Overview

This is a call for postdoctoral fellows in pharmaceutical law and health services research in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Applications are invited from researchers with doctoral degrees (J.D., M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., or equivalent) or who will complete such training by July 2022.

Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Director

Jerry Avorn, M.D., Co-Director

Ameet Sarpatwari, Ph.D.,J.D.,Assistant Director

Call for Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications – Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL) The Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Medicine and Harvard Medical School invites its 2022 round of applications for postdoctoral fellows in pharmaceutical law and health services research. Current fellows have studied FDA regulation, patents, drug access and costs, and competition in the therapeutic marketplace. Other areas of focus include intellectual property, ethics, and comparative effectiveness, as well as the development, approval, and evidence-based use of drugs, devices, vaccines, procedures, and diagnostics. Applications are invited from researchers with doctoral degrees (J.D., M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., or equivalent) or who will complete such training by July 2022. Fellows will have an appointment at Harvard Medical School, receive close mentorship from faculty members in the Division, and engage in one or more projects intended to start their careers in law and public health research. Fellowship length will vary depending on the candidate (Minimum: 1 year).

The deadline is January 28, 2022. To apply, please send toasarpatwari@bwh.harvard.edu: (1) a CV, (2) a writing sample, and (3) a cover letter describing your past work, ideas for the kind of research you’d like to do in the fellowship, and career goals. The Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics is an approximately 75-member interdisciplinary research center. Our work focuses on the evaluation, regulation, outcomes, and cost-effectiveness of prescription drugs and medical devices, as well as the development and evaluation of policies to improve use of therapeutics.

E-mail Ameet Sarpatwari, Ph.D., J.D.,atasarpatwari@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers; women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to toasarpatwari@bwh.harvard.edu