Assistant Professor of Bioethics and Humanities

University of Washington School of Medicine

United States

Assistant Professor in Bioethics and Humanities

Position Overview

Organization: Bioethics & Humanities

Title: Assistant Professor in Bioethics and Humanities

Position Details

Position Description

We are recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE, 12-month service period), tenure-track faculty position in the University of Washington School of Medicine’s Department of Bioethics & Humanities at the Assistant Professor level.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Research in bioethics supported by independent, extramural funding plus health-related research in other areas related to a candidate’s expertise
  • Teaching in undergraduate, graduate, and other departmental educational programs
  • Service to the university, school, and department

This position requires strong interpersonal skills, leadership abilities, and professionalism in practice. The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator motivated to share ideas with others by means of peer-reviewed publishing, interdisciplinary collaboration, and establishing robust extramural funding. 

Anticipated start date is early fall 2020.

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence.  We value and honor different experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity, and fairness for all.  These values are central our conduct, research, and scholarship.  The UW serves 80,000 students, faculty, and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries.  Candidates whose scholarship and commitments align with these values and who welcome mentoring a diverse student population are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Eligible candidates must have completed a doctoral or terminal degree in a bioethics-related discipline (e.g., PhD, MD, JD, or foreign equivalent) and have demonstrated expertise in bioethics through education, teaching, and/or publishing. Candidates with backgrounds in fields that intersect with bioethics research and scholarship, such as law, medicine, information science, neuroscience, public health, philosophy, genetics, nursing, social work, the humanities, and social sciences are welcome to apply. This position is open to candidates qualified by education and experience to enter at an Assistant Professor level.

Instructions

Please apply via Interfolio.  Applications must include:

  1. Curriculum Vitae with a complete list of publications, grants, and teaching experience
  2. 1-page statement on the candidate’s accomplishments and scholarship related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as future goals/vision
  3. Summary of research interests, accomplishments, and future research plans

For more information, please contact the Search Committee Coordinator at bhsearch@uw.edu.  Applications received by April 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.


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