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Clincal Ethics Postdoctoral Fellow (EXPIRED)

Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Biomedical Ethics
AOS categories Biomedical Ethics
AOC Biomedical Ethics
AOC categories Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Stanford, California, United States
Start date Rolling review of applications until the beginning of January 2020 for the expected start date in July 2020.
Job description

The Clinical Ethics Fellowship in the Center of Biomedical Ethics is a two-year, full-time program designed to prepare graduates to become leaders in Bioethics in health care settings, academic institutions, and professional or government agencies. Established in 2015, this non-ACGME fellowship is committed to addressing ethical concerns through clinical ethics consultation, policy development, education and research. This fellowship will be appointed through the Stanford Graduate Medical Education (GME) office.

The goals and objectives of this fellowship include the following:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of key bioethics topics, including skills in critically evaluating empirical and conceptual research in bioethics
  • Develop proficiency or expertise in clinical ethics consultation.  Fellows are expected to develop the capacity to play the role of lead consultant by the end of the second year.
  • Experience in presenting, teaching, and discussing core concepts in clinically-grounded bioethics at a post-graduate level
  • Develop the ability to take leadership roles in Clinical Ethics Committee Meetings.
  • Acquisition of professional skills for academic achievement in the field of bioethics, including research, CV development, and career building (fellows will be prepared to take a faculty position in the field of bioethics in both hospital and academic settings).
  • Obtain skills to conduct scholarly research related to clinical ethics and bioethics in both independent and highly collaborative research settings.

We seek applicants with the following prerequisite training and knowledge:

  • An advanced degree in an academic or professional discipline with preference given to candidates with terminal degrees in bioethics, philosophy, medicine, behavioral sciences, law, social sciences nursing, social work, religious studies, and other fields related to the practice of clinical and academic bioethics.
  • Exceptional candidates with a PhD in Philosophy are highly encouraged. Candidates are also expected to possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, excellent oral and written communication skills, conflict resolution, organizational skills, as well as presentation and teaching skills.
How to apply
Application type Email
Please send a copy of your CV, cover letter, and list of three references in PDF format to the SCBE Fellowship Coordinator, Gabriella Rivera at grivera8@stanford.edu. Applications will be evaluated by the program’s director, assistant director, and former fellow. *Unfortunately, due to Stanford Graduate Medical Education (GME) regulations, we cannot accept or review applications from prospective international fellows.
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Deadline for full consideration: January 31, 2020, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://med.stanford.edu/bioethics/education/SCBEFe...
Contact name Gabriella Rivera
Contact email
Time created October 1, 2019, 12:44pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 14, 2020, 2:32pm PST
Expired on April 14, 2020, 2:46pm PST
Last updated May 15, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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