Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE)
Stanford, CA, United States, United States
Program Director: David Magnus, PhD
Funding source: Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Appointment: Two years
Qualifications: Candidates must have a terminal advanced degree (e.g., PhD, MD or JD). We are seeking candidates with a background in social science, ethics, law, philosophy, medicine or other related
Fellows are expected to devote 65% of their time to clinical ethics training, 15% to
didactic training and teaching and 20% of their time to research. Fellows will be expected to help do preparatory background work for each consult and sit in on consults at SHC. In addition, they will rotate through clinical rotations at the hospital and participate in interdisciplinary rounds in several ICU units. They will attend all ethics committee meetings at SHC and LPCH. They will also participate on the SHC policy sub-committee and help work on drafting hospital policies, including background research. Fellows will be expected to attend general courses and advanced seminars in bioethics, including those offered by SCBE and the Center for the Law and Biosciences at the Stanford Law School. It is expected that their research will focus on a topic of high relevance to SHC. Research approaches can include qualitative research methods, quantitative methods, philosophical or legal approaches. Supplemental training and coursework in research methodology will be made available.
Stanford University School of Medicine is committed to increasing representation of women and members of minority groups, and we particularly encourage applications from such candidates. U.S. citizens, non-citizen, U.S. nationals, or those lawfully admitted for permanent residence are eligible to apply.
Send your CV, cover letter describing your research interests, and names of 3 references to:
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
1215 Welch Road, Modular A
Stanford, CA 94305
Application deadline: January 15th, 2018 for a start date of August 1st, 2018.