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Director of Bioethics Research
Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic

The Department of Bioethics at Cleveland Clinic invites applications for an
Associate or Full Professor level (“Professional Staff”) position, with
eligibility for a faculty appointment at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College
of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
We are seeking an individual with a recognized track record in independent
research and scholarship in bioethics and with leadership skills to recruit,
mentor and promote success in the research of junior faculty and fellows.

The successful candidate must be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary
environment and contribute to the intellectual life of a vibrant and diverse bioethics
program. This individual will dedicate up to 50% effort to independent research and
scholarly activities in bioethics. In addition, he or she will participate in ethics
education for bioethics fellows, medical students and residents, nurses, and other
medical staff. There are also opportunities for participation in clinical ethics consultations.

This is a leadership position in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Bioethics, which
includes 13 faculty members and six fellows.   Faculty members have numerous research
collaborations with other divisions at Cleveland Clinic, CWRU and other regional and
national academic centers. 
Candidates for this position must have an MD, PhD or equivalent in an area of study
related to bioethics, such as medicine, philosophy, law, sociology, or medical anthropology.
Applications will be considered as they are received.

Interested individuals may apply by sending a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names
of three references to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer:
Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Smoke/drug free environment.

Search Committee
Department of Bioethics, JJ-60
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Mary Adams, Secretary to Search Committee - Phone: 216-445-2739



Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Clinic invites applications to the Cleveland Clinic Fellowship
in Transplant Ethics. The Cleveland Clinic is an ideal environment for
the study of ethics in transplantation, given its history of promoting
advances in medicine and surgery, as well as its high volume of successful
liver, kidney, intestinal, lung, bone marrow, and heart transplants.

This fellowship, which will enter its second year in July 2014, will be
awarded to one qualified applicant.  The program entails a one-year
commitment, with a possibility of a second year depending on performance
and other considerations. The fellow will join our current transplant ethics
fellow to focus on scholarly activities in combination with clinical involvement
in ethical issues surrounding organ donation and transplantation.  In addition,
transplant ethics fellows will benefit from sharing educational opportunities
with those engaged in the Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics, described at:

Applications will be accepted from professionals with a terminal post-graduate
degree in medicine, philosophy, nursing, social work, religious studies, law,
or other fields related to bioethics.  Priority will be given to applicants
with strong potential for leadership in the field and who will most benefit
from the rich clinical environment this program offers.

The program director is Kathryn Weise, MD, MA, who also directs the Cleveland
Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics. The steering committee includes David Goldfarb, MD.,
Director of the Renal Transplant Program; Charles Miller, MD., Director of the
Liver Transplant Program; Martin L. Smith, STD, Director of Clinical Ethics; and
Eric Kodish MD, Chair of the Center for Ethics, Humanities, and Spiritual Care.

Start date:  July 1, 2014.
Stipend: $40,000 plus benefits, which include health care benefits and $1,200 designated
for travel to one conference per year. 

Applications will be accepted immediately and in a rolling fashion until the one
position is filled. To apply, please send a CV, cover letter, and list of three references to:

Mary Adams, Fellowship Coordinator
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Kathryn L. Weise, MD, MA
Program Director, Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics
Program Director, Cleveland Clinic Fellowship in Transplant Ethics
Center for Ethics, Humanities, and Spiritual Care
Cleveland Clinic



Kaiser Permanente - West Los Angeles Medical Center, CA
Medical Bioethics Director

In this role as a Clinical Ethicist, you will oversee the Medical Bioethics
program for a specific medical center. You will be relied on to direct and
expand the Bioethics Program through an integrated ethics approach.  Key
functions will include responding to individual and organizational ethics
cases and issues, conducting individual ethics case consultations, analyzing
and improving consultation methods and approaches, and reviewing policies and
their development as it relates to patient rights and bioethics. Ethics services
will be offered throughout the continuum of care, including patient ambulatory
and home-based settings.  You will act as co-chair for the medical center’s Bioethics
committee, shaping agendas and facilitating meetings.  You will also serve as a
functional leader to promote organizational compliance with accreditation and regulatory
standards pertaining to patient rights and responsibilities, especially those related to
care at the end of life.  You will offer advice, guidance, and education to physicians,
nurses, and other staff on clinical and organizational ethics issues.  You will engage
in ethics quality improvement activities to address ethics quality opportunities within
the domains of end-of-life care; shared decision-making; the health care environment;
and professional responsibility.

