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Clinical Ethics Fellow (EXPIRED)

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

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Clinical Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Albany, New York, United States
Start date July 1st, 2023
Job description

The Alden March Bioethics Institute houses the department of Bioethics Education and Research at Albany Medical College. It 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. Prior bioethics experience may be helpful but is not strictly required.

For a list of recent fellows and job placements, see:


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.
How to apply
Application type Email
To apply, please email the following materials to [email protected]: • A letter of application that should discuss the candidate's: (1) preparation for the fellowship (2) professional goals • A current curriculum vitae • A writing sample • Two letters of recommendation For full consideration, submit your application by December 10, 2022; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 10, 2022, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://amc.edu/academic/bioethics/clinical_ethics...
Contact name Wayne Shelton
Contact email
Contact phone (518) 262-6082
Time created September 26, 2022, 9:19pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 25, 2023, 5:25pm EST
Expired on March 25, 2023, 5:46pm EST
Last updated May 25, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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