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Hecht-Levi Postdoctoral Fellow

Berman Institute of Bioethics, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Bioethics
AOS categories Biomedical Ethics
Ethics
AOC Bioethics
AOC categories Biomedical Ethics
Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Start date September 2018
Job description

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is pleased to invite applications for the Hecht‐Levi Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Bioethics. The admissions committee is seeking one to two uniquely qualified postdoctoral applicants to begin this two-year fellowship in September 2018. Applicants with at least some exposure to Bioethics during their education are encouraged to apply, though an extensive background in bioethics is not required.  However, applicants should be able to demonstrate a sincere interest in interdisciplinary, applied scholarship.  This admissions process is highly competitive, and only one or two applicants are accepted into the program each year.

Application review will begin December 15, 2017

 Hecht-Levi Fellowship Program Description:

The Hecht-Levi Fellowship is a two-year program of study and experiential learning in bioethics administered by the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. The main goal of the Fellowship is to launch the careers of the next generation of bioethics scholars, so the program offers a considerable amount of protected time for research and publication.

All Hecht-Levi Fellows participate in weekly seminars or discussions, pursue their own scholarship in bioethics, and collaborate with faculty on selected projects in bioethics. Each Fellow designs an individual program tailored to her or his particular goals, interests, and background. Fellows have access to a wide range of programs.

Hecht‐Levi Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Fellows have access to a wide range of benefits and activities in multiple schools at Johns Hopkins, including:

  • Weekly seminars, presentations and discussions with leading academic and policy makers;
  • Individualized research program;
  • Bioethics coursework through the Berman Institutes Master in Bioethics program;
  • Postdoctoral mentoring in bioethics;
  • Professional development training;
  • Participation in the Berman Institutes outreach efforts via social media;
  • Teaching opportunities (commensurate with experience and background);
  • $55,000 per year, plus health and other benefits
  • A modest discretionary fund for travel to relevant conferences

 To apply, please submit the following documents through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/46159  :

  • Cover Letter
  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Copy of Graduate Transcript(s)
  • Writing Sample
  • Three Letters of Reference

 For more information on the Fellowship program or the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, please visit bioethicsinstitute.org

For inquiries regarding the Hecht-Levi Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, please contact the Director of Education Initiatives, Professor Gail Geller, at ggeller@jhu.edu.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please submit the following documents: cover letter, personal statement, CV, copy of graduate transcript(s), writing sample, and three letters of reference.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/46159
Deadline for full consideration: December 15, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.bioethicsinstitute.org
Contact name Gail Geller
Contact email
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Time created November 16, 2017, 3:21pm EST
Scheduled expiry date June 3, 2018, 9:00am EST
Last updated November 16, 2017, 3:21pm EST
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