Institute for Practical Ethics, University of California, San Diego
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Ethics of Science, Medicine, and Technology|
|AOC||Ethics of Science, Medicine, and Technology|
|Location||San Diego, California, United States|
|Start date||Summer or Fall 2019|
The Institute for Practical Ethics, a newly founded interdisciplinary research unit at the University of California, San Diego, is dedicated to the pursuit of socially responsible science. Forming connections among ethicists, social scientists, natural scientists, health professionals and the community, it seeks to address ethical and social issues facing society, from ethical issues in clinical trials, environmental conservation, stem cell research, engineering and big data, and much more. Further information about the Institute can be found at ipe.ucsd.edu.
As part of a five-year expansion project, we are hiring postdoctoral scholars. In this first wave we are specifically looking for an ethicist with philosophical training. In future waves we will be looking for social scientists. We anticipate successful applicants being from, but not limited to, the fields of philosophy, ethics and bioethics.
We invite applications for the position of postdoctoral scholar for the academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Applicants must possess a PhD granted from an accredited university before the position begins.
The postdoctoral scholar positions are two-year appointments, with the second year contingent upon acceptable performance in the first year. Salary, as based on UC’s salary scales and candidate qualifications, will be provided in exchange for active participation in the Institute’s program of activities. The primary task of the postdoctoral scholar is to work on their own research. Any more limited additional duties will be decided through consultation between the postdoctoral scholar and Institute Co-Directors. Postdoctoral scholars are required to be in residence for the entirety of the academic years. The postdoctoral scholar position is open to international applicants. The Institute is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research and service.
|How to apply|
Primary consideration will be given to applications submitted by December 17, 2018, but all applications will be considered until positions are filled. Applications should be submitted to Tara Nadeau (email@example.com) and should include: • Cover letter • Curriculum vitae • Brief statement (1000 words maximum) summarizing the applicant's intellectual interests, scholarly training, and research agenda as these relate to the mission of the IPE • Copies of no more than two representative publications or dissertation chapters • Two letters of recommendation The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Inquiries regarding the Institute, its program, and the fellowship positions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Hard deadline||December 17, 2018, 11:59pm PST|
|Web address for more information||http://ipe.ucsd.edu/prof-opportunities/index.html|
|Contact name||Tara Nadeau|
|Time created||October 17, 2018, 9:57am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 17, 2018, 11:59pm PST|
|Last updated||October 17, 2018, 9:57am EST|
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