Deadline: August 01, 2018

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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 for four months. Housed in the Faculty of Law, the Centre is the largest of its kind in Canada and a hub for research across disciplines on cutting edge problems.

The Chairholder will benefit from exchanges with Centre members from Law, Social Sciences, Arts, Health Sciences, Management, and Medicine. Members work on a broad range of issues, including but not limited to mental health law and policy, medical aid in dying, new technologies, reproductive health, bioethics, rights to health, health systems law and policy, public health policy, global health, Indigenous health, migrant health, and aging. The Chairholder will also have the opportunity to network with leading policy makers, jurists, and stakeholders in the nation’s capital.

  • Duration: 4 months

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

  • Remuneration: $25,000 (USD) + benefits

  • Application Deadline: August 1, 2018

For more information on the Centre: http://ottawahealthlaw.ca

For questions about the Centre: healthlaw@uottawa.ca

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