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Open Rank Bioethics Faculty

Expiration Date:
June 9, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Ohio State University
Location:
Columbus, OH
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Center for Bioethics at The Ohio State University is a thriving department which serves as a forum for collaborative research, education, and clinical education. The Center seeks to carry out our vision through education, scholarship, mentorship, and community dialogue that make meaningful…

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The Center for Bioethics at The Ohio State University is a thriving department which serves as a forum for collaborative research, education, and clinical education. The Center seeks to carry out our vision through education, scholarship, mentorship, and community dialogue that make meaningful contributions to the field of bioethics and bring together academics and professionals across multiple disciplines.

The Division of Bioethics and the Department of Biomedical Education and Anatomy are located in the OSU College of Medicine and serve as the hub for our bioethics education programs. We offer an online MA in Bioethics program, a graduate minor, an undergraduate minor, and a clinical bioethics fellowship. We also provide education for the College of Medicine and serve the Wexner Medical Center through clinical ethics consultation. More information about the Center is available at go.osu.edu/bioethics.

The Center is at an exciting time of expansion in our educational offerings and is seeking faculty for both graduate and undergraduate courses. The Center is committed to supporting a diverse faculty and seeks colleagues who will help foster a scholarly community in which all individuals are safe, valued, and supported.

The position is open rank, with track based on interest and qualifications. However, it is envisioned as a non-tenure seeking position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level. The position’s primary responsibilities will involve teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Senior Research Assistant - Medical Ethics and Health Policy Research Program Manager

Expiration Date:
July 1, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine
Location:
Houston, TX
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time Senior Research Assistant for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will function as the overall research program manager for the Center Director, Dr. Amy McGuire. Dr. McGuire'…

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The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time Senior Research Assistant for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will function as the overall research program manager for the Center Director, Dr. Amy McGuire. Dr. McGuire's research program currently consists of over 10 projects totaling over $5M in funding and focuses on projects examining the ethical, legal and social implications of emerging technologies and novel therapeutics. 

The selected candidate will work closely with Dr. McGuire, external collaborators, and the Center's interdisciplinary faculty and staff across projects in a dynamic role to manage existing research grants and foster long-term growth and expansion of the program's research portfolio. This position will be responsible for managing programmatic, reporting, and compliance activities across multiple grants. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience on relevant research grants and experience conducting research in a related field (e.g., bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences). 

The Center cultivates a culture of intentionality, respect, inclusivity, and collaboration. We offer intellectual, social, and professional development opportunities to promote a meaningful work experience. We are reflective and mindful of issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in both interactions with one another and the work that we do. Hybrid and alternative work arrangements are available to Center staff.

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Research Coordinator II (Posting: 22000674)

Expiration Date:
June 17, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Georgia State University
Location:
Atlanta , GA
Job Type:
Full Time

The School of Public Health's Department of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a sponsor funded Research Coordinator II. This position will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties: Perform data collection and analysis, including: developing data collection…

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The School of Public Health's Department of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a sponsor funded Research Coordinator II. This position will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties: Perform data collection and analysis, including: developing data collection measure, support recruiting efforts, administer data collection measures, collaborate with investigators to analyze scientific data, contribute to manuscript and presentation preparation, and assist with grant writing. Conduct literature reviews in support of grant and manuscript preparation. This will include working with GSU library staff to complete systematic literature reviews in support of research projects that include systematic reviews. Support summary and analysis of literature reviews. Manages grant projects by working with the principle investigator to assure research tasks are completed within delegated times. Work with the GSU School of Public Health office of sponsored research to facilitate timely submission of grant proposals. Provide administrative support as appropriate, which may include assisting with scheduling and preparing for collaborative meetings. Other duties as assigned.

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Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Ethics and the ELSI of Precision Medicine

Expiration Date:
May 31, 2022
Hiring Institution:
University of North Carolina
Location:
Chapel Hill, NC
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI…

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The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of precision medicine. Through this partnership, we are expanding on the original CGS post-doctoral training program to include an emphasis on practical clinical ethics and attention to precision medicine. We are pleased to invite applications from individuals who are committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and research, and who have specific interests in these areas.

The fellowship, beginning in September 2022, allows time for research, training, and publications. Fellows will have the opportunity to collaborate with CGS, C:B, and PPMH faculty in the School of Medicine on selected projects in bioethics. They will also have the opportunity to participate in the Clinical Ethics Service at UNC Hospitals. With the assistance of a mentor, fellows will design an individual program tailored to their particular goals, interests, and background. Fellows may use the resources of CGS, C:B, and/or PPMH to develop projects on various topics relevant to clinical ethics and ELSI, as well as projects that highlight current PPMH interests such as: use of genetics for screening healthy populations of adults and children; the use of genomic information and family history in electronic health records; application of computational approaches (machine learning, artificial intelligence) for electronic decision support in a learning health system model; engagement of diverse populations in genomics and precision medicine; or the design of precision medicine research.

