Deadline: August 01, 2017

Brad Hector

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Hosted at the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, the Chairholder will join a vibrant and growing community of scholars who are working on cutting-edge issues in health law, policy and ethics and will have the opportunity to interact with faculty members and graduate students from a number of different faculties. The location in Ottawa will enable the Chairholder to address issues of national and international significance and to network with leading policy-makers and jurists. The Chairholder will benefit from exchanges with a broad range of Centre members whose scholarly activities focus on, amongst others, vulnerable populations; the impact, assessment and regulation of new biomedical technologies; innovative approaches to health governance; and issues emerging as a result of the aging population.

Start date: September 2018 or January 2019

Duration: 4 months

Eligibility: Outstanding scholar with a Ph.D. or equivalent, U.S. citizenship, not having lived outside the U.S. for five or more consecutive years in the past six years.

Remuneration: $25,000 (USD) + benefits


Health-related issues at the intersection of law, policy and ethics: Technology and Innovation, Unique Populations, Aging, Domestic and Global Health Governance.

The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution. Some resource material may be in French. French is not required but would be an asset.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

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