Institute Associate, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law - Georgetown University L
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Institute Associate, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law - Georgetown University Law Center
The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University was established in 2007 through the generous philanthropy of Linda and Timothy O'Neill to respond to the need for innovative solutions to the most pressing national and international health concerns. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., the O'Neill Institute reflects the importance of public and private law in health policy analysis. The O'Neill Institute draws upon the University's considerable intellectual resources, including the School of Nursing & Health Studies, School of Medicine, the Public Policy Institute, and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.
The Institute Associate works on projects and/or academic research projects - including preparation of white papers, organization of research colloquia, expert meetings, coordination of interdisciplinary research team, and grant writing. Academic projects involve working closely with faculty to produce scholarly works for publication - sometimes resulting in joint publication. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Institute, the Institute Associate has duties that include but are not limited to:
- Conducts legal research and analysis, project organization, and external engagement on assigned topics with occasional support from (and supervision of) RAs.
- Supports O'Neill Institute courses including experiential components such as interacting with outside sponsors, participating in class exercises, and reviewing student work.
- Attends and reports on events relevant to the assigned research topics and/or other projects at the Institute as assigned by the Executive Director of the O'Neill Institute.
- Communicates with other institutes, clinics and professors as needed to obtain information relevant to research projects.
- Supervises Research Assistants (RAs) and student research on relevant topics in projects that involve legal and policy writing and presentations, as well as and participation in related conferences and events.
- JD degree - preference for JD & Master's degree in Public Health
- Outstanding research and writing skills
- Preference for advanced training in public health and economics
- Experience in areas such as public health law and financing, health reform and healthcare systems (U.S. and comparative), and food and drug law.
Institute Associates, in positions for a 1-year term with possible renewal, receive a competitive salary with outstanding benefits.
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