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Associate, Health Families Initiatives, O'Neill Institute for Global Health - Law Center
The Healthy Families Associate, reporting to the Initiative Director, works on academic research projects, including preparation of white papers, organization of research colloquia, expert meetings, coordination of interdisciplinary research, and grant writing. These academic research projects involve working closely with faculty to produce scholarly works for publication. In some cases, this work will result in joint publication.
Legal and Policy Writing and Research
Conducts legal research, analysis, project organization, and external engagement on assigned topics with occasional support from, and supervision of, research assistants.
Coordinates with external partners, including donor organizations, and internal stakeholders of the Institute, including Georgetown University faculty and staff, to accomplish project and program goals.
Participates in legal and policy writing and presentations, and related conferences and events.
Works with, advises, and directs project team. Functioning as an expert resource on designated subjects.
Functions as project manager by maintaining assignment completion schedules.
Supports Institute fundraising efforts by assisting in the development of new and ongoing research projects and proposals.
Conducts research of, and outreach to, relevant large donors to facilitate new relationships for the Institute and increase funding opportunities.
Event Attendance and Networking
As assigned, attends and reports on events relevant to the assigned research topics and/or other projects at the Institute.
Networks with internal and external stakeholders, representing the Institute's projects and programs and the Associate's area of expertise.
Institute Support and Travel
Subject to Institute and project needs, occasionally travels to attend and/or present at relevant conferences, convening, and events, both domestic and international.
Supports Institute courses, including experiential components such as interacting with outside sponsors, participating in class exercises, and reviewing student work.
Supports the Institute's mission of capacity building by mentoring LL.M. students and/or Research Assistants on project/program work to foster substantive experience for students.
JD, JD/MPH, or JD-equivalent
2 to 5 years of relevant professional experience
Experience with health law and/or policy
Familiarity with both domestic and international health law topics
Academic and working knowledge of research topics related to health law
Excellent research and legal writing skills
Ability to operate professionally and maturely in interactions with academic and other stakeholders
Ability to work well as part of a small team and supervise student work in a professional manner
Preference for exceptional academic credentials, including publications
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