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Friday, October 26, 2007

Greenwall Fellowship

GREENWALL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM IN BIOETHICS AND HEALTH POLICY Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities Fellowships The Greenwall Fellowship Program in Bioethics and Health Policy, an interdisciplinary program sponsored jointly by Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities, is offering interdisciplinary, two-year Fellowships for early-career legal scholars with outstanding potential. Appointments will begin in September 2008.

FELLOWSHIP DESCRIPTION: The Greenwall Fellowship in Law uniquely combines opportunities for in-depth, mentored research and high- impact public service. Each Fellow will undertake an individualized program of independent research and writing, complemented by a public-service experience in a health policy setting of the Fellow's choosing. Fellows will also enjoy ample opportunity for scholarly interaction (including participation in faculty research workshops) with a broad range of faculty at Georgetown (in the Law Center, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and the Philosophy Department) and at Johns Hopkins (in the Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Philosophy Department, the School of Medicine, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health), as well as with scholars at leading Washington "think tanks." Past Fellows have moved on to faculty appointments at leading law schools, as well as high-profile positions in government (including a White House Fellowship and Congressional staff positions). The stipend will be approximately $57,000 per year. No prior health law or bioethics experience is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For consideration, please send a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a writing sample, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a personal statement to:

CONTACT: Dr. Ruth Faden Greenwall Fellowship Program c/o Berman Institute of Bioethics Johns Hopkins University 100 N. Charles St., Suite 740 Baltimore, MD 21201 The personal statement should include a proposed agenda for scholarship or research (this need not be detailed, but you should articulate the core idea you would like to develop or the research question you want to investigate). It should also address: (1) unique dimensions of your background, (2) the evolution of your research and other professional interests, and (3) how the Greenwall Fellowship might contribute to your ability to fulfill your career aspirations. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 14, 2007.

For further information, please visit the Academic Training section of: http://www.bioethicsinstitute.org Additional questions may be addressed to: Email: MAILTO:fellows@jhsph.edu

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