Basic Qualifications:
Relevant professional degree required: Master's in Social Work, Nursing or other related field.
Experience with clinical ethics consultation, education, and interdisciplinary collaboration
is required
Knowledge of principles, concepts, and methods of health care ethics consultation and ethics
program development to analyze, evaluate, and provide expert advice and consultation, as well
as direction and guidance on critical and complex ethical issues (clinical, organizational,
and research)
Must be able to analyze practical problems, explain and justify recommendations and collaborate
as a member of a multidisciplinary team
Essential abilities to include strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills,
ability to work with all disciplines in the health care team, clinical teaching experience,
tolerance for ambiguity and an understanding of clinical processes and problem-solving

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional experience in organizational and research ethics is preferred
Doctorate in Ethics or related field OR M.D., OR J.D. preferred
Candidates should have an ability to work with all disciplines in the health care team,
maintain a tolerance for ambiguity, and a diplomate’s understanding of clinical processes
and problem-solving.

Candidates should submit online to Job Number 222472 at
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Director, Centre for Biomedical Ethics
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore

The Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of
Singapore is seeking candidates for appointment at full professorial
level to the Directorship of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics (CBmE),
in succession to the inaugural director, Professor. Alastair V. Campbell
who has helmed this position since 2006.

Under Professor Campbell’s leadership, CBmE has become a centre of excellence
for the region as a whole, offering training courses and conferences with
international speakers and participants. The Centre was a member of the Global
Alliance for Biomedical Ethics Centers (GABEX), and also has research links
with HUGO, WHO, The Hastings Centre and several universities in Australasia,
Europe and the USA.   The Centre also publishes a peer reviewed quarterly journal,
the Asian Bioethics Review.

CBmE runs the Health Ethics, Law and Professionalism (HELP) track, through all
five years of the undergraduate medical curriculum. In addition, it offers
postgraduate study in biomedical ethics at both Master’s and Doctoral level,
and has a vibrant Visiting Fellows programme. There are 10 full time and 5 part
time academic and research staff in the Centre supported by 4 administrative staff.
More details on the Centre are available at

Applicants should have a strong record of scholarship in medical ethics and bioethics
and experience of leadership, teaching and research in biomedical ethics education,
ideally within a medical school. An attractive remuneration package will be offered
with this prestigious position, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and

Interested parties should submit their letter of application, supported by a full
curriculum vitae and list of publications, and with the names of at least six referees to:

Mr Kee Boon Chuan
Senior Assistant Manager (Academic Affairs)
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (Dean’s Office)
National University of Singapore
1E Kent Ridge Road,
NUHS Tower Block Level 11, Singapore 119228
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Fax: + 65-6778 5743  
All applications to reach us by 31st May 2014
(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified)

2/7 – 5/31/2014


Wake Forest University
Assistant Teaching Professor in Biology (Job ID 1500-141)

The Department of Biology seeks a PhD-level biologist for a two-year,
teaching faculty position for conventional and online courses.  Preference
will be given to candidates with experience in the areas of bioethics,
cell and molecular biology, and genetics. He or she may also be required
to offer one additional upper level course in their special areas of interest.  
The faculty of the Department of Biology (
represents a broad array of disciplinary interests and is committed to exposing
undergraduates to that breadth.  The department graduates approximately 100
undergraduate majors per year and offers MS and PhD programs.  Applicants should provide
in a single PDF file, their CV and a teaching portfolio including a statement of teaching
philosophy.  Please also have three letters of recommendation emailed directly to
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Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled,
with appointment scheduled for July 1, 2014.  Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages
diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of
the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways
of knowing and learning.



