Invites applications for two-year funded postdoctoral fellowships beginning September 2018

Application review will begin December 15, 2017

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is pleased to invite applications for the Hecht‐Levi Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Bioethics. This two year post‐doctoral fellowship seeks new fellows to begin September 2018. The main goal of the Fellowship is to launch the careers of the next generation of bioethics scholars, so there is considerable protected time for research and publication.

The admissions committee is seeking one to two uniquely qualified post-doctoral applicants to begin September 2018. Applicants with at least some exposure to Bioethics during their education are encouraged to apply, though an extensive background in bioethics is not required. This admissions process is highly competitive, as only one or two applicants are accepted into the program each year.

The Hecht‐Levi Fellowship Program provides two‐year postdoctoral positions that include:

  • Weekly seminars, presentations and discussions with leading academic and policy makers;
  • Individualized research program;
  • Bioethics coursework through the Berman Institutes Master in Bioethics program;
  • Post‐doctoral mentoring in bioethics;
  • Professional development training;
  • Participation in the Berman Institutes outreach efforts via social media;
  • Teaching opportunities (commensurate with experience and background);
  • $55,000 per year, plus health and other benefits
  • A modest discretionary fund for travel to relevant conferences

Applications are only being accepted electronically via Interfolio. Please be prepared to submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Copy of Graduate Transcript(s)
  • Writing Sample
  • Three Letters of Reference

Additional inquiries may be directed to the Director of Education Initiatives, Prof. Gail Geller at ggeller@jhu.edu. Review of applications will begin December 15th, 2017. The Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Hecht-Levi Fellows

Class of 2017

Class of 2016

Class of 2015

Class of 2014

Class of 2013

  • Theodore Bailey, MD, JD, MA
  • Stephanie Morain, PhD
  • Bridget Pratt, PhD
  • Kevin Riggs, MD, MPH
  • Yashar Saghai, PhD

Greenwall Fellows in Bioethics and Health Policy

Class of 2012
Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD
Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD
Kathy King, PhD
Nicole Martinez, JD

Class of 2011
Anne Barnhill, PhD, MA
Laura Biron, PhD
David Tester, PhD

Class of 2010
Eran Klein, MD, PhD
Natalie Ram, JD
Alan Rubel, JD, PhD

Class of 2009
Dan O’Connor, PhD
Michelle N. Meyer, JD, PhD
Sirine Shebaya, PhD
Andrea Sutherland, MD, MPH, MSc

Class of 2008
Leslie Meltzer Henry, JD, PhD(c), MSc
Yoram Unguru, MD, MS, MA, FAAP
Sara Olack, PhD

Class of 2007
Michelle H. Lewis, MD, JD
Elisa A. Hurley, PhD
Eileen H. Kim, MD, MA
Dan Moller, PhD

Class of 2006
Ruth M. Farrell MD, MA
S. Matthew Liao, PhD
Jonathan H. Marks, MA, BCL

Class of 2005
Gwynne L. Jenkins, PhD
Rebecca Kukla, PhD
Dan Larrivierre, MD, JD

Class of 2004
Mark Greene, PhD, BVSc
Debra Mathews, PhD
Naomi Seiler, JD
Jon Tilburt, MD

Class of 2003
David Bekelman, MD
Jacqueline Fox, JD, MA
Carol Moeller, PhD

Class of 2002
Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH
Gail Javitt, JD, MPH
James Taggart, JD, PhD

Class of 2001
Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA
Marc Spindelman, JD
Rebecca Walker, PhD

Class of 2000
Debra DeBruin, PhD
Ileana Dominguez-Urban, JD
Carol Vannier, MD

Class of 1999
Melissa M. Goldstein, JD
James Hodge, JD, ML
John Song, MD, MPH
Sonia Suter, JD, MA

Class of 1998
Ellen Agard, PhD, MPH
Lauren Randel, MD
Andrew Siegel, JD, PhD
Leslie Wolf, JD, MPH

Class of 1997
David McCarthy , PhD