Posted: Friday, October 2nd, 2020
The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities in the Institute for Health and Equity at the Medical College of Wisconsin invites applications for a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant (or Associate) Professor. The position is anticipated to begin April 1, 2021 but is negotiable.
The successful candidate will join an active group of faculty with diverse expertise and interests in bioethics and medical humanities who engage in teaching, research and service activities. The new faculty member will be expected to teach in the bioethics graduate program, in the bioethics and medical humanities thread within the medical school curriculum, and in the bioethics pathway for medical students; advise graduate and medical students on scholarly activities; provide ethics education for residents, other health professionals and community groups, as requested; support the Center’s clinical ethics-related activities, including ethics committee service, ethics education and ethics consultation at several local health care institutions; and engage in independent and collaborative scholarship and research in bioethics and medical humanities.
The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) with expertise in bioethics. Candidates with a terminal degree in a related discipline (e.g. MD, DO, JD, or equivalent) and a Master’s degree in bioethics or a related field or who have completed a clinical ethics fellowship will also be considered. Demonstrated teaching experience at the graduate level in bioethics or a related field is required, as is research, grant writing and publication experience. The clinical ethics-related responsibilities of this position require competence in clinical ethics consultation. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, and possess strong written and oral communication skills.
Interested individuals who meet the application requirements are encouraged to complete the online application and submit a letter of interest, CV and contact information for three references.
The position announcement and online application are available at:
For more information, please contact:
Kristen Tym, MA
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Medical College of Wisconsin
The application deadline is November 15, 2020.
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