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Clinical Ethics Fellow

Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany Medical College not BA-granting

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Bioethics
AOC categories Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Albany, New York, United States
Start date July 1, 2021
Job description

The Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College was founded in 1993 to support medical ethics education, develop an ethics consultation service at Albany Medical Center, and promote high-quality scholarly work in bioethics. AMBI’s programs include required coursework in medical ethics for Albany Medical College students, a master’s program in bioethics, and a full-time ethics consultation service at Albany Medical Center. Additional information about the Alden March Bioethics Institute can be found at www.amc.edu/bioethics

Our two-year fellowship is designed for those seeking a bioethics career in academic institutions, healthcare settings, and professional or government agencies.

 At the end of the fellowship, graduates will have developed advanced skills in:

• Performing clinical ethics consultation throughout the hospital clinical setting in accordance with the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) core competencies

• Teaching and facilitating educational sessions in bioethics and related topics to medical students, bioethics graduate students, and healthcare professionals

• Conducting research, both individually and collaboratively, on topics in bioethics, leading to publications in academic journals

• Participating as an ethics representative on an interdisciplinary team of hospital experts reviewing complex cases

• Attending institutional ethics review committee meetings

 

Educational Requirements:

• Terminal degree in a discipline that interfaces with bioethics is preferred. This may include philosophy, law, social sciences, social work, nursing, and medicine


Application Requirements:

To apply, please email the following materials to ambifellowship@amc.edu

 • A letter of application including a full statement of:

(1) one’s preparation for this fellowship  

(2) a statement of personal goals

• A current curriculum vitae

• A writing sample

• Two letters of recommendation

Early submissions are encouraged. For full consideration, candidates should submit their applications by December 14, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The start date for the fellowship is July 1st, 2021.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 14, 2020, 11:59pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.amc.edu/bioethics
Contact name Wayne Shelton
Contact email
Contact phone 518-262-6082
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Time created October 12, 2020, 5:19pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 30, 2021, 10:28am EST
Last updated October 12, 2020, 5:19pm EST
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