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Lecturer (EXPIRED)

Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Bioethics
AOC Philosophy of Bioethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Start date Summer 2017
Job description

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invites applications for a new non-tenure line faculty position, Lecturer in Bioethics—two year term, with possibility of reappointment. 

 The Lecturer will work with the Education Initiatives team and teach in the Institute’s educational programs:  a Master of Bioethics degree and bioethics certificate programs offered in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a new non-degree Executive Education program, Summer Institutes and Intensives, and course(s) in our bioethics minor for Hopkins undergraduate students. 

 The Lecturer’s responsibilities will include:  developing courses (including online courses); teaching across the various Berman Institute educational programs (in academic tracks and Executive Education and summer programs); serving as the primary content mentor for multiple Master of Bioethics students; participating in academic advising; and, as a core member of the Education Initiatives Team, serving on various programmatic committees (i.e., student selection, curriculum development, etc.).

 The successful candidate will possess a PhD, JD, MD, or equivalent, with demonstrated evidence of interest in and aptitude for teaching bioethics at the graduate or professional level; experience in online course development and teaching; and mentorship experience.  Formal training in bioethics is required.

 The successful applicant will join a thriving community of faculty, research staff, and students in the Berman Institute of Bioethics, an interdisciplinary unit of Johns Hopkins University.  The Institute includes more than 40 core and affiliate scholars with backgrounds in public health, philosophy, medicine, nursing, social science, and law, with active portfolios of scholarship, teaching, service, and outreach in bioethics. The Institute is committed to training the next generation of leaders in the field of bioethics.  Our unique interdisciplinary programs, faculty, and position in the University provide a dynamic educational environment.   

How to apply
Application type Email
Candidates should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references (or three letters of recommendation), a sample of written work (preferably published), and teaching evaluation summaries to bioethics@jhu.edu (Erin Law, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, 1809 Ashland Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21205). Questions can be addressed to Gail Geller (ggeller@jhu.edu; Director of Educational Initiatives) or Travis Rieder (trieder@jhu.edu; Assistant Director of Educational Initiatives). Applications will be reviewed as they are received and new applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We expect the successful candidate to begin duties in summer 2017. Minority and women candidates are especially encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Email to apply
Hard deadline August 25, 2017, 12:00am EST
Web address for more information http://www.bioethicsinstitute.org
Contact name Erin Law
Contact email
Contact phone 410-614-5240
Time created May 12, 2017, 4:02pm EST
Scheduled expiry date August 25, 2017, 12:00am EST
Expired on August 26, 2017, 12:46am EST
Last updated October 26, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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Position will ideally begin summer 2017, but may start fall 2017 if search is extended.