…

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Harvard Clinical Bioethics Course
Harvard Medical School

Deadline: June 17, 2014

Petrie-Flom Executive Director Holly Fernandez Lynch will speak on Thursday, June 19, on "What Ethicists Should Know about the Law." For more details about the course, including registration…

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Health Care Ethicist
National Center for Ethics in Health Care

Deadline: June 18, 2014

The National Center for Ethics in Health Care is recruiting for a Health Care Ethicist to serve in the New York City office. Salary range $78,361 to $121,136 per year. Application deadline Wednesday, June 18, 2014. For information about the position or to apply, please visit…

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Faculty Leader for Proposed Master’s Degree Program in Bioethics
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: June 27, 2014

Harvard Medical School’s new Center for Bioethics is pleased to announce a Request for Applications for a non-tenure track faculty position to finalize planning and facilitate the approval process for a proposed Master’s degree program in Bioethics at Harvard Medical School.  Upon…

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AJOB Editorial Manager/Research Assistant
Center for Biomedical Ethics at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Deadline: June 30, 2014

All applicants must apply online at:   www.jobs.stanford.edu Search “staff” job position # 62388  Job Description: The Center for Biomedical Ethics…

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Research Assistant
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Deadline: July 04, 2014

GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT Working under the direction of the Research Manager, Division Chief, and faculty of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, the Research Assistant is responsible for the daily organization, coordination, and conduct of activities related…

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Summer Program on Emerging Issues in Food and Drug Law
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University

Deadline: July 14 - 18, 2014

Please join the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University for a one-week intensive summer institute exploring the domestic and international legal, regulatory, and policy framework shaping the safety and availability of foods and medicines worldwide.  …

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Summer Program in US Health Reform
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University

Deadline: July 21 - 25, 2014

Important Dates Regular Application Deadline: June 15 Program Details Program Fees Regular Attendees Middle/Low-income Countries: $1,825 ($3,150) High-income Countries: $2,500 ($4,485)

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AHCJ-NLM Health Journalism Fellowships
Association of Health Care Journalists and National Library of Medicine

Deadline: July 28, 2014

AHCJ-NLM Health Journalism Fellowships September 7-11 Get hands-on medical research training - at the source.   The Association of Health Care Journalists has teamed up…

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Health Law Attorney
Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., Attorneys at Law

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., Attorneys at Law, seek an Attorney with 3-5 years of experience to join our Health Law practice in Concord, New Hampshire. The ideal candidate with have experience working with regulatory issues including HIPAA, Stark Law, Anti-kickback, ADA and Medicare and Medicaid regulations.…

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Ethics Research
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Position Start Date: As negotiated with the successful applicant. Qualifications: Ph.D. or other terminal degree (J.D., M.D.) with experience in bioethics. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with normative bioethics analyses,…

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Call for Applications: Student Internship Program

Deadline: July 31, 2014

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is seeking student interns for the fall 2014 semester.   Availability to start by August 4, 2014 is preferred, but later start dates will be considered on an individual basis; please indicate…

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Senior Researcher (Associate Professor) in Medical Ethics
Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Job Title: Senior Researcher (Associate Professor) in Medical Ethics Division: Medical Sciences Department: Nuffield Department of Population Health Group/Unit: The Ethox Centre Location: Old Road Campus, Headington,…

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Job Opportunity: Health Law Fellowship, 2014-2015
Yale Law School

Deadline: July 31, 2014

YLS is seeking to hire a Senior Fellow in Health Law, who will taken on director-type responsibilities for YLS's health program, including conference and event development and management, fundraising and policy-paper writing. The fellow will also have the option of devoting some time to either…

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Early Career Advisor Program
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

Deadline: August 01, 2014

The ASBH Early Career Advisor Program gives individuals early in their career in bioethics or the humanities the opportunity to present a paper or project to more experienced members of ASBH. There will be an opportunity for advisors and authors to discuss their project/paper over a 1-1.5 hour meeting…

