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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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Clinical Ethics Fellow

Expiration Date:
October 29, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Baylor College of Medicine
Location:
Houston, TX
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Entry Level

The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Hospital System Biomedical Ethics Program are seeking applicants for our full-time clinical ethics fellowship.

This competitive 2-year program offers the opportunity to train with…

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The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Hospital System Biomedical Ethics Program are seeking applicants for our full-time clinical ethics fellowship.

This competitive 2-year program offers the opportunity to train with the Center's nationally renowned faculty and staff who lead premier Clinical Ethics Consultation Services at adult private hospital systems in the Texas Medical Center.  

The fellowship offers a competitive stipend, excellent benefits, and opportunities for continued professional development. Upon completion of this program, fellows will have the skills, training, and experience to make them competitive for positions in clinical ethics and academic bioethics.

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Assistant Professor of Philosophy – Bioethics

Expiration Date:
October 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Oakland University
Location:
Rochester, MI
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid Level

The Department of Philosophy at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2022. Area of specialization: Bioethics. Areas of competence: Open. Teaching load is 5 courses per year. We are especially interested in candidates…

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The Department of Philosophy at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2022. Area of specialization: Bioethics. Areas of competence: Open. Teaching load is 5 courses per year. We are especially interested in candidates prepared to teach sections of "Introduction to Ethics in Health Professions”, “Clinical Ethics”, and “Public Health Ethics” and to assist in growing our new Bioethics minor. Strong record or promise of scholarly publications and evidence of teaching excellence required. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, and a commitment to, diversity and inclusion. For qualified candidates who are interested, there may be opportunities for clinical ethics consultation at local hospitals, and for supplemental teaching at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Beaumont Health.  

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Senior Clinical Ethicist

Expiration Date:
September 30, 2021
Hiring Institution:
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Location:
Washington, DC
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The John J. Lynch, MD Center for Ethics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Clinical Ethicist. MWHC is a not-for-profit, 912-bed academic medical center and the busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C., serving as the region’s Level I…

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The John J. Lynch, MD Center for Ethics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Clinical Ethicist. MWHC is a not-for-profit, 912-bed academic medical center and the busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C., serving as the region’s Level I Trauma Center. MWHC has one of the most active ethics consultation services ( ~400 consultations a year) and longest running hospital ethics programs (since 1982) in the country.

The successful applicant will join a rotation of on-call clinical ethicists in conducting clinical ethics consultations, participate in clinical rounds, assist in ethics education and policy development, and will have significant on-the-job time to devote to ethics research and scholarship.

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Tenure Track Investigator in the Department of Bioethics

Expiration Date:
December 31, 2021
Hiring Institution:
NIH Clinical Center
Location:
Bethesda, MD
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The Department of Bioethics at the NIH Clinical Center invites candidates with strong research credentials to apply for the Position of Tenure Track investigator in the Department of Bioethics (BEP) at the NIH Clinical Center (CC), Bethesda, MD. The candidate is expected to conduct original…

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The Department of Bioethics at the NIH Clinical Center invites candidates with strong research credentials to apply for the Position of Tenure Track investigator in the Department of Bioethics (BEP) at the NIH Clinical Center (CC), Bethesda, MD. The candidate is expected to conduct original bioethics research and establish an independent research program with a focus on ethics and health disparities to add a new significant and timely dimension to the Department’s research portfolio that currently focuses on the Ethics of Research, Ethics of Genetics and Emerging Technologies, Clinical Ethics, and Ethics and Health Policy. Disparities in health and access to health are widespread, have serious consequences to individuals and public health, and often result from social and structural inequities.

The incumbent will become part of an interdisciplinary group of bioethics scholars committed to interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration – across NIH Institutes and Centers and beyond and will have the opportunity to formally collaborate with the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities.

The incumbent will contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of high quality educational and training programs for bioethics fellows and students as well as for the NIH community of investigators, research staff, clinicians, and administrative and program staff, and be an active participant in the Bioethics Consultation Service. The incumbent will serve as an advisor to the Chief, Department of Bioethics, the NIH Clinical Center Director, NIH Institute and Center leadership, and others on bioethical issues through consultation, participation in institutional review boards, and participation on NIH committees and task forces.

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Research Fellow in Bioethics

Expiration Date:
September 30, 2021
Hiring Institution:
Harvard Medical School
Location:
Boston, MA
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Entry Level

The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School is hiring a full-time postdoctoral researcher with a strong background or interest in qualitative methods and/or bioethics to work in an NIH-funded study examining the ethical, clinical and legal implications of using polygenic risk scores in…

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The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School is hiring a full-time postdoctoral researcher with a strong background or interest in qualitative methods and/or bioethics to work in an NIH-funded study examining the ethical, clinical and legal implications of using polygenic risk scores in child and adolescent psychiatry.  
The postdoctoral researcher will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz, PhD, JD, Stacey Pereira, PhD, and Eric A. Storch, PhD. The postdoctoral researcher will have the opportunity to receive mentoring on grant writing.

