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Bioethics and Health Policy Faculty Position

Expiration Date:
March 15, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
Location:
Baltimore, MD
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invite applications for a full-time faculty position in bioethics and health policy with a focus on ethics of research, particularly research with human participants. This is a full-time…

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The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invite applications for a full-time faculty position in bioethics and health policy with a focus on ethics of research, particularly research with human participants. This is a full-time faculty position with tenure or on the tenure track with an appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management and a core faculty affiliation in the JHU Berman Institute of Bioethics. The successful candidate will work closely with the university’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and Human Research Protection Program. While the position is open to all career stages, we encourage applications from mid-level faculty in particular. 


Applicants should have a PhD, JD, MD or equivalent graduate degree with the potential for or a demonstrated record of distinguished scholarship at the intersection of bioethics and health policy including a track record of research and scholarship in research ethics and demonstrated ability to perform IRB service. An interest in graduate-level mentoring and teaching in foundational and applied bioethics in a health policy context is required. Successful applicants will have a role in advising doctoral students in the bioethics concentration of the health policy PhD program. Ideal candidates will have a track record of peer-reviewed publication and demonstrated capabilities in developing and carrying out an externally-funded research program. 


Successful applicants will join thriving communities of scholars within the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management. The Berman Institute of Bioethics is one of the largest and most highly regarded bioethics programs in the world with 45 faculty whose backgrounds include public health, health policy, philosophy, medicine, nursing, social science, biomedical science, and law. Faculty of the Berman Institute have appointments in five schools of the University – Public Health, Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and the School of Advanced International Studies. The Bloomberg School of Public Health is the #1 ranked school of public health and is the largest school of public health in the country. The Department of Health Policy and Management has more than 75 full-time faculty offering masters and doctoral programs in diverse areas including health services research, health and social policy, health economics, health policy and bioethics and health leadership and management. The Department is home to 15 Centers and Institutes focused on addressing a range of public health challenges.

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Program Policy Office Internship Opportunity

Expiration Date:
March 17, 2021
Hiring Institution:
All of Us Research
Location:
Remote,
Job Type:
Part Time
Job Level:
Entry Level

The All of Us Research Program Policy Office strives to establish and promote policies and procedures that elevate the All of Us (AoU) core values, while also meeting our ethical, legal, and regulatory obligations. To this end, the Policy Office liaises with individuals and teams across the…

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The All of Us Research Program Policy Office strives to establish and promote policies and procedures that elevate the All of Us (AoU) core values, while also meeting our ethical, legal, and regulatory obligations. To this end, the Policy Office liaises with individuals and teams across the program to ensure a consistent, legal, and ethical approach to every program endeavor. The Policy Office plays a number of additional, specific roles, including:

  1. advising divisions within the program on a variety of topics, including participant engagement, genomics, return of results, biospecimen access, and emerging technologies;
  2. playing an active role on AoU governance bodies, and overseeing the creation of their policies and procedures;
  3. establishing program policies on privacy and enforcing compliance with these policies; and
  4. advancing the ethical, legal, and social implications vision of the program.


The interns will work on projects including

  • performing analyses on topical policy issues relevant to the Office (e.g. related to requirements for consent, return of results, pediatric engagement)
  • writing policy memos
  • developing content and shared resources for the All of Us program on priority policy and ELSI topics
  • conducting literature reviews on topics of interest, including as part of ongoing internal ELSI research projects
  • supporting the All of Us ELSI Brain Trust.
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Post-Baccalaureate Research Assistantship in Biomedical Ethics Research

Expiration Date:
March 12, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Research
Location:
Rochester, MN
Job Type:
Full Time

Designed for individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree and plan to attend graduate school, law school or medical school. In addition to conducting bioethics research, students are eligible to take graduate-level courses through the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and…

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Designed for individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree and plan to attend graduate school, law school or medical school. In addition to conducting bioethics research, students are eligible to take graduate-level courses through the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and shadow clinicians in nearly every area of the clinic. This paid position is ideal for students interested in a “gap year” between their undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Following this program, past students matriculated into top medical and laws schools throughout the U.S.

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Expiration Date:
June 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
Location:
Stanford, CA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces a post-doctoral fellowship position.

A post-doctoral fellowship position is available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research and at the Center for Integration of…

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The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces a post-doctoral fellowship position.