Lyman Briggs College (LBC), an undergraduate, residential,
liberal arts, science program at Michigan State University,
invites applications for visiting instructors for 2014-2015.
We anticipate one to three full-time openings. Founded in 1967,
LBC is a vibrant college at MSU focusing on the study of science
and its impact on society. Bridging the two cultures, the LBC
curriculum integrates natural sciences and mathematics courses
with courses in the history, philosophy, and sociology of science,
and faculty work closely with students in small classes. Faculty,
staff, and students in LBC promote inclusion through a range of
initiatives. The college, for example, hosts student groups like
the Briggs Multi-Cultural Alliance and Women in Science. Briggs
faculty, staff, and students have also won university awards for
diversity and inclusion for their instruction and research.

Candidates must be committed to undergraduate teaching and should
hold a MA/MS with a specialization in the history, philosophy, and/or
sociology of science, technology, environment, or medicine. Interests in
literature, public policy, the environment, history of science, and/or
philosophy of technology would be especially welcomed.  A Ph.D. is strongly preferred.

The successful candidate will teach five courses over the course of the academic
year: two or three sections of our first-year introduction to history, philosophy
and sociology of science (HPS) course and two or three upper-level HPS courses. 
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This position is listed on the MSU Applicant Page, Posting #9077. 
Applications must be uploaded to MSU’s online job application site
(, and should include a cover letter outlining
the candidate’s expertise as it pertains to their ability to teach
within one or more of the specializations listed above and the pedagogical
approaches the candidate applies in the classroom as well as a c.v. and
teaching portfolio. For details on teaching portfolios see  In addition,
three letters of recommendation addressing the candidate’s teaching
experience and expertise must be sent electronically by the recommenders
through the application system. 

Deadline to ensure consideration of application is March 15, 2014, and
review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.
Questions regarding these positions may be directed to Dr. Georgina M. Montgomery,
at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at Lyman Briggs College; 919 E. Shaw Lane; Room E-35;
Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI 48825-1107.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to
achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages
applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.



The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), School of Public Health (SPH),
Division of Community Health Sciences (CHS) is seeking applications
for a tenured associate or full professor with an outstanding
research background in health promotion interventions with
African American and/or Latino older adults.

This senior level position is the lead position in a Chancellor-sponsored
campus wide cluster hire initiative entitled “Health Promotion for Racially
and Ethnically Diverse Older Adults” and will be actively involved in recruiting
four additional tenure track faculty specializing in related research in the
following departments:  Disability and Human Development, Physical Therapy,
Occupational Therapy and Health Policy and Administration.

In addition to holding a faculty appointment in Community Health Sciences,
the successful candidate will assume a leadership role in the Center for
Research on Health and Aging (CRHA) in the Institute for Health Research and Policy (IHRP).

Anticipated starting date is August 2014. Salary is commensurate with
experience and qualifications. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 
The University of Illinois is an AA/EOE/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.

To apply please visit:  Applications must be
submitted online and must include a letter of application, CV and contact
information for three references. 

Instructions for applying:

Key Responsibilities/Duties:
CHS faculty member:  
Applicants must have demonstrated competency in delivering
course content and mentoring students.  A funding track
record with a promise of a continued scholarly trajectory
must be evident as well as a continuation of scholarly activities
of such caliber that the candidate’s work is widely recognized for
its high quality and impact.

CRHA Leadership Role:  The candidate will be a strong advocate for
the Center, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, promote a
culture of consensus, collaboration and productivity and will thrive
in and promote a diverse interdisciplinary research environment.  The
candidate will continue to develop, test and implement evidence-based
health promotion programs for older minority adults and actively pursue
external support for this work.

The candidate is the lead position in a Chancellor-sponsored cluster
hire involving the recruitment of four additional tenure track faculty specializing in health
promotion research with minority elderly in Disability and Human Development, Physical Therapy,
Occupational Therapy and Health Policy and Administration.