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Rising to the Challenge TWO FACULTY POSITIONS in Neuroscience

Expiration Date:
November 30, 2021
Hiring Institution:
UCLA
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type:
Full Time

UCLA is recruiting two tenure-track faculty at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Neuroscience. One position is in the David Geffen School of Medicine with an appointment in the Department of Neurobiology and the other position is in the College of Letters and Science, Division of…

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UCLA is recruiting two tenure-track faculty at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Neuroscience. One position is in the David Geffen School of Medicine with an appointment in the Department of Neurobiology and the other position is in the College of Letters and Science, Division of Life Sciences with a split appointment in the Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology and the Institute for Society and Genetics. Successful candidates will be evaluated by the respective units/departments in which they are appointed. These positions were created in partnership with the Ralph J. Bunche Center as part of the campus-wide effort to rise to the challenge expanding scholarship in the areas of racial and social justice at UCLA, sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost. Both appointments have the opportunity to be affiliated with the UCLA Brain Research Institute. We seek candidates whose research addresses fundamental biological, environmental, or social mechanisms influencing the nervous system that affect health, well-being, resilience, and/or physiology in Black individuals and communities living in a racialized society. Successful candidates will exhibit interdisciplinary skills and aspire to work at the intersection of neuroscience, biology, and society. Preference will be given to applicants who have strong academic scholarship, potential for joining or leading initiatives that address the health of Black communities and a strong record/potential for mentoring trainees from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in any relevant discipline and are encouraged to apply one or both positions. For the latter, the same documents may be uploaded to both links. To apply, candidates are directed to the website https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu where they will be able to search for the position under JPF06811 and JPF06815.

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Tenure Track Faculty Position: Assistant Professor - Institute for Society and Genetics

Expiration Date:
October 31, 2021
Hiring Institution:
UCLA
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type:
Full Time

The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) invites applications for a social scientist, humanist, legal, or policy scholar with an innovative research program in the area of public engagement with biology and biotechnology. Our conception of public engagement is broad, running the gamut…

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The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) invites applications for a social scientist, humanist, legal, or policy scholar with an innovative research program in the area of public engagement with biology and biotechnology. Our conception of public engagement is broad, running the gamut from law, policy, and governance to science communication, public understanding, and participation. We are particularly interested in scholars working in international or comparative modes and/or who creatively engage issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion through their scholarship and teaching. We are seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in Fall of 2022. ISG seeks to expand its research profile in the social, ethical, philosophical, historical, or legal/policy-oriented analysis of biology, biotechnology, and biomedicine. Specific disciplinary field is open, but candidates must demonstrate training and research expertise in social science, the humanities, or law. Preference will be given to candidates who complement current expertise of the ISG faculty (see https://socgen.ucla.edu/faculty/#.core-faculty) and who demonstrate serious engagement with scientific or technical work or potential for collaboration with scientists and engineers. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring students from underrepresented and underserved populations, or demonstrate an interest in campus-wide or departmental programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for a diverse student body. We particularly encourage applications from women and individuals from ethnicities and identities historically excluded in some institutions of higher education.

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Associate Professor (Tenure Track)

Expiration Date:
November 1, 2021
Hiring Institution:
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Location:
Galveston, TX
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Level:
Senior

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is recruiting a tenure track Associate Professor for membership in the Institute for Bioethics and Health Humanities (IBHH) and a faculty appointment in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH). The IBHH…

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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is recruiting a tenure track Associate Professor for membership in the Institute for Bioethics and Health Humanities (IBHH) and a faculty appointment in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH). The IBHH is committed to moral inquiry, scholarship, teaching, and professional service in medicine, health care, and public health. The PMPH mission is to apply interdisciplinary expertise toward improving health and function and reducing health inequities across communities. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty group with training in ethics, humanities, and social sciences. The faculty engage in research, clinical and community service, and the teaching of graduate students and medical and other health professions trainees. The IBHH also offers an ethics consultation service in the university’s health system.  The IBHH houses the nation’s only Ph.D. program in Bioethics and Health Humanities.

Candidates must have a PhD, JD, or MD with research and teaching interests in health humanities and/or bioethics. Preferred qualifications include experience in an academic health center, and a record of both scholarly publication and graduate-level teaching.  We especially welcome faculty who will col  labo  ra te w ith othe  r UTMB researchers.  Opportunities for research c ollaborations exist with more than 40 research centers and institutes located on campus, covering a wide range of research interests including aging, rehabilitation sciences, women’s health, environmental health, translational sciences, infectious diseases, vaccines, and bioethics (see www.utmb.edu/centers/ for more information). We also welcome faculty with experience in administering educational programs, as potential candidates may be considered for the role of Graduate Program Director.

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