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  • Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics

    Expiration Date:
    May 31, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
    Location:
    New Haven, CT
    Job Type:
    Part Time
    Job Level:
    Entry Level

    The annual Summer Institute in Bioethics is a unique and cherished program. Our program is an intensive 7-week summer immersion for U.S. and international professionals and students from varying disciplines. The in-…

    The annual Summer Institute in Bioethics is a unique and cherished program. Our program is an intensive 7-week summer immersion for U.S. and international professionals and students from varying disciplines. The in-person program offers approximately 150-200 contact hours (depending on student preference)..

    The program is attended by those who wish to:

    • Understand how they can use bioethics (or bioethical arguments) in their current careers;
    • Further define their interests in bioethics before or after acquiring a Masters in Bioethics;
    • Expand bioethics in their home country;
    • See if a career in bioethics is right for them;
    • Develop deeper knowledge in bioethics to supplement their current career or studies, often within law, medicine, public health, philosophy, and other disciplines.
  • 2025 Visiting Scholar, ELSI

    Expiration Date:
    June 3, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
    Location:
    Arlington, VA
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Senior

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is hiring the 2025 Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications (ELSI) Visiting Scholar after piloting the position in 2024. The ideal candidate would be a mid-career professional who studies the ELSI aspects of emerging technologies (or related…

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is hiring the 2025 Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications (ELSI) Visiting Scholar after piloting the position in 2024. The ideal candidate would be a mid-career professional who studies the ELSI aspects of emerging technologies (or related field) and could commit to an approximately 12 month-long, primarily-in-person position in Arlington, Virginia, beginning December 2024 or January 2025.

    ELSI has a vital role in the responsible development of emerging technologies by guiding innovation, maximizing the potential application space, and facilitating a dialogue with future end-users, the public, and policymakers to ensure consideration of all perspectives. At DARPA, the Visiting Scholar has a unique opportunity to work directly with a broad range of highly consequential science and technology programs as they are being developed. DARPA is a global leader in innovation and starts an average of 50 new programs each year. These programs span a variety of technical disciplines to develop breakthrough technologies for national security, all of which raise ELSI-relevant considerations. The Visiting Scholar will have an opportunity to affect the structure of DARPA’s ELSI work, provide subject matter expertise in the development of DARPA programs and conduct independent research. The Visiting Scholar will work with DARPA program managers, ELSI Advisors and the ELSI Facilitator, as well as the university, industry, and non-profit performers who work on DARPA-funded research.

    As DARPA is part of the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. citizenship is required for the position. The successful candidate must qualify for and maintain a security clearance

  • Medical Bioethics Director

    Expiration Date:
    July 31, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    Kaiser Permanente
    Location:
    Panorama City, CA
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Senior

    The Bioethics Program Director provides leadership and oversight for the Medical Centers Bioethics Program, including healthcare ethics consultation, policy development, organizational ethics quality activities, and ethics education.  The Bioethics Program Director promotes and sustains…

    The Bioethics Program Director provides leadership and oversight for the Medical Centers Bioethics Program, including healthcare ethics consultation, policy development, organizational ethics quality activities, and ethics education.  The Bioethics Program Director promotes and sustains ethical considerations into the Medical Center environment of care; promotes public and professional awareness of KPs commitment to ethical values; aligns the Bioethics Program with strategic organizational priorities; and contributes to the activities of the SCAL Regional Bioethics Program.

    • Serves as co-chair of the KP Medical Center Bioethics Committee by providing guidance and leadership to the committee pertaining to healthcare ethics consultation, preventive ethics, policy formulation and providing continuing professional ethics education to committee members

    • Provides healthcare ethics consultation throughout the continuum of care, working collaboratively with healthcare providers, patients, and surrogate decision-makers to deliver high quality and sensitive consultation to patients and their loved ones

    • Provides ethics related education to the service area throughout the continuum of care

    • Engages in preventive ethics activities and initiatives as negotiated with leadership and/or appropriate stakeholders, consistent with established mechanisms for documentation and reporting

    • Analyzes and improves healthcare ethics consultation methods, approaches, and ethics quality improvement in collaboration with Regional Bioethics Program

    • Participates in hospital rounds as appropriate and provides advice, guidance and education to clinical staff regarding ethical questions related to patient care and treatment

    • Develops and reviews policies, consistent with pertinent regulatory standards, relevant legal guidance and current ethical norms, in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders

    • May provide ethics related education and outreach to the local, state, national, international professional community.

