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Posted: Friday, September 3rd, 2021
JOB TITLE: Clinical Ethics Fellowship Program
DEADLINE: Friday, October 29th, 2021
LOCATION: Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Division:  Center for Medical Ethics and Health Pol
Schedule:  Full-time
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  8350


Internal title:  Postdoctoral Associate

External posting title:  Clinical Ethics Fellow


Clinical Ethics Fellowship Program


The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Hospital System Biomedical Ethics Program are seeking applicants for our full-time clinical ethics fellowship.

This competitive 2-year program offers the opportunity to train with the Center’s nationally renowned faculty and staff who lead premier Clinical Ethics Consultation Services at adult private hospital systems in the Texas Medical Center.

The fellowship offers a competitive stipend, excellent benefits, and opportunities for continued professional development. Upon completion of this program, fellows will have the skills, training, and experience to make them competitive for positions in clinical ethics and academic bioethics.

For more information about Baylor College of Medicine and the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, visit our program website: 

Those interested in this position should submit an application, resume and cover letter by Friday, October 29, 2021.

Job Duties

Primary duties and responsibilities:
•    Comprehensive training in clinical ethics consultation, including the opportunity to observe and independently conduct ethics consultations (on-call rotations) for a high-volume Clinical Ethics Consultation Service (~450 consultations per year) at the Houston Methodist Hospital.
•    Participation in Biomedical Ethics Committee and subcommittee meetings.
•    Participation in educational activities related to our undergraduate and graduate medical curricula; including the award-winning medical ethics pathway.
•    Preparation and delivery of presentations on clinical ethics-related topics for clinical audiences.
•    Faculty mentoring on educational development, teaching skills, and research.
•    Opportunities for collaboration on scholarly projects and participation in activities at Baylor College of Medicine affiliate hospitals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal post-graduate degree (JD, PhD, MD, or equivalent).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

•    Strong interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    Strong organizational skills, working both independently and collaboratively to achieve mission goals and deadlines.
•    Strong presentation and teaching skills.
•    Training or experience in bioethics or clinical ethics preferred.

Submit your application, resume, and cover letter via this link:

Applications must be received by Friday, October 29, 2021.

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