|JOB TITLE:||Post Doctoral Scholar|
|DEADLINE:||Monday, March 1st, 2021|
Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics
|CONTACT:||Robert Truog, MD|
The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics will invite applications beginning in spring of 2021 for the Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics for appointments commencing in summer/fall 2021.
The position is for one year, with the potential for a one-year renewal, prepares scholars with the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in the field of bioethics. Research scholars are fully integrated into the community of faculty and students at the Center for Bioethics, with access to the resources of Harvard Medical School and Harvard University. The program includes opportunities to collaborate with the scholars at the Hastings Center.
Research scholars will receive an annual stipend, benefits, and an allotment for academic expenses and travel.
The core experience includes:
Applications are invited from those who have or will have completed a doctoral degree (MD, JD, PhD or equivalent). Doctorates may be in any relevant field, including but not limited to public health, psychology, economics, philosophy, sociology, or anthropology.
The Center for Bioethics was created to ensure that values and ethics are always part of medical training, laboratory and clinical research, and professional education. We cannot truly fulfill this mission while racism exists in our field, in our institutions, in our educational systems, and in ourselves. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose academic record (including research, teaching, and community engagement efforts) have contributed to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for students, staff, and faculty.
The deadline for summer/fall 2021 is March 1, 2021. Applications may be considered throughout the year under special circumstances.
A preliminary application includes each of the following:
Finalists will be contacted and asked for three letters of reference from individuals who know the applicant well and who can comment on the candidate’s qualifications and suitability for the Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program. Instructions for submitting these letters will be provided at this time.
To submit your application, please save all three documents (CV, Personal statement, writing sample) to one PDF using the naming convention “Last Name_First Name_PostdocApplication21” and upload using this link.
For additional information about the program contact the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-432-2570.