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Bioethics Program Faculty Member

Expiration Date:
December 20, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Location:
New York, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

We are seeking to fill a fully funded full-time faculty position with a scholar in bioethics who is eager to collaborate and participate in the full range of our activities. We are seeking either a promising or an established dynamic scholar who will be committed to maintaining our current…

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We are seeking to fill a fully funded full-time faculty position with a scholar in bioethics who is eager to collaborate and participate in the full range of our activities. We are seeking either a promising or an established dynamic scholar who will be committed to maintaining our current activities and further developing our program. The ideal applicant will have discerning insights, innovative ideas, and the motivation for helping to advance our program. Preferred qualifications include a record of both scholarly publication and graduate-level teaching. The successful candidate will have a broad view of bioethics and be prepared to take over the direction of the Bioethics Program in the near future. Initially, this faculty member will assume leadership of our bioethics education programs. Salary and rank are open and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Bioethics Research Assistant I- Ethical, Social and Legal Issues of Genomics

Expiration Date:
December 30, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Location:
Houston, TX
Job Type:
Full Time

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will be responsible for providing research support for faculty members conducting National Institutes of Health-…

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The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will be responsible for providing research support for faculty members conducting National Institutes of Health-funded projects related to data sharing ethics and policy in the field of genomics. This position is funded through 10/1/2022, with the possibility of extension based on available grant funding. Primary duties and responsibilities: • Provide research support for ongoing projects, including organizing project files, scheduling project activities and meetings, taking meeting minutes, and coordinating with co-investigators, collaborators, and project personnel across multiple sites to move projects forward • Develop and manage project databases, including tracking and reporting on project components to ensure timelines are adhered to and are deadlines met • Develop and maintain manuals of procedures for projects and assist with project protocol development and management • Conduct comprehensive literature searches in the areas of bioethics, science, social science and health policy literature • Assist with qualitative and quantitative research data coordination and management, for example, contributing to instrument development and refinement, executing data collection, data cleaning and quality control oversight • Contribute to qualitative (primarily interviews) and quantitative (primarily surveys) data analysis • Assist with document preparation and references for publications and new project proposals • Contribute presentation preparation, such as pulling data and drafting slides • Serve as communications liaison to promote research team publications and presentations and help draft materials to this end • Attend project meetings • Perform other job-related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences, or related field • Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience Preferred Qualifications • Education Preferred: Master's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences or related field • A Master’s degree may be accepted in lieu of required experience • Experience with qualitative and quantitative methodologies and data analysis software programs (e.g., Atlas.ti, nVivo, SPSS, STATA) • Ability to display a professional, positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills and communication skills required and must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, efficient, and strong organizational skills Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in accepting work assignments with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks, understand processes, and resolve issues How to Apply Those interested in this position should submit a resume and cover letter indicating their desire to be considered.

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Postdoctoral Associate: Ethical, Social and Legal Issues of Genomics/Ethics & Health Policy Research

Expiration Date:
December 30, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Location:
Houston , TX
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is hiring a full-time postdoctoral researcher with strong empirical skills to work on NIH-funded research examining ethical, legal, and social issues at the intersection of data sharing and privacy (including the use…

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The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is hiring a full-time postdoctoral researcher with strong empirical skills to work on NIH-funded research examining ethical, legal, and social issues at the intersection of data sharing and privacy (including the use of genetic genealogy databases to solve crimes, the psychosocial and relational impacts of discovering new genetic relatives through direct-to-consumer genetic testing, and policy issues related to sharing genomic, neural activity, and health data to advance research and improve care). This is a non-laboratory research position. The postdoctoral researcher will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Amy McGuire, JD, PhD, and Christi Guerrini, JD, MPH. In addition to the primary duties and responsibilities related to their work on funded research projects, postdoctoral researchers will receive mentoring to assist with publishing manuscripts and presenting research at academic conferences. Qualified candidates may receive additional mentorship to submit their own external training grant application. The Center regularly hosts journal clubs, career development information sessions, and professional development events, including in-services on grant writing, academic presentations, and goal planning. The Center promotes an intellectually stimulating and collaborative environment conducive to academic excellence.