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Call for Papers: Winter 2015 The SciTech Lawyer
American Bar Association

Deadline: August 01, 2014

This is a call for authors for the Winter 2015 The SciTech Lawyer, focusing on current developments in law, science, medicine, and technology that is of professional interest to the members of the American Bar…

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ORISE Fellowship
Office of Health System Collaboration, CDC

Deadline: August 01, 2014

In partnership with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is pleased to announce a fellowship opportunity for an ORISE fellow in the Office…

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Two Clinical Ethicist Positions
Boston Children's Hospital

Deadline: August 04, 2014

Temporary Clinical Ethicist The Clinical Ethicist (33200BR) provides formal and informal ethics consultations and collaborates with clinical teams, patients and families, managers, and consultants to address ethical issues in pediatric health care and research. Documents ethics…

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2014 Causal Inference Workshops: Main and Advanced
Northwestern Law School and Duke University Law School

Deadline: August 13, 2014

Northwestern University and Duke University are holding two workshops on Research Design for Causal Inference this year.  We invite you to attend either or both.  Apologies for the length of this message, which covers both. Main workshop:  Monday – Friday,…

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Senior Lecturing Fellow/Associate Director of Engagement
Dept. of Science & Society, Duke University

Deadline: August 15, 2014

Job Title: Senior Lecturing Fellow/Associate Director of Engagement Hiring Institution: Duke University Hiring Department: Science & Society Annual Salary: The salary will be commensurate with background…

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: August 15, 2014

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time research assistant for project collaboration with Harvard Catalyst (Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center) on challenges and…

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Fall 2014 Venture Incubation Program Application
Harvard Innovation Lab, Harvard University

Deadline: August 17, 2014

The Venture Incubation Program is a 12-week program designed to help current Harvard students make progress on their entrepreneurial ventures. Students committed to building their venture among an engaging community at the i-lab are encouraged to apply. Selected teams will have access to VIP-only…

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Associate Position
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law

Deadline: August 22, 2014

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law seeks a candidate to serve as an O’Neill Institute Associate to work on domestic and global health law and policy projects. The O’Neill Institute is housed…

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Call for Submissions: Journal of Law and the Biosciences

Deadline: August 29, 2014

Journal of Law and the Biosciences (JLB) is actively soliciting original manuscripts, responses, essays, and book reviews devoted to the examination of issues related to the intersection of law and biosciences, including…

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MPH Program Manager
The Master of Public Health Program in Urban Health, Northeastern University

Deadline: August 29, 2014

Job Description Requisition Number: STFR001604  Division/College:  Bouve College of Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Division/College Location:  Boston Main Campus Full-time/Part-time: Full Time Grade: 11 Responsibilities…

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Call for Papers: AALS Joint Program
The Association of American Law Schools

Deadline: August 31, 2014

AALS Joint Program Section on Aging and the Law  ●  Section on Law, Medicine, and Health Care 2015 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Call for Papers: AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care
The Association of American Law Schools

Deadline: September 01, 2014

AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care Works-in-Progress for New Law School Teachers AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

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Senior Analyst of State Health Policy
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Deadline: September 05, 2014

The Senior Analyst of State Health Policy works with the Director of State Health Policy and members to develop the organization’s state public health policy agenda which may include state legislative, statutory, regulatory and executive orders activities and supports…

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Information Research Specialist
Legislative Branch, Library of Congress

Deadline: September 10, 2014

Job Title: Information Research Specialist (Health Policy and Medicine) Job Announcement Number:140222 SALARY RANGE: $75,621.00 to $98,305.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 to Wednesday,…

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Research Program Coordinator
Institute of Bioethics, John Hopkins Berman Institute

Deadline: September 12, 2014

This is a perfect position for someone looking to gain experience prior to graduate training in bioethics. The Research Program Coordinator will work with two or three primary faculty members at the Johns Hopkins Berman…

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