    • Represents the Medical Center at KP SCAL Regional Committee on Bioethics and manages projects for the Southern California RegionProvides consultation to those committees, departments, or staff in need of ethics advice or review as indicated by leadership, or as identified by the Bioethics Director

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  • PhD Position in Biomedical Ethics

    Expiration Date:
    June 15, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    LMU Munich
    Location:
    Munich,
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Mid Level

    The PhD project aims at establishing a comprehensive ethical framework for the tailored genetic treatment development process. To achieve this goal, the project will (1) define ethical standards for innovative trial types for single-patient genomic medicine (n-of-1 trials; platform, umbrella and…

    The PhD project aims at establishing a comprehensive ethical framework for the tailored genetic treatment development process. To achieve this goal, the project will (1) define ethical standards for innovative trial types for single-patient genomic medicine (n-of-1 trials; platform, umbrella and basket trials), (2) develop appropriate informed consent procedures based on conceptual analysis and socio-empirical analyses of patients’ informed consent needs, and (3) develop innovative approaches for pricing, coverage, and prioritisation of high-cost/high-effect single-patient ASO treatments.

    Modern medicine seeks to personalize diagnosis and treatment to the needs of individual patients. This need is heightened in particular for those individual patients where no treatments are available – and where current standard treatment development paradigms exclude to generate such. The ultimate goal of Medicine made to Measure (MMM) is to go even beyond the latest genetic medicine approaches, implementing a novel paradigm of treatment development: the field of single patient tailored antisense oligonucleotide (ASO) treatments for patients with nano-rare disease mutations. Specifically, MMM will develop core modules of a novel “out-of-the-box”, but still EMA-advised treatment development path for these patients - from omics-based theranostics, via preclinical target validation to innovative trial methodology and a pioneering ethical framework for individualised genetic therapies. MMM provides a unique opportunity for doctoral candidates to be involved in building - and to receive training - in all core modules needed for tailored ASO treatment in Europe. This new scientific field requires a new generation of open-minded, technology-fluent and applications-oriented experts.

    MMM will help educate future drug development and translational experts in adopting and disseminating such a cross-specialty approach. Our idea for this innovative training network is built on our personal experience and understanding of the importance of single patient tailored genetic treatments in the years to come. We propose a consortium of world-leading experts and partners that present with extended experience and relevant know-how in molecular biology, neurology, translational medicine, biochemistry, bioinformatics, philosophy, mathematics, regulatory science and engineering.

    We offer an attractive education and training programme that extends from engagements in high-level research projects, through tailored and network-wide training modules to providing competencies and skill sets that help young researchers go beyond the specific MMM research paradigm. Thus, MMM provides an exceptional platform to young, ambitious and talented researchers who like to engage in supporting the concept of single patient tailored treatments.

  • Bioethics Clinician

    Expiration Date:
    August 31, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    Hackensack Meridian Health
    Location:
    Hackensack, NJ

    Hackensack Meridian Health seeks qualified Physician (MD/DO) or Advanced Practice Provider candidates for multiple Bioethicist/Clinician positions. This position is an exciting opportunity to join a busy and growing Bioethics program.


    The qualified candidate is a Physician or…

    Hackensack Meridian Health seeks qualified Physician (MD/DO) or Advanced Practice Provider candidates for multiple Bioethicist/Clinician positions. This position is an exciting opportunity to join a busy and growing Bioethics program.


    The qualified candidate is a Physician or Advanced Practice Provider qualified for clinical practice in New Jersey with graduate-level knowledge in clinical ethics and minimum of 2 years of bioethics experience.

     The Bioethicist/Clinician will divide their time between clinical work in their specialty and clinical ethics consultation and education. The ideal candidate will contribute to the mission of the growing HMH Bioethics program to create an environment where all clinical, administrative, academic, and research activities reflect HMH’s values of quality, integrity, professionalism, teamwork, and communication.

    This is an outstanding opportunity for junior faculty to develop their expertise in bioethics. The Bioethicist/Clinicians will join the Hackensack Meridian Health Bioethics program, which is led by the network Vice President and includes three Directors, who lead bioethics initiatives in their region of the HMH Network. 

    Faculty appointment at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine will be considered for qualified candidates.

    Responsibilities

    • Report to the Hackensack Meridian Health Network Vice President, Bioethics and Clinical Leadership.
    • Perform clinical work in an individual's clinical specialty.
    • Perform bioethics consultation services at HMH institutions to address ethical dilemmas that arise in the care of specific patients.
    • Collaborate on quality initiatives in clinical bioethics.
    • Participate in educational programs and bioethics rotations for students and residents.
  • Director, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine

    Expiration Date:
    June 15, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    University of Michigan Medical School
    Location:
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Senior

    The University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) is seeking applications and nominations for an accomplished and forward-thinking leader to assume the role of Director of the …

    The University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) is seeking applications and nominations for an accomplished and forward-thinking leader to assume the role of Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM or Center). CBSSM draws together clinicians, social scientists, and bioethicists, among others, dedicated to advancing individual and societal health through rigorous scholarship and meaningful service. The next director will have the opportunity to raise the Center’s profile and amplify its impact by fostering new partnerships, elevating the output of translational bioethics and social science research, and creating innovative programs and visionary initiatives informed by the needs of patients, research participants, colleagues, and learners.