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Bioethics Research Assistant II: Ethical, Social and Legal Issues of Genomics/Ethics & Health Policy Research

Expiration Date:
December 31, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Location:
Houston, TX, TX
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is hiring a full‐time Research Assistant II with strong empirical skills to work on NIH‐funded research examining ethical, legal, and social issues at the intersection of data sharing and privacy (including the use of…

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The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is hiring a full‐time Research Assistant II with strong empirical skills to work on NIH‐funded research examining ethical, legal, and social issues at the intersection of data sharing and privacy (including the use of genetic genealogy databases to solve crimes, the psychosocial and relational impacts of discovering new genetic relatives through direct‐to‐consumer genetic testing, and policy issues related to sharing genomic, neural activity, and health data to advance research and improve care). This is a non‐laboratory research position. This position will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Amy McGuire, JD, PhD, and Christi Guerrini, JD, MPH. Primary duties and responsibilities:  Assist with instrument development (interview/focus group guides, survey experiments, and Delphi materials) and data collection  Assist with research interviews/focus groups and participate in qualitative data analysis  Help organize modified policy Delphi process, including developing materials and contributing to data analysis to develop policy options and best practices  Contribute to publishing research findings as manuscripts for relevant academic journals  Prepare project findings for presentation at local, national, and international meetings  Perform other job‐related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications  Bachelor's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences, or related field  Experience Required: Three years of relevant experience Preferred Qualifications  Education Preferred: Master's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences or related field  Experience with qualitative data collection and analysis preferred; experience with qualitative data analysis programs preferred (e.g., Dedoose, nVivo)  Experience with quantitative data analysis preferred  Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills required; must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines  Track record of publications in scientific and/or medical journals preferred  Strong interest in bioethics, health policy, genomics and/or related legal issues  Experience with ethical issues in genomics preferred How to Apply Those interested in this position should submit a resume, writing sample and cover letter indicating their desire to be considered.

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Senior Research Assistant: Ethical, Social and Legal Issues of Genomics/Ethics & Health Policy Research

Expiration Date:
November 30, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Location:
Houston, TX, TX
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is hiring a full-time senior research assistant with strong empirical skills to work on NIH-funded research examining ethical, legal, and social issues at the intersection of data sharing and privacy (including the use…

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The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is hiring a full-time senior research assistant with strong empirical skills to work on NIH-funded research examining ethical, legal, and social issues at the intersection of data sharing and privacy (including the use of genetic genealogy databases to solve crimes, the psychosocial and relational impacts of discovering new genetic relatives through direct-to-consumer genetic testing, and policy issues related to sharing genomic, neural activity, and health data to advance research and improve care). This is a non-laboratory research position. This position will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Amy McGuire, JD, PhD, and Christi Guerrini, JD, MPH. Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty, and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient centered care. Primary duties and responsibilities:  Assist with instrument development (interview/focus group guides, survey experiments, and Delphi materials) and data collection  Conduct interviews/focus groups and participate in qualitative data analysis  Help organize modified policy Delphi process, including developing materials and analyzing data to develop policy options and best practices  Lead and assist with publishing research findings as manuscripts for relevant academic journals  Present project findings at local, national, and international meetings  Perform other job-related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications  Bachelor's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences, or related field  Experience Required: Four years of relevant experience Preferred Qualifications  Education Preferred: Master's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences or related field  Experience with qualitative data collection and analysis preferred; experience with qualitative data analysis programs preferred (e.g., Dedoose, nVivo)  Experience with quantitative data analysis preferred  Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills required; must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines  Track record of publications in scientific and/or medical journals preferred  Strong interest in bioethics, health policy, genomics and/or related legal issues  Experience with ethical issues in genomics preferred Those interested in this position should submit a resume, writing sample and cover letter indicating their desire to be considered.

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Postdoctoral Associate

Expiration Date:
December 3, 2021
Hiring Institution:
University of Miami
Location:
Miami, FL
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Entry Level

The Bioethics Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a full time Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Postdoctoral…

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The Bioethics Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a full time Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Postdoctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.

  • Conducts research, with (i) an emphasis on international aspects and (ii) attention to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence applications for biomedical research.

  • Investigates ethical challenges of computational decision support and prognostic scoring systems.

