Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Medicine - Iu Center For Bioethics Wanted In Indianapolis

Published 2017-12-20
Expires 2019-06-18
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Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Medicine - Iu Center For Bioethics Wanted In Indianapolis
United-states, Indiana, Indianapolis,
Published December 20, 2017

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Job type: Full time
Occupation: Assistant or associate professor of medicine - iu center for bioethics

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Appointment Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Department: IUSM - Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis

Position Summary

The Center seeks individuals who will conduct important research and scholarship
in bioethics and related fields regarding all areas in medicine, but especially in health information and precision medicine.

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 have carried out interdisciplinary, grant-funded research in
many areas, including patient decision making, use of electronic 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).

We are seeking faculty who are interested in working in a collaborative environment. Applicants should have accomplished academic research
and writing skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct qualitative and/ or quantitative research in bioethics. The Center has
    particular interest in ethical, policy, and communication issues raised by precision medicine and/ or electronic health information

  • Participate in other research projects at the IU Center for Bioethics
  • Contribute to the academic life of the IU Center for
    Bioethics, including project planning, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and the administration of related work at the Center.

Further information about the IU Center for Bioethics may be found at: target="_blank">

About the School and Department: The Indiana University School of Medicine href="" target="_blank"> is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked
among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. Please visit target="_blank"> for additional information about the Department of Medicine.

About the Campus: To learn more about the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, please visit: rel="noopener" href="" target="_blank">

About Indianapolis: Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically
thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences
companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial
center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The expanding residential base is driven by rich amenities and quality of
life - the city is home to a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas.

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

Candidates should have the following:

  • Ph.D., M.D. or
  • An emerging record of research, scholarship, and impressive experience in publishing and teaching in bioethics,
    philosophy, health policy, public health or a related field with a strong interest in bioethics.
  • Strong prospects for developing a
    research program that would attract external grant funding or support.
Department Contact for Questions class="blah" />
Peter H. Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D. at [email protected]

Special Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of
research plans and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references. The search committee will begin
evaluating applications as they are received and applications will continue to be reviewed until position(s) are filled.

Priority Application Review Deadline: 01/31/2018

Expected Start Date: 07/02/2018

OAA #: IUSM002442016

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