A post-doctoral fellowship position is available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research and at the Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics (CIRGE). Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Co-Principal Investigators and Program Co-Directors:  Mildred Cho, PhD, Holly Tabor, PhD
Funding source: NIH National Human Genome Research Institute
Appointment:  One year, renewable for up to three years
Qualifications: The NIH requires that candidates must have a PhD or MD (JD or Master’s degree only not accepted) prior to starting the fellowship, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for funding.  We are seeking candidates with a background in social science, ethics, philosophy, history, health services research, public policy or other related disciplines.
Job description:  
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct independent research on ethical, legal and social considerations arising from genetics and genomics.  The fellow will be part of an interdisciplinary community including faculty and fellows from this program and other affiliated programs. Fellows are expected to gain practical experience in professional activities through programs such as the Stanford Benchside Ethics Consultation Service, a research ethics consultation program to assist life sciences researchers in the resolution of ethical concerns in their research, one of the Stanford-affiliated clinical ethics consultation services, and/or teaching. 

In addition to participating in SCBE and CIRGE activities, fellows will have access to a full range of courses at Stanford University, which includes genetics, social science, humanities and law courses.  It is expected that the fellow may need formal coursework in genetics, ethics, or ELSI research methods.  Mentors will assist the fellow in formulating an individualized curriculum and career strategies.  All trainees will be expected to present their research in scholarly venues.  Fellowship support includes a stipend, tuition, and health insurance. Funds will be provided by the fellowship for each fellow to travel to one meeting per year.

Stanford University School of Medicine deeply appreciates the value of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and defines diversity broadly to include (among other things) diversity of genders, races and ethnicities, cultures, physical and learning differences, sexual orientations and identities, veteran status, and work and life experiences. The School of Medicine is committed to increasing representation of women and members of groups underrepresented in research, and we particularly encourage applications from such candidates.  These include Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, including from low-income families and rural or inner-city educational environments.

Only U.S. citizens, non-citizen U.S. nationals, or those lawfully admitted for permanent residence are eligible to apply.

Application deadline:  Rolling review of applications for start date between July 1, 2021 and Spring, 2022.  Starting before the beginning of Fall quarter 2021 in order to participate in the full academic year is preferred.
 

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Assistant/Associate Professor

Expiration Date:
March 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Temple University
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Center for Urban Bioethics (CUB) at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine is excited to welcome applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

CUB’s educational mission is targeted primarily to future and…

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The Center for Urban Bioethics (CUB) at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine is excited to welcome applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

CUB’s educational mission is targeted primarily to future and current medical professionals and researchers with the goal of creating more equity-focused, racially literate and trauma-informed professionals. Urban Bioethics is guided by its attention to agency, capacity, social justice, and solidarity. The successful candidate will be a scholar-practitioner whose interests complement those of the existing faculty and CUB’s educational mission. The position is a hard-money funded teaching position, with 10% protected research time in order to contribute to the continuous development of scholarship in these areas. 

Working under the Director of Education, this position will have responsibility for:  

  • Teaching graduate courses including‘Community Engagement’ & ‘Critical Social Science’ within the MA Urban Bioethics (MAUB) core curriculum
  • Designing and offering semester-long electives for the MAUB students (every other year)
  • Contributing to CUB teaching responsibilities across Temple’s medical and dental schools including the Social and Structural Determinants of Health Thread for medical students (through didactic lectures, facilitating small group discussions, and intellectual contributions to the Thread’s continuous development)
  • The coordination and continued development of the LKSOM Service Learning Program 
  • Contributing to the scholarship and the intellectual life of the Center  
  • Thesis and other graduate student advising 
  • Other possibilities based on successful applicant’s areas of interest 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
  • Hold a terminal degree in any of the social science disciplines under the broad umbrella of bioethics, such as anthropology, social epidemiology, sociology, public health, geography and urban studies, or related fields. 
  • Have demonstrable experience and/or expertise in: 
  • community-based advocacy or community-driven research or practice
  • teaching and classroom facilitation skills
  • qualitative or mixed-methods social science
  • bioethics, health equity and social determinants of health
  • social justice in health and medicine
  • mentoring or advising graduate students
  • community-based and driven programing 
  •  Support and promulgate diversity among faculty, staff, students and patients.

 

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Clinical Ethicist

Expiration Date:
April 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Cleveland Clinic
Location:
Cleveland, OH
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Bioethics is seeking an individual to join the Professional Staff (equivalent to Faculty) who will have responsibilities that include specific ethics leadership at several regional hospitals as well as responsibilities within the Center. The successful candidate…

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Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Bioethics is seeking an individual to join the Professional Staff (equivalent to Faculty) who will have responsibilities that include specific ethics leadership at several regional hospitals as well as responsibilities within the Center. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence and enthusiasm for providing high quality clinical ethics consultation and innovation in program building.  The candidate should have a proven track record in both academic and clinical practice settings, as well as experience developing quality initiatives surrounding clinical ethics. This individual needs to work effectively and collegially with members of the public, intra-professional clinical teams, leadership, and other personnel. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Bioethics.  The candidate will be eligible for appointment in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and will have opportunity to engage in a robust Bioethics Community.