  • Develops and helps to develop innovative papers on ethical and legal issues related to the governance and use of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and health electronic records.

  • Contributes to curriculum development, in English and Spanish, for in-person and web-based courses on traditional and novel aspects of bioethics.

  • Assists in identifying and applying for external research support.

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Associate Professor

Expiration Date:
December 3, 2021
Hiring Institution:
University of Miami
Location:
Miami, FL
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The University of Miami Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy invites applications for an Associate Professor-level position to support three decades of work on ethics and health information technology. Applicants should have an exemplary record of funded research and publications in ethics…

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The University of Miami Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy invites applications for an Associate Professor-level position to support three decades of work on ethics and health information technology. Applicants should have an exemplary record of funded research and publications in ethics, best practices, governance or other topics in biomedical informatics, including Artificial Intelligence; have experience as an instructor or curriculum developer in the areas of data science ethics or research ethics; be familiar with academic medical center operations, including electronic health records, laboratory information systems, and medical education; and have experience with or be willing to learn about hospital ethics processes and to assist in a clinical ethics consultation service. 

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Clinical Ethicist

Expiration Date:
December 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Emory Healthcare
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Clinical Ethicist will serve as a key team member for Emory Healthcare Ethics supporting Ethics across the Emory Healthcare system. The Ethicist will join an active Ethics consult service serving hospitals throughout the system and will participate in the educational and organizational…

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The Clinical Ethicist will serve as a key team member for Emory Healthcare Ethics supporting Ethics across the Emory Healthcare system. The Ethicist will join an active Ethics consult service serving hospitals throughout the system and will participate in the educational and organizational ethics mission of the healthcare system. The Ethicist will provide consultative services, deliver Ethics education in a variety of settings, and participate in collaborative initiatives to support the organizational mission, providing high quality, compassionate care. The Clinical Ethicist will also participate in the vibrant academic environment of Emory University with affiliation opportunities with the Emory University Center for Ethics and other Ethics programs.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Public Health Sciences

Expiration Date:
December 31, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Washington University Medical School in St. Louis
Location:
St. Louis, MO
Job Type:
Full Time

The Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis is currently seeking applications for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Scholar to support our research efforts on patient engagement and genomic characterization. This position involves working with a…

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The Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis is currently seeking applications for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Scholar to support our research efforts on patient engagement and genomic characterization. This position involves working with a multidisciplinary team of researchers on a center grant to integrate patient engagement into studies on the return of genomic results among cancer patients, particularly those populations experiencing cancer disparities. The postdoctoral fellow will receive training in embedded ethics and utilize these skills throughout the center. (S)he will assist in developing, conducting, and analyzing participant interviews, analyzing quantitative data, and supporting other research activities throughout the center and the Division. This position will be ideal for a postdoctoral candidate who has experience or interest in building skills in cancer disparities, return of genomic results, patient engagement, and ethics. Applicants with interest and experience in cancer health disparities and genomic return of results will be prioritized. However, all applications will be considered. Applications are considered as they are received and on a rolling basis. ELIGIBILITY: Doctoral training and research experience in clinical settings, public health, behavioral sciences, medical ethics, epidemiology, dissemination and implementation science, or a related field. TO APPLY: Send by email to [email protected] : 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae and 3) a list of 2-3 professional references

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Assistant Professor

Expiration Date:
December 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Location:
Syracuse, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Center for Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY) seeks to fill a tenure-track position in bioethics and/or health humanities at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. 
 
The Center is particularly interested in applicants enthusiastic…

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The Center for Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY) seeks to fill a tenure-track position in bioethics and/or health humanities at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. 
 
The Center is particularly interested in applicants enthusiastic about innovation in medical education and with demonstrated accomplishment in teaching about, academic research in, or advocacy regarding health equity and social justice. 
 
Primary responsibilities include teaching bioethics, law and health humanities in diverse settings throughout the health sciences university, and developing and implementing a required equity-centered ethics curriculum for the MD degree program. The position will entail substantial opportunities and expectations for educational innovation and scholarship. Additional opportunities, including clinical ethics consultation at associated hospitals; involvement in the publication of the department’s literary journal; and part-time clinical practice may be available, depending on interest and qualifications.

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