Candidates must have:
A PhD in Public Health or a related area (e.g. psychology, gerontology, sociology, social work).
Expertise in gerontology and health promotion interventions for African American and/or Latino older adults.
Exceptional research and scholarly capacity with a strong track record of external funding.
At least 5 years of experience teaching graduate level courses and mentoring graduate level students.



University of Copenhagen
Associate professorship in Philosophy/Ethics of synthetic biology

The Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Faculty of
Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications
for a 3-year associate professorship in Philosophy of synthetic biology
to be filled by 1 August 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The Department of Media, Cognition and Communication (
offers research-driven educational programmes within Film and Media Studies,
Philosophy, Education and Rhetoric. The Department focuses on the fundamental
aspects of human cognition and communication as they are manifested in various
institutions and media, and in various historical and social contexts.
The associate professorship will be affiliated with the Department’s Section of
Philosophy (
The position is created as part of the interdisciplinary collaboration on Synthetic
Biology at University of Copenhagen, see
For job and application details:



Friday, May 30th, 2014
Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine, King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Dr Silvia Camporesi
+44 (0) 20 78487918
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The Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King's
is accepting applications for a new Postgraduate bioethics course.
The Bioethics and Society programme is the only UK Bioethics programme
based in a social science department. It offers a unique 'real-world'
approach to bioethics, allowing students to understand the social and
political contexts in which bioethical controversies arise and proposed
solutions are developed.
Lectures and seminars are taught by an internationally recognized faculty
who consult with the World Health Organization, the Nuffield Council on
Bioethics, and the UK Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology, among others.
The programme offers rigorous training in quantitative and qualitative research
methods, and provides internship opportunities that allow students to gain practical
insights and to build professional networks.
Our optional modules can be grouped around five career streams: 1) Research Ethics /
Clinical Ethics; 2) Genetics & Reproduction; 3) Health Policy & Public Health; 4)
Neuroscience & Mental Health; 5) Global Trends.
The programme is offered as a 1-year full time / 2-year part-time Masters, 1-year
PG Diploma (only course-work), and a 6-month PG Certificate (selected course-work).
Funding available: You can find more information on funding opportunities on the KCL
dedicated webpage.
For any queries, contact the Assistant Director and Admissions’ Tutor, Dr Silvia Camporesi: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Department: Vice Provost for Research
Position:  Assistant Director, Research Compliance Education
Job ID: #11279
Salary Range: $58,600 – $73,250

Position Details
The Assistant Director for Research Compliance Education
will be responsible for developing and organizing a variety
of training and educational opportunities for those involved
in all aspects of research, including cost principles for
educational institution, research integrity, research with
animals and human subject research.   The focus will be on
creating educational programs for the BC research community,
including faculty and staff, students, and post-doctoral research
fellows in the complex web of regulatory requirements that govern
research.  This position will collaborate with many other offices
across campus in developing an integrated compliance education program
that promotes an understanding of compliance issues throughout the
research enterprise.

Job Description
The Assistant Director for Compliance Education has direct contact
with the Deans, Department Chairs, Graduate Program Directors,
Faculty, Research Administrators, and Graduate Students in all
schools and departments at Boston College and will be responsible
for developing, collecting and making available, Research Integrity
and Responsible Conduct of Research resources to the BC Community. 
In addition, the Assistant Director will develop training programs
for Sponsored Research and organize and participate in educational activities.

*Bachelor's degree
*Working knowledge of Research Integrity, Responsible Conduct of Research
and Sponsored
*Programs issues and how they apply to various constituencies required.
*Requires knowledge of ethics education in a variety of academic disciplines
and an awareness of graduate student problems.
*Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentations skills.
*Working knowledge of federal policies and regulations as they relate to
research compliance and sponsored project.
*Experience in development and delivery of educational programs, preferably
at a research university.
*A minimum of three to five years of experience in the field of research
compliance/sponsored project administration in a university or equivalent
combination of education and experience.

