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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Creighton University School of Law

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Post Doctoral Fellowship

Post-doctoral Fellowship Position in Public Health Law

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Law and the Public’s Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities are seeking qualified candidates for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship position in public health law. The candidate will work full-time with a collaborative team of faculty, fellows, and students at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Georgetown University Law Center pursuant to a multi-year project that the Center is engaged through funding of the Health Resources Services Agency (HRSA) and other potential projects.  For more information about the HRSA project, please see the Center’s website at:

Candidates must have their J.D. degree from an accredited law school, and should have exceptional academic credentials (preferably including scholarly or applied practice publications) and strong research interests, knowledge, course work, or experience in public health law, ethics, and policy. Candidates who also have a M.P.H. degree from an accredited school of public health or a public health background may be preferred.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2005, and should include: (1) a cover letter that states the candidate’s research interests and experience in public health law; (2) current resume; (3) writing sample[s] that are written solely by the candidate; and (4) at least two professional references.  Some candidates may also be asked to provide official academic transcripts or other data.  Applicants must be prepared to begin on or about January 1, 2006.  Salary and benefits through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will be based on federal guidelines for post-doctoral fellow positions.

For further information or to apply, please email or call:

James G. Hodge, Jr., J.D., LL.M., Executive Director, Center for Law and the Public’s Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House, Room 588,  624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD  21205-1996   (410) 955-7624

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