RA on School Food Interventions

Seeking an HLS research assistant with excellent writing, editorial and organizational skills to participate in the final stages of preparing a national policy toolkit on school food interventions for publication.

This position will commence in January once filled, and may extend into related topics such as food literacy, Local School Wellness Policies, and child nutrition through the spring term.

More information on the project is available at http://www.chlpi.org/food-law-and-policy/projects/#current11

Please submit letter of interest (including approximate dates and hours a week available), current resume and a five to ten page writing sample to Bettina Neuefeind, Research Fellow, at bneuefeind@law.harvard.edu

Application Deadline for HLS-Cambridge J.D./LL.M. Joint Degree Program: January 9, 2015

The deadline to apply to study at Cambridge in the 2015-2016 academic year is Friday, January 9, 2015.

The Harvard Law School and the University of Cambridge J.D./LL.M. Joint Degree Program provides an efficient avenue to earn two degrees by enabling Harvard J.D. candidates to earn a Cambridge LL.M. and a Harvard J.D. in a total of 3 1/2 years.

Up to six Harvard 2Ls are selected annually to spend their 3L year reading for the LL.M. degree in Cambridge, England.

Further information about the program, eligibility, and application requirements can be found at: http://bit.ly/hls-cambridge or by contacting International Legal Studies: ils@law.harvard.edu 

Research assistant- international health and drug law

Mark Barnes is seeking one or two research assistants for the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center at Harvard (Harvard MRCT), of which he is faculty co-chair. Harvard MRCT is part of the Harvard Global Health Institute.

Work would be legal and policy research in international public health and drug safety/clinical trials regulations, approximately 10-20 hours per week for the spring semester, with possible continuation through the summer 2015 on a more full-time basis.

Topics of research include clinical trial and drug approval process regulatory reforms in China and India, as well as solutions for public access to clinical trials data. Compensation is $15/hour, and work schedules are flexible.

Participation as co-author in journal publications may be possible, dependent on an appropriate level of involvement. Interviews to be conducted in January.