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Project Associate

Expiration Date:
July 31, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Division of Medical Ethics - NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Location:
New York, NY
Position Summary:

The Division of Medical Ethics is looking for a Project Associate to work directly with Alison Bateman-House, PhD. We would like the candidate to start as soon as possible. We expect the employee to devote 35hours a week to support the NYU Grossman School of Medicine…

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Position Summary:

The Division of Medical Ethics is looking for a Project Associate to work directly with Alison Bateman-House, PhD. We would like the candidate to start as soon as possible. We expect the employee to devote 35hours a week to support the NYU Grossman School of Medicine Working Group on Compassionate Use and Preapproval Access (CUPA) and the Working Group on Pediatric Gene Therapy and Medical Ethics (PGTME) in the following tasks.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with Dr. Bateman-House and the project managers of CUPA and PGTME to support these groups, for example by
  • Managing scheduling
  • Inviting internal and external speakers, day-of-event organization, and assistance with marketing for meetings/conferences
  • Notetaking in meetings and finalizing/distributing meeting minutes
  • Maintaining organized and updated files and contact databases
  • Researching and drafting documents on bioethics-related issues
  • Liaising with departmental communications re website maintenance
  • Other tasks as assigned. Candidate must be able and willing to work in tandem with the CUPA and PGTME project managers to ensure the groups’ success. This may mean temporarily assuming new responsibilities if, for example, one of these individuals is on leave.
  • Assist Division director/faculty as assigned with time sensitive research assistance and special projects
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Candidate must have effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work within a team environment, as well as independent
  • Candidate must have time management skills and the ability to multitask while paying attention to detail. Strong organizational skills, including careful attention to detail, are required, as are the abilities to timely monitor/respond to email communications and meet deadlines.
  • Computer skills, particularly familiarity with Apple products, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), electronic calendars, video conferencing, and other basic office support software, and internet research, are essential for this position.
  • Candidate must have ability to proofread documents and write clear, concise first drafts.
  • Candidate must have knowledge of standard office practices and use of standard office equipment such as copy machines, multi-line telephones, fax machines.
Preferred Qualifications:

Academic training in bioethics (BA level)

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Post-doc position

Expiration Date:
June 15, 2022
Hiring Institution:
University of Pennsylvania
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Wexler Lab at the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow in neuroethics. This 12-month position will begin in fall 2022; there is a possibility for renewal contingent…

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The Wexler Lab at the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow in neuroethics. This 12-month position will begin in fall 2022; there is a possibility for renewal contingent upon funding. The fellow will work on an NIH-funded project in neuroethics that utilizes sociological methods to study the ethical, legal, and social implications of neurotechnology.

The post-doctoral fellow will be able to participate fully in the life of the Department, which is among the world’s leading centers of bioethics research and teaching. The fellow will have full access to the intellectual resources of the Penn community. There may be the potential for the fellow to obtain core training in bioethics by participating in a weekly bioethics proseminar led by the Division Chief.

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Assistant Professors of Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Expiration Date:
June 5, 2022
Hiring Institution:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Location:
Little Rock, AR
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Department of Medical Humanities & Bioethics in the College of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks dedicated, energetic applicants who wish to join our growing team as a full time, tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor. While…

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The Department of Medical Humanities & Bioethics in the College of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks dedicated, energetic applicants who wish to join our growing team as a full time, tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor. While applicants must have experience with and interest in clinical ethics consultations, applicants should be prepared to fulfill all four of the core missions of an academic medical center (education, clinical & research service, scholarship, and administrative service/leadership).

Further, we are in need of applicants who have a deep interest and facility with health humanities, background championing support for vulnerable populations, and interest in facilitating efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion. All faculty in the department provide education across a variety of populations including undergraduate healthcare professional students, graduate medical trainees (house staff), clinical staff and faculty. Applicants also should demonstrate capacity for successful and meaningful scholarship related to the fields of bioethics and health humanities. Candidates who demonstrate the possibility of securing extra-mural funding (as a PI, co-I or consultant) will be considered favorably; however, this position is based on a “hard-money” salary.

