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Director of Bioethics (EXPIRED)

Santa Clara University

Job category Other (non-academic) / Fixed term
AOS Bioethics
AOS categories Biomedical Ethics
AOC Bioethics
AOC categories Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Santa Clara, California, United States
Job description

Position Title: Director of Bioethics

Position Type: Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Salary Range:

$79,920 - $93,960, commensurate with experience

Pay Frequency: Annual

Director of Bioethics

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University

 

This is a fixed-term position with an end date of 12/31/2022. This position may be extended or converted to a regular position depending on business needs and funding. Possibility of working remotely, with regular visits to Santa Clara.

PURPOSE

The Director of Bioethics is responsible for the design and implementation of all programs in the bioethics program area at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. This program area explores the ethical issues in healthcare (including clinical ethics) and biotechnology as well as other aspects of bioethics. The Director is responsible for identification, development, and execution of projects and activities, including identifying funding opportunities, supervising the Health Care Ethics Internship and associated staff, providing contracted ethics consultation services, pursuing opportunities for continuous program improvement and development, and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Identify and respond to key ethical issues in healthcare, including health care equity, biotechnology, particularly data analytics and artificial intelligence, and other areas of bioethics and public health and provide written commentary through blog posting, the Ethics Center website, local and national news outlets, and other means. Lead in the continuous development and execution of partnerships and programming in the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics bioethics program area both on-campus and in the community

Develop and execute content regarding ethical dilemmas encountered in health care and bioethics

Build and sustain the bioethics program advisory council

Respond as appropriate to media and other inquiries received by the Ethics Center. Create on-line and other educational content appropriate for stakeholders and the general public in the bioethics area

Collaborate with the Director of External Relations to investigate funding opportunities and secure funds in support of the bioethics program in general and the Internship in particular

Expand and manage a pipeline of participants to engage in bioethics activities and programs by building robust relationships with stakeholders in the Santa Clara University and Silicon Valley communities

Provide ethics consultation services as required

Provide direction to and further develop the Health Care Ethics Internship including developing and delivering content for reflection sessions and identifying new rotation opportunities

Help arrange off-campus sites for health care ethics interns.

Work on developing new consulting opportunities

Work on contracting for consultation and Internship sites Prepare and manage the budget for the program area and Internship Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director

PROVIDE WORK DIRECTION

Supervise and provide on-going direction to the Honzel Fellow.

Serve on hiring committees for staff and students as requested

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred.

Master's degree required, Advanced education in bioethics as demonstrated by a master’s or doctoral degree; or, a relevant master’s or professional degree and demonstrated understanding of ethical analysis, preferably along with formal training in bioethics preferred.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience and demonstrated skill in bioethics in an academic and/or health care setting or equivalent

Experience in program design, evaluation, and continuous improvement, e.g., design thinking

Experience and demonstrated skill in consultation, education, and policy (institutional and public) development in bioethics or equivalent, preferably in a hospital or other health care setting

Experience and demonstrated teaching skill in university and/or professional environments or equivalent

Experience and demonstrated skill in program administration

Experience and demonstrated skill in qualitative and/or quantitative research in bioethics or equivalent

Experience in contracting highly desirable

Experience with Human Subject protocols highly desirable

Excellent written and oral communications skills (general and professional audiences) including public speaking or equivalent

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including social sector professionals, students, staff, and faculty

Ability to lead in complex program development

Ability to work collaboratively with Ethics Center staff, professionals, and community partners in a leadership position

Ability to work within a diverse and multicultural work environment

Understanding of the Jesuit commitment to social justice and to the education of the whole person

Appreciation of and commitment to further the mission, values, and goals of Santa Clara University and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, SCU provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position, and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Evening hours expected (6 evenings/quarter)

Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer terminal

May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus

May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area or in- or out-of-state locations

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typical office environment

Mostly indoor office environment

Offices with equipment noise

Offices with frequent interruption

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity/Notice of Nondiscrimination

Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and California State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. For a complete copy of Santa Clara University’s equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, see https://www.scu.edu/title-ix/policies-reports/

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Santa Clara University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender, and prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. The Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is Jenna Elliott, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 408-551-3043, [email protected], , http://www.scu.edu/title-ix. Inquiries can also be made to the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

Clery Notice of Availability

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services https://university-operations.scu.edu/campus-safety/crime-reporting/. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Santa Clara University affirms its' commitment to employ qualified individuals with disabilities within the workplace and to comply with the Americans with Disability Act. All applicants desiring an accommodation should contact the https://www.scu.edu/phonebook/Department-of-Human-Resources, and 408-554-5750 and request to speak to Indu Ahluwalia by phone at 408-554-5750 or by email at [email protected]

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services https://university-operations.scu.edu/campus-safety/crime-reporting/. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/2902582
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information https://www.scu.edu
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Time created March 16, 2022, 7:49pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 12, 2022, 6:35pm PST
Expired on September 12, 2022, 6:46pm PST
Last updated November 13, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
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