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Postdoc Scholar in Ethics and Biotechnology (EXPIRED)

Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence, Case Western Reserve University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS We are particularly interested in a Scholar whose research explores issues related to current developments in the field of human-technology interaction and emerging biomedical technologies.
AOC Competence in ethics, especially applied ethics, grounded in philosophy.
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Job description

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is pleased to invite applications from creative, highly-qualified, and motivated scholars for a postdoctoral position in ethics and biotechnology. 

At CWRU, there are many opportunities and efforts underway on our campus and with external partners to ensure that our faculty, staff, and students are contributing to the cutting edge of innovation while maintaining the highest ethical standards and fully exploring the ethical dimensions and human impact of everything that we create. This position is intended to bring someone to the Inamori Center to assist in these efforts and help ensure that our community and our partners, at every level, are engaged in meaningful and productive reflection and discussions of ethical issues and are integrating and embedding ethical considerations into every aspect of their research and development work. The Scholar will:

  • Contribute to local and international research and curricular development initiatives (e.g. one grant-based initiative involves the utilization of artificial blood, which will account for 20-25% of the Scholar’s effort);

  • Mentor and collaborate with undergraduate and graduate students;

  • Offer lectures and workshops on topics of ethics;

  • Develop a training plan and meet regularly with faculty advisor;

  • Actively pursue funding for individual scholarship and research pursuits to develop future career; 

  • Following consultation with the Inamori Center and the host department, if invited, offer an undergraduate course within the term of the fellowship (Spring 2024 or Summer 2024);

  • Become fluent in the mission and offerings of the Inamori Center; and

  • Contribute to Inamori Center initiatives by representing the Inamori Center at campus and partner meetings and assisting with other duties as assigned.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/125203
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://case.edu/inamori
Contact email
Time created July 18, 2023, 4:43pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 14, 2024, 2:58pm EST
Expired on January 14, 2024, 3:46pm EST
Last updated February 14, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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