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Qualitative Research/Teaching Assistant, Global Health Policy & Politics

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University is a multidisciplinary group of faculty, fellows and staff dedicated to discovering a more powerful and deeper understanding of the multiple ways in which law can be used to improve health. The O’Neill Institute hopes to encourage key decision-makers in the public, private and civil society sectors to employ the law as a positive tool to enable individuals and populations in the United States and throughout the world to lead healthier lives.

This paid, part-time position for a current graduate student will include assisting faculty with a course in qualitative methods and in conducting qualitative interviews as part of a research project on global health politics. Successful applicants will have significant training and skills in qualitative research. For motivated individuals this opportunity could include publishing opportunities. This will require 10-20 hours a week. For the spring semester, RAs will work virtually, and should endeavor to be available for occasional meetings during business hours in Eastern Time and will need to be available to assist with teaching Wednesday evenings.


  • A current Georgetown student
  • Proficient in English
  • Strong research skills (research experience preferred)
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Detail oriented and able to work well with little supervision
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Google Suite

Requirements to Apply 

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and writing samples with subject [Qualitative Research/Teaching Assistant] to no later than Monday, December 28.