Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2020
The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) is Seeking 2021-2022 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Applicants.
CBSSM is soliciting applications from qualified individuals for 1-2 postdoctoral research fellow positions for the 2021-2022 academic year.
The mission of CBSSM is to be the premier intellectual gathering place of clinicians, social scientists, bioethicists, and all others interested in improving individual and societal health through scholarship and service.
Bioethics Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
This fellowship focuses on empirical bioethics and the ethical practice of medicine. Candidates' area of focus must be in bioethics, although their backgrounds may be in social or natural sciences, humanities, medicine, or law. Active projects in bioethics at CBSSM currently include the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic medicine, human subjects research ethics, empirical research with relevance to clinical ethics, global bioethics, gender equity, reproductive justice, deliberative democratic methods in bioethics, resource allocation, ethical issues associated with learning health systems, and the sociology of medical ethics/bioethics, among others.
Decision Sciences Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
This fellowship focuses on understanding and improving the health care communication and decisions made by both patients and providers. Past postdoctoral fellows have included scholars whose research in health care communication and decision making has been grounded in theories and methodologies drawn from social cognition, motivation and emotion, decision psychology, risk communication, human factors, ethics, and economics.
Please see: http://cbssm.med.umich.edu/training-mentoring/post-doctoral-fellowship for more details about these fellowship opportunities, and to access the online application.