Candidates for the position must have an advanced degree in Bioethics or related field, and have a minimum of 3 years of clinical ethics experience in a healthcare setting. 

The successful candidates will have demonstrated program development experience with intra-professional teams as well as experience teaching and educating adult learners.  The candidate will also be expected to collaborate in a rich multidisciplinary Bioethics Center that engages in cutting edge research and programming.

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Assistant Professor, tenure track

Expiration Date:
June 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Division of Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine
Location:
New York, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health of NYU School of Medicine (…

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The Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health of NYU School of Medicine (http://pophealth.med.nyu.edu/divisions/medical-ethics), seeks to recruit an Assistant Professor level faculty member for a position, tenure track.   

Responsibilities include: 

  • Pursuing a line of bioethical research and inquiry in ethics/big data/ AI that leads to presentations at national meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals 
  •  Develop and seek funding for research studies in the candidate’s area of interest within bioethics
  • Working with the Division Head on organizing meetings, conferences, and research projects on ethics/big data and AI in health care 
  • Helping create and teach continuing education programs
  • Consultation on ethics issues for IRBs, clinical trial sponsors, investigators, patient groups, NGOs
  • Teaching one course per year or co-teaching with another instructor one course
  • Some teaching in existing medical school courses and electives
  • Mentoring graduate students/postdoctoral fellows

Core qualifications include: Excellent record of quality scholarship and teaching, including a demonstration of a strong scholarly career track. PhD, JD, or MD required. Areas of work within bioethics that will receive preference are ethics/artificial Intelligence and big data in health care, with a secondary interest in genetics and/or research ethics.  Competitive salary, research and travel funds, and a comprehensive range of benefits available.  

Please upload your cover letter, CV and requested material via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/50294


NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.


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Research Fellow for Diagnostic Digital Home Health

Expiration Date:
June 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

Deadline: Open until filled

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is hiring a full-time post-doctoral fellow to support its newly launched Diagnostic Digital Home Health initiative. This position will likely be a three year…

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Deadline: Open until filled

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is hiring a full-time post-doctoral fellow to support its newly launched Diagnostic Digital Home Health initiative. This position will likely be a three year commitment.

This sponsored research project examines the ethical, social, and legal challenges of digital home health products, with a focus on home diagnosis of infectious and chronic conditions. This project will develop scholarship, guidelines, and proposed regulations for the ethical implementation of these products, using focus groups, virtual workshops, and interdisciplinary scholarship, with a focus on considerations of access and equity, social interconnectedness, and patient privacy.

Previous Petrie-Flom Center post-doctoral fellows have used their positions as successful launching pads for tenure-track legal, health policy, and bioethics academic careers. Our most recent post-doctoral fellow has published in leading journals such as JAMA, Science, and the Journal of Law and the Biosciences. She has been interviewed as an expert in biomedical regulation by media outlets such as Forbes and Lancet Digital Health and presented to regulators at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Clinical Ethics Faculty Position

Expiration Date:
April 2, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location:
Nashville, TN
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites applications for a clinical ethics faculty position in the School of Medicine for candidates with MD, PhD, JD or other terminal degree. The Department of primary academic appointment will be determined…

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The Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites applications for a clinical ethics faculty position in the School of Medicine for candidates with MD, PhD, JD or other terminal degree. The Department of primary academic appointment will be determined by clinical/professional discipline.

Advanced training in ethics is required with the person in this position serving on the Center's active ethics consult service, teaching ethics in a health science setting, working with other institutions in the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network and completing other duties as assigned. A successful candidate should have significant experience in clinical ethics consultation and interest in developing innovative clinical ethics services.

Applications from women and members of minority groups are encouraged. 

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Assistant or Associate Professor

Expiration Date:
March 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Center for Urban Bioethics (CUB) at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine is excited to welcome applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

CUB’s educational mission is targeted primarily to future and…

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The Center for Urban Bioethics (CUB) at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine is excited to welcome applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

CUB’s educational mission is targeted primarily to future and current medical professionals and researchers with the goal of creating more equity-focused, racially literate and trauma-informed professionals. Urban Bioethics is guided by its attention to agency, capacity, social justice, and solidarity. The successful candidate will be a scholar-practitioner whose interests complement those of the existing faculty and CUB’s educational mission. The position is a hard-money funded teaching position, with 10% protected research time in order to contribute to the continuous development of scholarship in these areas.

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