*Advanced degree and practical experience as a university researcher a plus.

Closing Statement
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

In order to be considered as an official applicant, please note that it
is necessary to apply directly online at our site:



Cullen Endowed Professorship in Medical Ethics
The Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
seeks a distinguished scholar to fill the Cullen Endowed Professorship in
Medical Ethics and join us as a new colleague.  The Center comprises 7
faculty members, two of whom hold endowed positions, and 18 support staff,
housed in newly renovated space on the main Baylor campus. 

Our Center’s faculty teach in the undergraduate and graduate medical curricula,
direct an award winning ethics track for advanced medical students, and are
currently developing a new, comprehensive, College-wide graduate medical education
curriculum in ethics, professionalism and health policy. The quality of teaching
by Center faculty has been recognized by numerous teaching awards. 

Center faculty lead clinical ethics consultations services at two Texas Medical
Center hospitals and expect soon to be leading a new clinical ethics consultation
service at a third hospital. 

Center faculty are actively engaged in funded research supported by NHGRI and NCI
of the NIH, PCORI, and private foundations. Two of the Center’s faculty have been
recipients of Faculty Scholars Awards from the Greenwall Foundation. Our faculty
have published more than 700 papers in the peer-reviewed scientific, clinical, and
bioethics literature and books.

Qualifications and Responsibilities
The recipient of this new endowed professorship will have the opportunity to play
a leading role in strengthening the Center’s programs in ethics education, clinical
ethics consultation, and bioethics research. Candidates must have a doctoral degree,
such as MD, PhD or JD, and must have demonstrated outstanding scholarship in his or
her field. Faculty rank will be Associate or Full Professor.

The successful candidate will participate in teaching and mentoring junior faculty.
Depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate, responsibilities
may also include clinical ethics consultation, funded research, and/or development of new
educational programs within the Center. The final distribution of duties will be negotiated.

Life in Houston
Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation's top academic health sciences centers, is
committed to advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research,
education and community service. Located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center in
Houston, Texas, it is the only private medical school in the Greater Southwest.
Baylor College of Medicine was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected
medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care.
The College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2013,
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College No. 18 for research on its list of top medical
schools. Baylor College of Medicine is also listed 13th among all U.S. medical schools for
National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological
science by the National Science Foundation.

Houston is one of the most racially, ethnically, and internationally diverse cities in the
United States and supports world class cultural institutions – such as the Alley Theater,
the Menil Collection and Museum of Fine Arts, the Houston Ballet, the Houston Grand Opera,
and the Houston Symphony – four professional sports teams, and cuisines from around the world. 
Houston and its suburbs offer a wide range of affordable housing and family-oriented programs and activities.

How to Apply
Those interested in this position should send a curriculum vitae and short letter indicating
their desire to be considered. The letter should include the names and contact information
for three persons willing to provide a reference.

Materials should be sent by March 10, 2014 to:

Amy McGuire, JD, PhD
Director, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Chair, Cullen Endowed Professorship Search Committee

Email [preferred]: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Or via post:
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
1 Baylor Plaza, MS420
Houston, Texas 77030

For more information about Baylor College of Medicine and the
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, visit our website at

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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The Center for Ethics at Emory University seeks a bioethics scholar
to direct our Master of Arts in Bioethics (MAB) program. Rank and area
of specialty are open.

The MAB program has grown rapidly from its origins five years ago,
and now includes dual degree programs with many Emory schools.
The next phase of the program’s development will concentrate on
attracting scholarships, recruitment of new students, and strengthening
existing areas of focus (such as clinical ethics, research ethics,
religion and bioethics, and neuroethics) while developing new ones.
We are looking for a creative thinker with strong organizational skills.

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching bioethics at the
graduate or professional level, organizational and leadership experience,
and a solid record of bioethics scholarship. Experience helping build or
running a masters-level program in bioethics or related field is a plus.
A PhD or professional equivalent in a bioethics-related discipline, or an
advanced degree in a related field with training at the masters or fellowship
level in bioethics is required. The Director will teach three courses/year
in the MA program, with some teaching in other Emory schools as well.

