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Senior Associate, O'Neill Institute
The Senior Associate will work on funded projects and/or academic research projects. Work includes the development of proposals and grant writing, scholarship and substantive project research. Duties include but are not limited to:
Collaborates with the O'Neill Institute's Project Directors, faculty members, and Associates to conduct short-term advanced research projects, including legal and policy research on relevant national and global health law (e.g. public health law, international health regulations, health and human rights, etc.).
Supervises Associates, Research Assistants (RAs) and student research on relevant topics. Projects will involve legal and policy writing and presentations, as well as participation in related conferences and events.
Supports O'Neill Institute/ Global Health Law LL.M. courses to expand opportunities for experiential learning.
Cultivates and helps manage relationships with external clients to help define and support student papers and evaluate work.
Other work in support of the course development and execution will also be included.
Doctorate, JD or JD/MPH
Minimum of 4-8 years of health law and/or health policy experience required, with some supervisory experience
Familiarity with both domestic and international health law topics
Academic and working knowledge of research topics related to health law
Ability to operate professionally and maturely in interactions with academic and other stakeholders
Ability to work well as part of a small team, including leading and supervising staff and student work in a professional manner
Strong academic credentials, including publications, are preferred
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