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Research Scholar: Health Equity & Population Health (early, mid, or senior scholars)

Expiration Date:
October 31, 2022
Hiring Institution:
The Hastings Center
Location:
Garrison, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Hastings Center seeks a Research Scholar in Health Equity and Population Health. This position offers a superb opportunity for an early-career, mid-career or senior scholar to build a research portfolio dedicated to examining and addressing health equity and population health.

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The Hastings Center seeks a Research Scholar in Health Equity and Population Health. This position offers a superb opportunity for an early-career, mid-career or senior scholar to build a research portfolio dedicated to examining and addressing health equity and population health.

The Hastings Center is a world-renowned bioethics research institute with an active research portfolio, outstanding collaborative relationships with researchers and institutions in the United States and around the world, and a strong commitment to public engagement, including through outreach to journalists, policymakers, opinion leaders, and other audiences.

The successful candidate will have freedom to identify and address major ethical, legal, and social issues on a wide variety of topics in health, health care, and science. The position is open to many specializations and methodologies, from public health, economics, philosophy and sociology to race, disability, and gender studies. Key is that applicants have demonstrated an interest in the analysis of ethical issues related to health equity and population health. Applications are encouraged from candidates interested in health care reform, health policy, justice and emerging biotechnologies, genomics and justice, community-based organizations or community-based research, and the health disparities that arise at the intersection of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, ability, etc.

Candidates should be committed to collegial, interdisciplinary work. Like all Hastings Research Scholars, the successful candidate will develop original grant-funded research projects on timely issues. Experience securing grant funding—or interest in developing that skill—is required, as is the desire to become a public voice on issues of societal concern.

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Program Administrator

Expiration Date:
July 31, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, Division of Ethics
Location:
New York, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Division of Ethics in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics seeks a full-time Program Administrator to work with the Division Chief and a multi-disciplinary team to support the Center for ELSI Resources and Analysis (CERA) and the biennial international ELSI Congress and to…

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The Division of Ethics in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics seeks a full-time Program Administrator to work with the Division Chief and a multi-disciplinary team to support the Center for ELSI Resources and Analysis (CERA) and the biennial international ELSI Congress and to implement programming for the Division of Ethics. Place of work will be in the Division of Ethics in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, housed in Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons at Columbia University.

Responsibilities

  • Support the planning and implementation of CERA training program, community outreach activities, including webinars, workshops, newsletters and website.
  • Support the planning and execution of the biennial ELSI Congress.
  • Manage new initiatives in the Division of Ethics, including Grand Rounds, Film Series and educational programming.
  • Support other Division of Ethics programs and initiatives as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of prior administration experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in the social sciences, law, public health or related field.

Other Requirements

  • Expertise in event planning, public outreach and social media campaigns.
  • Candidates should have outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, and self-initiative.
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Postdoctoral Associate - Bioethics and Health Policy

Expiration Date:
August 10, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine
Location:
Houston, TX
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking several full-time Postdoctoral Associate(s) for a non-laboratory research position. The selected candidate(s) will have conduct research on NIH and privately funded projects as well as have the opportunity…

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The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking several full-time Postdoctoral Associate(s) for a non-laboratory research position. The selected candidate(s) will have conduct research on NIH and privately funded projects as well as have the opportunity to develop their own research in the area of bioethics and health policy. 

Current funded research areas are focused on:
•    Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetics (ELSI) including novel issues in consumer genetics 
•    Neuroethics and use of biomarker testing for disease
•    Ethics and policy issues in the use of emerging technologies in research and clinical care

The Postdoctoral Associate will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by the Center's research faculty.

In addition to supporting the Center's robust research program, the Postdoctoral Associate(s) will receive mentoring to assist with publishing manuscripts and presenting research at academic conferences. Postdoctoral Associate(s) will also receive an annual stipend to attend professional conferences. Qualified candidates may receive additional mentorship to submit their own external training grant application. They can also participate in professional and academic development sessions hosted by the Center. Such development opportunities include journal clubs, speaker series, career development information sessions, peer mentorship, and programming on grant writing, academic presentations, and goal planning. 

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Postdoctoral Associate- Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics

Expiration Date:
August 13, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine
Location:
Houston, 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 postdoctoral researcher with training in social science, health policy, public health, or related field to work on an NIH-funded study examining the social, clinical, and ethical implications of…

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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 training in social science, health policy, public health, or related field to work on an NIH-funded study examining the social, clinical, and ethical implications of using polygenic risk scores in child and adolescent psychiatry, as well as other studies exploring ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomics. The postdoctoral researcher will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Stacey Pereira, PhD; Eric A. Storch, PhD; and Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz, PhD, JD (Harvard). This is a non-laboratory research position. This position is expected to begin Summer/Fall 2022.

In addition to supporting the Center's robust research program, the Postdoctoral Associate 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. They will also have opportunities participate in professional and academic development sessions hosted by the Center. Such development opportunities include journal clubs, speaker series, career development information sessions, peer mentorship, and programming on grant writing, academic presentations, and goal planning. The Center promotes an intellectually stimulating and collaborative environment conducive to academic excellence. 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.

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Policy and Engagement Manager

Expiration Date:
July 31, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Innovative Genomics Institute, UC Berkeley
Location:
Berkeley, CA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

Exciting new opportunity for a health policy manager at the Innovative Genomic Institute at UC Berkeley, founded by Jennifer Doudna Nobel Prize winner. This position is on the Public Impact Team which focuses on policy, ethics and outreach. Early initiatives will include shaping policies for…

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Exciting new opportunity for a health policy manager at the Innovative Genomic Institute at UC Berkeley, founded by Jennifer Doudna Nobel Prize winner. This position is on the Public Impact Team which focuses on policy, ethics and outreach. Early initiatives will include shaping policies for affordable CRISPR genomic therapies and advancing global discussions on the ethics of human genome editing. There will be room to envision and execute new projects as suits the expertise and interest of the applicant.