The Director will join the faculty of our prominent Center for Ethics.
Center faculty hold appointments in a variety of schools including Emory
College, and the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and Law.
A primary, non-tenured appointment in a medical school department is anticipated,
though a tenured appointment is a possibility for senior candidates.
The Emory Center for Ethics is a dynamic Center with 9 onsite and 35 university-wide
faculty members, a tradition of research and scholarship, and a range of
programming that touches every school at the university and includes multiple
collaborative relationships with the community and its institutions.
The Center is a general ethics center with a robust bioethics program equal
to that of most bioethics centers in the United States. Emory as a university
has made a deep and abiding commitment to ethical research, teaching,
and faculty development. Throughout Emory’s history, the University has
maintained the vital importance of ethical thinking and action. The University
vision statement characterizes Emory as “an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged,
and diverse community” characterized by “courageous leadership.” For that reason,
the Center for Ethics at Emory, which is organized under the Provost’s Office,
is a central player in the life of the university and in the decision-making
processes of the administration to a degree that is rare in American universities.

Candidates should provide a letter of interest, including a description of personal
scholarship and a statement of teaching philosophy; a full CV; and the names
and contact information of three references to: Jamila Garrett-Bell, Center for Ethics,
Emory University, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Applications received by March 31, 2014 will have priority, and candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply earlier, but the search will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries should be directed to Kathy Kinlaw, Center Associate Director, at
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NYU School of Medicine
Faculty Position:  Division of Medical Ethics

The Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health
of NYU School of Medicine (,
seeks to recruit an Assistant or early Associate Professor for a 2 year
commitment beginning in July 2014.
Responsibilities include:
Teaching a minimum of one course per year or co-teaching with another instructor
in the area of research ethics, teaching in existing medical school courses and
selectives, mentoring one or more graduate students as requested, working with
The Division Head on organizing meetings, conferences and research projects
particularly in the area of research ethics, pursuing a line of bioethical research
and inquiry in the area of research ethics that leads to both presentations at
national meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals, creating continuing
education programs in research ethics aimed at IRB members, staff and biosafety
committee members, creating a mentorship program for post-doctoral fellows in
research ethics, consultation on research ethics issues for IRBs, trial sponsors,
investigators, patient groups and develop and seek funding for research studies of
IRBs, informed consent, privacy, comprehension and other key topics
Core qualifications include:
Excellent record of quality scholarship and teaching including a demonstration of
a strong scholarly career track in a research ethics.  PhD, JD, or MD preferred.  
Competitive salary and comprehensive range of benefits available.  Send cover letter
and CV (addressed to Arthur Caplan, PhD, Director), referencing “search ethics” to: 
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NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal employment/affirmative action employer and does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, marital/or parental status, age, national origin,
citizenship, disability, veterans status, or any other classification protected by
applicable Federal, State, or Municipal Law.



Haverford College
Writing Fellows

Haverford College will hire two Writing Fellows for the College Writing
Program in academic year 2014-15.  We solicit applications in different
fields and disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. 
We are particularly interested in postdoctoral candidates who bring expertise
in public speaking and oral communication; writing as social practice; science
writing; or digital writing, etc., and who are prepared to teach a diverse
student body. Our first year seminars, however, are focused upon the academic
essay and candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching this kind of
writing specifically. Fellows will teach four first year writing seminars,
two in each semester, and have limited additional responsibilities in the program,
largely developing different kinds of writing workshops.  Successful candidates
will infuse the seminars with fresh intellectual energy that reflects current
scholarship in the field. The fellowship is for one year, renewable for up
to three years (inclusive); the salary is competitive and includes benefits.
A Ph.D. is required at time of appointment or ABD with plans to defend by the
conclusion of the first year of the appointment. The successful applicant will
have held the degree for no more than six years.  Women and members of underrepresented
minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please send a letter of
application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, and a brief writing
sample via Interfolio by April 21, 2014, or via Carol Henry, search secretary,
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Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does
not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity,
sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. 
Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion
and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms,
and communal composition of the College.




