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Clinical Bioethicist - Tenure Track

Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Candidate should have a terminal degree in medicine (MD), nursing (RN, NP, PhD), law (JD), philosophy (PhD), public health (MPH), or in another discipline related to clinical bioethics. Some prior formal training in ethics is strongly preferred. All applicants should have training in, and experience with, clinical ethics case consultation and ethics teaching. A record of research and teaching is also preferred.
AOS categories Ethics
AOC The candidate should expect to pursue scholarly activities in the field of clinical bioethics, participate in hospital ethics consultations, help review and revise hospital policies relevant to clinical ethics, teach undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education students, and develop a national reputation in a chosen area of bioethics specialization. Candidates with an interest in any area of clinical bioethics are welcome to apply.
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 91086
Location Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Start date July 1, 2018
Job description

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We seek a colleague with an active research program and teaching interests in clinical bioethics. We anticipate a joint appointment with an appropriate clinical department for successful applicants who are also practicing clinicians.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a major research university with leadership in stem cell research, translational medicine, global health, environmental health, and nanotechnology, in addition to special attention to public health, family medicine, and rural health. The Department has a distinguished history of excellence in clinical bioethics. Current members of the faculty having training in philosophy, law, medicine, anthropology, science studies, and history of medicine and science.

We welcome applicants interested in working with an interdisciplinary core of scholars. We also welcome and encourage applications from members of groups that are underrepresented in academia.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate should have a terminal degree in medicine (MD), nursing (RN, NP, PhD), law (JD), philosophy (PhD), public health (MPH), or in another discipline related to clinical bioethics. Some prior formal training in ethics is strongly preferred. All applicants should have training in, and experience with, clinical ethics case consultation and ethics teaching. A record of research and teaching is also preferred.

The candidate should expect to pursue scholarly activities in the field of clinical bioethics, participate in hospital ethics consultations, help review and revise hospital policies relevant to clinical ethics, teach undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education students, and develop a national reputation in a chosen area of bioethics specialization. Candidates with an interest in any area of clinical bioethics are welcome to apply.


Applicants who wish to request an accommodation because of a disability can find information about how to make a request at the following website:  http://www.oed.wisc.edu/478.htm

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.

UW-Madison is required by law to request data from applicants for employment in order to monitor its recruitment and selection practices. In order for us to meet this federal reporting requirement, please go to http://www.oed.wisc.edu/reports-and-forms.htm to fill out the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form and the Applicant Self-Identification Form for Protected Veterans. Please reference the Position Vacancy Number when uploading your completed forms. Completing these forms is voluntary and your responses will be kept confidential and is not considered as part of the hiring criteria.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.



How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Interested candidates should go to the Jobs at UW website (https://jobs.wisc.edu/). Click “Browse Jobs,” and then enter 91086 in the search box on the next screen. To apply for this position, applicants will need to create an Applicant Login. Please upload a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vita, a writing sample, and contact information for three references; letters of reference will be requested for candidates who make it beyond an initial round of screening.
Web address to apply https://jobs.wisc.edu
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 24, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://jobs.wisc.edu
Contact name Paul Kelleher
Contact email
Contact phone 608-263-8561
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Scheduled expiry date November 24, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Last updated August 4, 2017, 11:15am EST
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