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Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Ethics & Regulatory Aspects of Pragmatic Clinical Trials (EXPIRED)

Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Clinical Trials Postdoc
Location Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Start date September 1, 2020
Job description

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Ethics and Regulatory Aspects of Pragmatic Clinical Trials. This position includes pursuing independent research, working alongside faculty members involved with the ethics and regulatory aspects of large-scale pragmatic clinical trials and participating in the Hecht-Levi Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioethics.

The postdoctoral fellow is expected to pursue one or more projects addressing the ethics and regulatory aspects of pragmatic clinical trials in collaboration with Berman Institute faculty members. The Fellow will actively engage with the Ethics and Regulatory Cores of the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory and the Pragmatic and Implementation Studies for the Management of Pain to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (PRISM) Resource Coordinating Center.

 As a member  of the Hecht-Levi cohort of Bioethics Postdoctoral Fellows at the Berman Institute, the Fellow will have access to Berman Institute faculty and resources, including weekly seminars, presentations, discussions with leading academics and policy makers, professional development training, outreach efforts, and teaching opportunities commensurate with experience and background.


Applications are welcome from candidates who will have an MD, PhD, or JD or their equivalent by the start date of the fellowship. Applicants should not have completed their terminal degree more than three years before the start date of the appointment.  Physicians should not have completed a formal residency training program more than three years by the start date of the appointment.

Start date

September 1st 2020.

Terms of Appointment

The fellowship is guaranteed for one year with the expectation of a second year of funding, contingent on review. Applicants may not be employed by another institution and are expected to be in residence for the duration of the appointment.

Salary is $60, 000 per year, plus health and other benefits, and there is a modest discretionary fund for travel to relevant conferences and research expenses.

For general information about the nature of Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Berman Institute please contact the Director of Education Initiatives, Professor Gail Geller (ggeller@jhu.edu). For questions specific to the Fellowship in the Ethics and Regulatory Aspects of Pragmatic Clinical Trials, please contact Dr. Jeremy Sugarman (jsugarman@jhu.edu).

How to apply
Application type Online
Please complete the application process through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/70049. Please include the following: - A short covering letter - A current CV - Copy of graduate transcript(s) - Three letters of reference - A representative manuscript or publication - An essay (not to exceed 1,500 words) detailing (i) the applicant's relevant research and scholarly background; (ii) proposed primary area of inquiry during the fellowship; (iii) and what the applicant would hope to gain from being part of the Berman Institute
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/70049
Hard deadline December 16, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://bioethics.jhu.edu
Contact name Erin Law
Contact email
Time created October 15, 2019, 12:00pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 16, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Expired on December 18, 2019, 12:46am EST
Last updated February 17, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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