New York University Abu Dhabi, a part of New York University’s
global network, invites applications for a position in bioethics
at the rank of assistant or associate professor (tenure track).
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or J.D.  Successful applicants are
expected to be outstanding teachers who demonstrate a strong
scholarly career track in a sub-field of bioethics such as neuroethics,
reproductive technologies and ethics, public health ethics, research
ethics, research integrity and mental health ethics. Interdisciplinary
interests are encouraged, and some background in science, public health,
or health policy is desirable.

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University,
a multi- site, organically connected network encompassing key global
cities and idea capitals. The network has three degree-granting campuses -
New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi - complemented by twelve additional
academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate
within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural,
interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

Now in its fourth year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty
who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching.  Students
are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment
benchmarks, both in the U.S. and globally. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective
liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research,
sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences,
Sciences, and Engineering.

The terms of employment are highly competitive and include housing
benefits and educational subsidies for children. The faculty member will
also spend time at NYU New York and possibly other sites of the global
network, engaging in both research and teaching opportunities. The faculty
member will be affiliated with the Division of Medical Ethics in the Department
of Population Health at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City.

Applications are due by May 15, 2014; however, applications received later
will be reviewed until the position is filled.  The starting date for employment
is negotiable.  Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
statements of teaching and research interests (not to exceed three pages each),
and three representative publications.  To complete the online process,
applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least
three referees.  The referees will be contacted to upload their reference letters. 
Please visit our website at
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please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

NYU Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



AJOB Editorial Manager & Research Assistant
Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University, CA

The Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) is dedicated to interdisciplinary research
and education in biomedical ethics, and provides clinical and research ethics consultation. 
SCBE also serves as a scholarly resource on emerging ethical issues raised by medicine
and biomedical research.  We are seeking a qualified candidate to support two distinct
areas of effort:

The first is to support work on the Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA),
an NIH-funded five-year grant currently in its first year.  A primary responsibility is
to serve as the liaison between clinical researchers and the Bioethics Consultation Service (BECS),
the role of which is to advise researchers on the ethical considerations of their projects. 
Duties include scheduling and attending consults, entering qualitative and quantitative data
related to the course and outcome of the consults into the BECS excel database, tracking
progress of the BECS service, and assisting in efforts of the faculty to incorporate the
ethics consult service into the larger university research procedure as standard practice. 
Coordination of the CTSA Research Ethics Consultation Standardization Working Group,
data collection from various CTSAs, and assistance with the project’s publications (manuscripts, tables)
will be required.  Other duties will include obtaining information and reporting on
previous consults and creating case studies from BECS reports for educational use. 
As well, literature review and manuscript preparation for CTSA-related research projects
will be required.  This position is also responsible for tracking project expenses and
assisting the grant manager with expense forecasting. 

The second major function, purpose and role is serving as Editorial Manager of the
American Journal of Bioethics (AJOB), the highest impact journal in the country related to
science policy, health policy, bioethics, ethics and academic medicine.  Duties include
supervising the Editorial Assistant and monitoring the completion of her tasks; performing
a first read-through of all submitted manuscripts; and assigning manuscripts to the most
suitable Associate Editor (after deeming them suitable for publication/peer review). 
Responsibilities also include organizing the annual journal-wide editorial board meeting;
managing the workflows of all Associate Editors; inviting peer reviewers for various articles
and oversee the timely return of peer reviews; oversee the timely completion of all steps in the
editorial process (basically going from managing submissions through designing issues for publication);
answering all inquiries from both potential and actual authors; distributing and overseeing the
timely return of Conflict of Interest forms from all authors; reading through revised manuscripts
to determine whether the proper revisions have been made; and checking/correcting final proofs
of issues before publication.  As well, guide the development of the cover for each issue;
develop and maintain the final Table of Contents for each issue (to be sent to the publisher,
Taylor & Francis); editing the code (HTML) of the Manuscript Central homepage (editorial site
where all submissions come through) to reflect the availability of new target articles for
commentary; sending out broadcast emails to the larger AJOB community (~5000 people) to
solicit commentaries for these new target articles; sending personal invitations for commentary
to desired contributors (often prominent members of the field of Bioethics); selecting submitted
commentaries for publication (after reading through all submissions).