    The successful candidate will embody inclusive leadership qualities, have national recognition and scholarly distinction in bioethics and/or social science-oriented health research, and have a record for sustained extramural funding. The successful candidate will also foster collaboration among key constituents and will seek new opportunities for partnership and alignment. They will promote diversity of thought and implement practical approaches to enhance teamwork and individual well-being. Candidates must have an MD, PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent terminal degree and a record commensurate with appointment at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor. Demonstrated experience leading teams, ideally with significant administrative oversight, is expected. This position can be structured as a .2-.5 FTE role and requires an impactful on-campus presence while providing flexibility for remote work.

  • Senior Genetics Researcher/Principal Investigator

    Expiration Date:
    May 29, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    RTI International
    Location:
    Remote, NC
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Senior

    The Genomics, Ethics, and Translational Research Program within RTI International conducts translational genetics and genomics research with a focus on rare diseases in newborns and young children, and the impact on children and families. Our work aims to translate basic science discoveries into…

    The Genomics, Ethics, and Translational Research Program within RTI International conducts translational genetics and genomics research with a focus on rare diseases in newborns and young children, and the impact on children and families. Our work aims to translate basic science discoveries into clinical and public health practice. Our long-standing statewide newborn screening study, Early Check (https://earlycheck.org/), was initiated to offer families the choice to identify rare conditions early, often before symptom onset, and reduce the diagnostic odyssey. We currently screen for a large panel of conditions using whole genome sequencing and have screened over 1,200 newborns since Fall 2023. We are seeking a Senior Genetics Researcher/Principal Investigator who can provide leadership and support to Early Check, and strategic planning to grow our portfolio of work related to all aspects of translational genetics and genomics. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. in genetics, neurology, neuroscience, pediatrics, psychology, psychiatry, or other related fields, and a strong track record of obtaining funding. The candidate should have expertise in translational genetics or genomics and/or newborn screening; scientific leadership and/or organizational management experience with large, multidisciplinary teams; involvement in national or international initiatives; and a commitment to dissemination and peer-reviewed publications. The candidate can maintain an academic appointment and continue clinical practice part time, if desired. Transfer of currently funded projects will be given full consideration.

  • Vice President of Scientific Affairs & Director of Research

    Expiration Date:
    June 30, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    Charlotte Lozier Institute
    Location:
    Arlington, VA
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Senior

    The Charlotte Lozier Institute is the 501(c)(3) research and education institute of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, an organization dedicated to electing candidates and pursuing policies that will reduce and ultimately end abortion and the destruction of unborn human life. In just over a…

    The Charlotte Lozier Institute is the 501(c)(3) research and education institute of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, an organization dedicated to electing candidates and pursuing policies that will reduce and ultimately end abortion and the destruction of unborn human life. In just over a decade, CLI has established itself as a go-to source for accurate and timely research and information on life issues. With a current network of over 70 Associate Scholars from a variety of disciplines, CLI provides pro-life groups and policy makers research-based information of the highest quality on issues including abortion, women’s health, prenatal diagnosis and treatment for the unborn, perinatal hospice, abortion reporting, sex-selection abortion, stem cell research and medicine, gene editing, and health care policy.

    The Vice President of Scientific Affairs and Director of Research is the individual primarily responsible for assisting the Executive Director in developing a robust research agenda and commissioning, monitoring, editing/reviewing, and clearing for publication research and policy papers prepared by CLI associate scholars and other individuals with expertise in science, medicine, and related fields. This individual is also responsible for overseeing the scientific section of the CLI associate scholar program, including recruiting, training and deploying these scholars for testimonies, briefings and other interactions with policymakers and the public.
    This is a full-time position that reports to the executive director.

    Essential Functions
    Research and analyze issues and data quickly, effectively and thoroughly.
    Identify research needs, topics and experts suitable for public policy writing, publication, and presentation.
    Communicate effectively in both the spoken and written word, with the ability to adjust to audience level and expectations.
    Be able to articulate data interpretation and conclusions in a manner appropriate to topic.
    Be able to supervise, guide and mentor other scientific, medical, and research professionals as well as staff in research, publication and presentations.
    Possess sensitivity in the presentation of research topics to the media and policymakers.
    Work well as part of a team of researchers at CLI and in cooperation with other organizations.
    Work with government agencies and individuals on research requests and oversee issues of compliance with research protocols and handling of data.
    Be open to manage a program of graduate students on professional policy tracks in medicine or related fields where science and policy understanding and ethical norms are vital topics.
    Be familiar with research methods, style and citation guides, and procedures for obtaining permissions to use/cite material.
    Be able to network effectively with other people working on similar topics in order to check work and communicate results or collaborate where possible.
    Identify new associate scholars and work with other CLI colleagues to evaluate new scholars and invite them to participate with CLI.

