Call for Applications: Research Assistant, Drug Pricing in the U.S. and Globally

Deadline: January 25, 2019



The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School seeks a current Harvard graduate student to serve as Research Assistant in support of the creation of a white paper on drug pricing policies in the United States and globally, based on presentations at our October 2018 event.


The one-day conference explored the current pharmaceutical pricing landscape by bringing together leaders from the pharmaceutical industry, policymakers, legal practitioners, and scholars. Participants discussed current challenges in drug pricing from development to delivery in both the United States and globally, and proposed best practices to address these issues.

Under the supervision of the Executive Director the RA will:

  • Research the history of drug pricing policy in the U. S. and globally;

  • Investigate current policies for drug pricing, including within the pharmaceutical industry;

  • Write up and assist in creating working drafts;

  • Incorporate comments and changes from working group; and

  • Perform line edits.


This position is open to current Harvard graduate students with the following qualifications: 

  • Expertise in research;

  • Strong writing and editing skills, with experience in legal academic writing a plus;

  • Interest in pharmaceutical pricing, public health policy, and health law is preferred.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit a recent writing sample, an unofficial transcript, and a CV to by January 25, 2018. 

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