Also included: 
Overseeing updates to and maintenance of; managing the AJOB Twitter,
Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts; coordinating correspondences between editors of the journal
and the publisher, Taylor & Francis; serving as the primary liaison between Taylor & Francis (publisher)
and the AJOB editorial team/office; serve as the primary contact for authors along all steps
of the editorial process.

The candidate must have a two-year college degree in a social or health science field, and two
years of experience in administration, writing or editing, and developmental biology, health or
social science research, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; BA/BS preferred. 
We prefer candidates with a background in developmental health and some research experience. 
This position also requires English fluency with excellent writing and editing skills, with high
attention to detail. Experience in data mining (e.g. scientific, theoretical and social science
literature reviews) in media forms such as journals and national government databases
(including “”) is required.  Must possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. 
Other necessary skills include proficiency in MS Office computer software programs (Word, Excel,
Outlook and PowerPoint), the ability to interpret financial reports and a demonstrated ability
to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  Prefer budget forecasting and expense
reporting experience.  Experience supervising support staff is a plus.

Interested individuals may apply by submitting an on-line application to: referencing job search # 62388.

Stanford University is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer:
Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Smoke/drug free environment.




Job ID: 144524
Business Title: IRB Chair, Institutional Review Board
Title Code No: 10069 Level: M3
Job Category: Legal
Career Level: Manager
Proposed Salary Range: $ 60,740.00 - $162,014.00 (Annual)
Work Location: 42-09 28th Street
Division/Work Unit: Legal Affairs

Job Description

The Institutional Review Board is an administrative body established to protect the
rights and welfare of human subjects recruited to participate in research activities
conducted by the Department. The IRB has the authority to approve, require modifications in,
or disapprove all research activities that fall within its jurisdiction.

-- The candidate will serve as chairperson of the Department's Institutional Review Board (IRB);
-- evaluate protocols in accordance with applicable regulations governing human subjects' research;
-- manage and track the processing of protocols submitted for review to the Institutional Review Board;
-- interact with researchers within and outside of the agency;
-- direct, discuss protocol reviews and vote on research proposals; and review IRB policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and five years of full-time professional
satisfactory experience acquired within the last fifteen years, in a health services setting such
as a laboratory, hospital, or other patient care facility, or in a public health, environmental health,
or mental hygiene program, at least 18 months of which must have been in a managerial capacity,
consisting of managerial experience clearly demonstrating the ability to perform difficult and responsible
managerial work, requiring independent decision-making concerning program management,
planning, allocation of resources, and the scheduling and assignment of work

2. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. Education may be substituted
for experience on the basis that each 30 graduate semester credits from an accredited
college in hospital administration, public health, public administration, business
administration, management or administration can be substituted for one year of
non-managerial experience up to a maximum of 60 semester credits for two years.
However, all candidates must have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree and 18 months of
managerial experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

An accomplished professional, and respected within New York City and federal research
community; grant history showing a large federally funded (e.g. paneled) research portfolio
spanning a full spectrum of methods and associated human subjects issues; collaborating
author on multi-site national surveillance and behavioral risk research protocols;
multi-site human subjects protocols; ability to train the Department of Health and
Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) research community; professional credentials in both research
methods/epidemiology and ethics; excellent communication and writing skills.

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar,
enter: job ID number #144524. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who
apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Work Location

42-09 28th Street, Queens, NY 10001

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment.
However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous
years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland,
or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss
with the agency representative at the time of interview.

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer