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Postdoctoral Training Program in the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetics and Genomics

Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date Summer 2020
Job description

The Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine invites applications for the National Human Genome Research Institute-funded Postdoctoral Training Program (T32) in the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics and Genomics. The mission of this 3-year fellowship is to prepare scholars for success as creative, independent investigators in the field of ELSI research.

Fellows will participate fully in the life of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, which is among the world’s leading bioethics departments, and will engage with the outstanding genetic medicine, science and ELSI communities at Penn.

Fellows will receive a generous annual stipend, benefits, and funds for academic books and travel.

Appointments will commence in Summer 2020. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must have received an MD, PhD, or equivalent prior to starting the fellowship. Doctorates may be in any relevant field, including but not limited to the life sciences, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, economics or anthropology. Prior experience in bioethics is not required.

Scholars from historically underrepresented groups and scholars with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

 Click here to apply. Applications are due by December 10, 2019.

For additional information, please contact:
Emily Walters
Administrative Coordinator, Penn Postdoctoral Training Program in the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics and Genomics
ethxfell@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://medicalethicshealthpolicy.med.upenn.edu/els...
Hard deadline December 10, 2019, 11:59pm EST
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Web address for more information http://medicalethicshealthpolicy.med.upenn.edu/els...
Contact name Emily Walters
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Fellowship deadline is Dec. 10, 2019 with a Summer 2020 start date.

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