    Requirements
    Familiarity and demonstrated ability with academic research and peer-reviewed journals, as well as legislative and legal filings and databases.
    Public Speaking – comfortable testifying in front of legislative bodies and speaking to public and professional audiences.
    Highly organized and attentive to deadlines.
    Must be strongly pro-life and committed to academic research in defense of life.

    Supervisory Responsibility
    Supervise 2-3 other senior level professional research staff.

    Required Education/Experience
    Possess at least a Ph.D. in chemical or biological sciences, medicine, or related fields.
    Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in life sciences research, analyzing public policy, science and medicine data trends, and other sources relevant to studies in life issues.
    Writing and speaking ability and experience are essential to the position.
    Must work well with other scholars, help to envision and plan research needs, and move multiple projects along simultaneously.
    Familiar with the major sources of public and private scientific publications, data and funding related to life sciences and medicine.

  • Clinical Ethicist

    Expiration Date:
    July 6, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Bioethics
    Location:
    Cleveland, OH
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Senior

    Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Bioethics has an open position for a clinical ethicist whose primary responsibilities will be to provide consultation for patients, families, and healthcare providers at the bedside. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm for providing…

    Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Bioethics has an open position for a clinical ethicist whose primary responsibilities will be to provide consultation for patients, families, and healthcare providers at the bedside. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm for providing high-quality clinical ethics consultation and bring a unique set of skills and experience that they can leverage into clinical ethics-based initiatives.

    The successful applicant will join the Professional Staff (equivalent to Faculty) and will support the ethics consultation service with opportunities to promote ethics programming across the multinational healthcare system, while exemplifying collegiality, intra-professional teamwork, patient-facing communication, and leadership.

    This full-time position includes excellent health and retirement benefits, along with generous professional travel support. Professional Staff in the Center have access to a thriving bioethics community in Northeast Ohio and beyond. 

     

    Responsibilities: 

    As a member of the Center for Bioethics, a Staff Ethicist will: 

    Deliver high-quality ethics consultation across Northeast Ohio by contributing to the high-volume, fast-paced Ethical Consultation Service (700+ consults/year).
    Maintain professional development by staying up to date on literature and developments in the field of bioethics, engaging in the local and national bioethics community, and working to enhance professional skills. 
    Contribute bioethics skills and knowledge through mentorship, collaboration, and education aimed at various audiences.
    Qualifications: 

    A terminal degree (PhD, JD, MD/DO, DNP, or field-specific equivalent) is required.
    Demonstrated evidence of professional experience working in clinical environments, providing high-quality ethics consultation, and robust academic achievement.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency with telecommunication technology, extensive experience in education and mentoring, and a collaborative workstyle.
    The successful candidate will be expected to embrace Cleveland Clinic’s patient-centered values: quality and safety, empathy, teamwork, integrity, inclusion, and innovation. 
    Formal fellowship training or extensive experience in clinical ethics consultation is strongly preferred.
    Review of applications will be ongoing and continue until the position is filled. 

  • Clinical Ethics Faculty Position

    Expiration Date:
    June 30, 2024
    Hiring Institution:
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    Location:
    Little Rock, AR
    Job Type:
    Full Time
    Job Level:
    Mid Level

    We seek a candidate who will focus their primary efforts on clinical ethics consultation, serving two major medical systems—the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the state’s only academic health center, and Arkansas Children’s Hospital, which houses the state’s only pediatric…

    We seek a candidate who will focus their primary efforts on clinical ethics consultation, serving two major medical systems—the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the state’s only academic health center, and Arkansas Children’s Hospital, which houses the state’s only pediatric intensive care unit and burn center. Candidates for this position should have robust experience in clinical ethics consultation. Responsibilities will also include education of clinical faculty, staff, and trainees.

    Given our department’s mission and history, we especially encourage applications from candidates able to support education in health humanities and bioethics.  

    Applicants for an assistant professor-level appointment must have a terminal degree in one of the following: a humanities or social science discipline, law, medicine, nursing, or other health profession. Master’s degree-level training will be considered for an instructor position. Salary will be commensurate with rank and relevant experience, following the APBD salary survey and AAMC’s national medical school salary survey for Ph.D.s in bioethics. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Applicants should email a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references:

    D. Micah Hester, Ph.D.

    Chair, Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone:  501-661-7973