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Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Further information about the IU Center for Bioethics may be found at: http://bioethics.medicine.iu.edu/ Salary Range: $47,484 - $58,560 based on experience and number of years post-PhD. Benefits: We offer a stimulating, interdisciplinary, academic environment and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of researchers and teachers in bioethics. Collaborating closely with faculty investigators at the IU Center for Bioethics and the IU School of Medicine, the fellow will have the opportunity to build a portfolio of work at a leading medical research campus. Application Address: Applicants should send a letter of interest (including a summary of research interests), curriculum vitae, and up to two publications or working papers. Review of applications for the fellowship begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Position Details

Title Postdoctoral Fellowship
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Center for Bioethics at the Indiana University School of Medicine offers a two-year fellowship.

Since its founding in 2001, the Indiana University Center for Bioethics (IUCB), Indianapolis, Indiana, has worked to advance research, teaching, and the public understanding of bioethics. Our faculty investigators carry out interdisciplinary, grant-funded research in areas, including decision aids, patient decision making, use of electronic health records and health information, and research ethics. We are also home to the Bioethics and Subject Advocacy Program (BSAP) of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (I-CTSI).

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Conduct qualitative or quantitative research involving ethical issues, especially regarding focus areas of precision medicine and electronic health information (clinical or research) (40% effort).
•Participate in other research projects at the IU Center for Bioethics (20% effort).
•Conduct independent research projects in ethics, health policy, or related areas (40% effort).
•Contribute to the academic life of the IU Center for Bioethics, including project planning, informal and occasional undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and the administration of related work at the Center.

Indiana University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is a provider of ADA services.

Basic Qualifications

•Recent PhD in bioethics, philosophy, health policy, public health or a related field with a strong interest in bioethics.
•Experience with qualitative and/or quantitative social science research methods.
•Accomplished academic research and writing skills.

Candidates legally approved to work in the USA with either an earned doctoral degree are invited to apply. Position will remain open until qualified applicants are found.

Department Contact for Questions

Gary Brackett, Business Manager
IU Center for Bioethics
gkbracke@iu.edu

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions

Further information about the IU Center for Bioethics may be found at:
http://bioethics.medicine.iu.edu/

Salary Range: $47,484 – $58,560 based on experience and number of years post-PhD.

Benefits: We offer a stimulating, interdisciplinary, academic environment and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of researchers and teachers in bioethics. Collaborating closely with faculty investigators at the IU Center for Bioethics and the IU School of Medicine, the fellow will have the opportunity to build a portfolio of work at a leading medical research campus.

Application Address: Applicants should send a letter of interest (including a summary of research interests), curriculum vitae, and up to two publications or working papers.

Review of applications for the fellowship begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM002132016

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. List Of References
  2. Publication 1
  3. Publication 2
  4. Research Agenda
  5. Research Paper 1
  6. Writing Sample
  7. Research Paper/Publication/Writing Sample