Call for applications: Postdoctoral Fellow in Health and Law

Published: 16 July 2018

The McGill Research Group on Health and Law (RGHL) at McGill University’s Faculty of Law is seeking a postdoctoral fellow for a one-year period, with a start date during the 2018–2019 Academic Year.

About the Research Group on Health and Law (

The RGHL is a research network that seeks to foster the sharing of scholarship and ideas among professors and students, and encourages collaborative work on health-related issues. It also seeks to build interdisciplinary bridges across the University with colleagues working on health-related topics. Finally, it aims to provide students with a breadth of opportunities for pursuing intellectual endeavours in the field of health law through course work, independent research, graduate studies, or extracurricular engagements.


The primary responsibility will be the preparation of grant applications to fund future and ongoing RGHL activities. Other tasks may include assisting in carrying out current projects and curriculum development in public health law and policy. The work will be carried out under the supervision of the RGHL conveners and members.

The Fellow is expected to conduct his or her own research alongside his or her responsibilities in assisting the RGHL.

Qualities sought

  • Completion of doctoral-level studies in law with a focus on law and health, or law degree followed by doctoral studies in health law, health policy, or a related discipline.
  • Fluency in English
  • Proficiency in French
  • Interdisciplinary background an asset
  • Experience writing grant applications an asset

Application deadline: September 15, 2018

​Salary: $40,000 per annum.

Please submit a presentation letter (one page maximum), a curriculum vitae, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation by email to [at]

Questions may be addressed to [at]

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