Department: IUSM - Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IUSM002132016
Internal Number: 4734
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.