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Dana Foundation Fellow in Neuroscience & Society

Expiration Date:
July 15, 2022
Hiring Institution:
The Dana Foundation
Location:
New York City, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Foundation is seeking two Dana Fellows in Neuroscience & Society for a two-year fellowship experience. The positions are full-time and can be remote. The Dana Fellows will have the exciting opportunity to assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of Dana Foundation grant…

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The Foundation is seeking two Dana Fellows in Neuroscience & Society for a two-year fellowship experience. The positions are full-time and can be remote. The Dana Fellows will have the exciting opportunity to assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of Dana Foundation grant programs, meetings, and public outreach activities. They will be integral members of the Dana Foundation’s Neuroscience & Society program team, will be supervised by Foundation program staff, and will routinely work with colleagues throughout the Foundation, including Foundation leadership. The Dana Foundation is at an inflection point, as it refines its longstanding commitment to research and public education on the brain, to focus now on neuroscience and society. Programmatic areas of emphasis include intersections between neuroscience and areas such as ethics, law, humanities, and the arts, along with public engagement with neuroscience and community partnerships. The Foundation pursues its mission through grants, programs, and collaborative partnerships. These include funding grant initiatives under the Neuroscience & Society focus and coordinating the annual Brain Awareness Week campaign.

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Bioethics & Patient Rights Coordinator

Expiration Date:
August 2, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Baptist Health South Florida
Location:
Miami, FL
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Bioethics Coordinators are Bioethics healthcare professionals who are recognized within the specialty area, as well as system-wide, as being proficient in the delivery of complicated patient care. This is validated through the acquisition of national certification in the appropriate…

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The Bioethics Coordinators are Bioethics healthcare professionals who are recognized within the specialty area, as well as system-wide, as being proficient in the delivery of complicated patient care. This is validated through the acquisition of national certification in the appropriate specialty area within three to five years. The Director of Bioethics and Medical Director for Bioethics and Palliative Care will oversee the daily functions of the Bioethics and Patient Rights Coordinators in fulfillment of her/his job responsibilities as specified in this job description. The Coordinators will have a matrix of reporting relationship to the Patient Care Leadership Council. The Coordinators will oversee ethics consultation services, ethics education programs, implementation of policies regarding patient‘s rights and responsibilities, advance directives, and organ donation for assigned entities/facilities. The Coordinators serve as a role model and promote a professional image and encourage professional and personal growth of staff. Administratively, the Bioethics Coordinators are responsible for data collection and analysis and reporting mechanisms and communication methodologies (across service lines) for assigned/entities/facilities.

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Lecturer; Health, Ethics, & Society Program

Expiration Date:
July 1, 2022
Hiring Institution:
University of Virginia
Location:
Charlottesville, VA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Health, Ethics & Society Program at the University of Virginia seeks applicants to fill a part-time in-person instructional position to teach in bioethics, critical studies of health and society, medical anthropology, critical ethical studies, or related fields (1 course in…

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The Health, Ethics & Society Program at the University of Virginia seeks applicants to fill a part-time in-person instructional position to teach in bioethics, critical studies of health and society, medical anthropology, critical ethical studies, or related fields (1 course in Fall 2022 and 1 course in Spring 2023).  Teaching load will be a minimum of one, but no more than two, course(s) during the academic year based on need, and at the discretion of the program director. 

Compensation will take the form of wages ($6,000 per course).  A terminal degree is expected but not required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching.

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Endowed Chair - Bioethics

Expiration Date:
July 27, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Location:
Winston-Salem, NC
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

Wake Forest University School of Medicine is seeking a national leader as our new Endowed Chair of Bioethics at a time of tremendous growth for our medical school and academic learning health system.

Key Functions

  • Oversees and leads a team responsible for the ethics…
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Wake Forest University School of Medicine is seeking a national leader as our new Endowed Chair of Bioethics at a time of tremendous growth for our medical school and academic learning health system.

Key Functions

  • Oversees and leads a team responsible for the ethics consultation service and clinical ethics activities
  • Provides guidance on our current clinical ethics curriculum and assists in the development of the curriculum for our new medical school campus in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Helps to develop a research agenda in ethics that dovetails with our focus on the academic learning health system and connects with departmental research programs across our medical school
  • Chairs our Clinical Ethics Committee and serves on relevant subcommittees
  • Assists with teaching medical students, residents, graduate students, fellows or staff
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Clinical Bioethicist

Expiration Date:
September 1, 2022
Hiring Institution:
Sutter Health
Location:
San Francisco, CA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Clinical Bioethicist, Bay Area provides expert analysis on ethical issues to designated Sutter Health Bay Area hospitals. This position is responsible for receiving and conducting all requests for ethics consultations, executing consultations and following up with patient cases after…

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The Clinical Bioethicist, Bay Area provides expert analysis on ethical issues to designated Sutter Health Bay Area hospitals. This position is responsible for receiving and conducting all requests for ethics consultations, executing consultations and following up with patient cases after referral. The Clinical Bioethicist provides advice on ethics inquiries from physicians, staff, patients and families using the Sutter Health standardized ethics model for analysis. This position is responsible for effectively overseeing the ethics service at a designated Sutter Health, Bay Area hospital. The Clinical Bioethicist is responsible for educating and training the hospital ethics committees of Sutter Health Bay Area hospitals using materials developed by the PMHV. This position assists with policy development and implementation of policies at designated hospitals. This position participates in ethics rounds at Sutter Bay Area hospitals and lectures at appropriate Sutter Health ethics educational events. This position requires travel between the Sutter Bay Area hospitals.

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