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Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2020
JOB TITLE: Postdoctoral Position in Biomedical Ethics Research
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
LOCATION: Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
CONTACT: Ann Allen
TELEPHONE: 507-538-1433
Mayo Clinic is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral position in biomedical ethics. The specific job category (research fellow, senior research fellow, or research associate) will be determined based on the candidate's experience. Qualifications: Ph.D. or other terminal degree (JD, MD) with experience in bioethics. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with normative bioethical analysis, survey methods, qualitative research, and/or policy research is highly desirable. Familiarity with clinical genetics or genomic research also preferred. Position Start Date: As negotiated with the successful applicant. Responsibilities: The incumbent will work under the guidance of Richard Sharp, Ph.D. The incumbent will oversee research projects and participate in data collection, analysis, and publication. Potential areas of study include: ethical and social issues in individualized medicine, translational genomics research, integration of new genomic technologies (such as pharmacogenomics) into patient care, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing. The incumbent will have opportunities to participate in ethics teaching and service activities within the Center for Individualized Medicine. Interested applicants should apply to job posting 134418BR: Research Fellow on the Mayo Clinic Jobs website ( Please include the following materials: 1) A letter summarizing your research experience and interest in the position; 2) your curriculum vitae; 3) a brief professional writing sample, and; 4) the names and contact information only for three potential referees (do not solicit reference letters until requested). The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program provides institutional and national leadership on ethical issues raised by translational research and integration of new medical technologies into patient care.

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