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Postdoctoral Fellow in Health and Law
Opportunities at the IHSP
Student Travel Grants

Call for applications: Postdoctoral Fellow in Health and Law

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]

Opportunities at the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP)

The IHSP has several internships, awards and fellowship opportunities on offer, including a Post-doctoral Fellowship Project on Harm Reduction as Public Policy. Visit their site at for more information.

Student Travel Grants

Call for Nominations for Student Travel Grants

The McGill Research Group in Health and Law (RGHL) is accepting applications for student travel grants. A maximum of $1,000 can be claimed for undergraduate and LLM students, and $ 1,500 for doctoral students. The allocation of grants will depend on the quality and number of applications.

The RGHL is a research network that aims to promote the sharing of research and ideas between researchers and students, and supports collaborative work on issues related to health. The award must be used to finance trips aimed at disseminating research on health and law.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. 1. Grants will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students of the McGill Faculty of Law who present at a conference on health and law (the presentation must be accepted).
  2. Applicants must complete File Application Form – RGHL Travel Grant
  3. A 300-word report must be provided to the RGHL within the 30 days following the conference explaining how the grant awarded facilitated the candidate’s participation in the conference and how this involvement has been beneficial in the candidate’s academic career.

There are no deadlines for presenting application and the call for nomination remians open as long as funds are available.

For questions, please contact [at] (subject: RGHL%20Travel%20Grant) .

Appel de candidatures pour des bourses de voyage étudiantes 

Le Groupe de recherche en santé et droit (GRSD) sollicite des candidatures pour des bourses de voyage étudiantes. Un maximum de 1 000 $ peut être demandé pour les étudiants au premier cycle et à la maitrise, et de 1 500 $ pour les étudiants au doctorat. L’attribution des bourses dépendra de la qualité et du nombre de demandes.

Le GRSD est un réseau de recherche qui vise à favoriser le partage de la recherche et des idées entre professeurs et étudiants, et qui soutient le travail collaboratif sur les questions reliées à la santé. La bourse doit être utilisée pour financer des déplacements qui visent à diffuser des travaux de recherche portant sur la santé et le droit.

Critères d’admissibilité :

  1. Les subventions seront attribuées à des étudiants de premier cycle et de cycle supérieur de la Faculté de droit qui présentent à une conférence à propos de santé et de droit (la présentation doit être acceptée).
  2. Les candidats doivent remplir le formulaire que voici: File Formulaire de demande - Bourse de voyage GRSD
  3. Un rapport de 300 mots doit être fourni au GRSD dans les 30 jours suivant la participation à la conférence expliquant de quelle manière la bourse octroyée a facilité la participation du candidat à la conférence et en quoi cette participation à été bénéfique dans le cheminement académique du candidat.

Il n'y a pas de date limite pour soumettre une candidature et l'appel à candidature demeure ouvert tant que des fonds sont disponibles.

Pour toute question, veuillez contacter [at] (subject: Bourses%20de%20voyage%20GRSD) .