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedical Ethics/Clinical Trials

Expiration Date:
February 23, 2023
Hiring Institution:
McGill University
Location:
Montreal,
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

McGill Biomedical Ethics Unit / Studies of Translation, Ethics, and Medicine (STREAM) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow (PDF) with a background in the social sciences (e.g. sociology), decision sciences or who has qualitative research skills.* Priority will be given to…

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McGill Biomedical Ethics Unit / Studies of Translation, Ethics, and Medicine (STREAM) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow (PDF) with a background in the social sciences (e.g. sociology), decision sciences or who has qualitative research skills.* Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of drug trials and a penchant for interdisciplinary work.

The NIH-funded project will use qualitative or other research methods to better understand how scientific and ethical review committees make decisions about launching first in human trials of drugs. This work will be complemented by ethical and conceptual analysis of decision-making surrounding early phase clinical trials.

The PDF will work under the supervision of Jonathan Kimmelman and in collaboration with a team based at University of California-Davis. Candidates must relocate to Montreal, Quebec.The PDF is encouraged to develop their own research within the scope of the project, and to publish both team and independently authored manuscripts.

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Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Ethics and the ELSI of Precision Medicine

Expiration Date:
May 31, 2022
Hiring Institution:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location:
Chapel Hill, NC
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI…

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The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of precision medicine. Through this partnership, we are expanding the original CGS postdoctoral training program to include an emphasis on practical clinical ethics and attention to precision medicine. We are pleased to invite applications from individuals who are committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and research, and who have specific interests in these areas.

This two-year fellowship will begin in September 2022. The fellowship allows time for research, training, and publications. Fellows will have the opportunity to collaborate with CGS, C:B, and PPMH faculty in the School of Medicine on selected projects in bioethics. They will also have the opportunity to participate in the Clinical Ethics Service at UNC Hospitals. With the assistance of a mentor, fellows will design an individual program tailored to their particular goals, interests, and background. Fellows may use the resources of CGS, C:B, and/or PPMH to develop projects on various topics relevant to clinical ethics and ELSI, as well as projects that highlight current PPMH interests, such as: use of genetics for screening healthy populations of adults and children; use of genomic information and family history in electronic health records; engagement of diverse populations in genomics and precision medicine; or design of precision medicine research.

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Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Ethics and the ELSI of Precision Medicine

Expiration Date:
May 31, 2022
Hiring Institution:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location:
Chapel Hill, NC
Job Type:
Full Time

The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI…

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The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of precision medicine. Through this partnership, we are expanding the original CGS postdoctoral training program to include an emphasis on practical clinical ethics and attention to precision medicine. We are pleased to invite applications from individuals who are committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and research, and who have specific interests in these areas. This two-year fellowship will begin in September 2022. The fellowship allows time for research, training, and publications. Fellows will have the opportunity to collaborate with CGS, C:B, and PPMH faculty in the School of Medicine on selected projects in bioethics. They will also have the opportunity to participate in the Clinical Ethics Service at UNC Hospitals. With the assistance of a mentor, fellows will design an individual program tailored to their particular goals, interests, and background. Fellows may use the resources of CGS, C:B, and/or PPMH to develop projects on various topics relevant to clinical ethics and ELSI, as well as projects that highlight current PPMH interests, such as: use of genetics for screening healthy populations of adults and children; use of genomic information and family history in electronic health records; engagement of diverse populations in genomics and precision medicine; or design of precision medicine research. Fellows will have access to a wide range of activities and opportunities within the CGS, C:B, and the PPMH, including: • Regular seminars, presentations, and discussions with leaders in the field; • Bioethics mentorship; • Professional development training; • Teaching opportunities (commensurate with experience and background); • Clinical ethics consultation training in UNC Hospitals; • Independent and collaborative research; • Publication opportunities (as a co-author, lead author, or solo author); • Grant-writing opportunities; • Conference presentations Qualifications: • Candidates should have a strong interest in clinical ethics, precision medicine, and/or ELSI research, and have recently completed a doctoral degree (PhD, JD, MD) before beginning the program. • We welcome individuals from a variety of disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences, genetics or other basic sciences, epidemiology, nursing, medicine, law, philosophy, or public health. Salary/Benefits: • Salary is commensurate with experience and similar to rates offered by the NIH • Health insurance • A modest discretionary fund for travel How to apply: Review of applications will begin immediately with a deadline of May 31, 2022. Candidates may apply via PeopleAdmin [https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/221929]. Complete applications require the following materials: • Cover letter • Personal statement in support of your application (2 pages, maximum) • CV • Three letters of reference • Writing sample (published or unpublished for which you were the lead or solo author) For more information on this fellowship position, please contact Kriste Kuczynski ([email protected]), Program Manager of the Center for Genomics and Society. Our fellowship program is profoundly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and seeks candidates who foster and share this commitment. Scholars from historically underrepresented groups, who have experienced socioeconomic disadvantage, or who have disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

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