Deadline: Open until filled.

Liz Beigle-Bryant

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We are recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE, 12 month service period), tenure track faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  The faculty member will provide ethics consultation in hospitals within the UW Medicine system; develop and teach ethics curricula for medical students, residents, and other health care professionals; teach in our graduate and/or certificate programs; and participate in independent and collaborative scholarship, research, and teaching. The candidate will be expected to secure funding for a portion of his/her salary from extramural/clinical sources.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.  Appointee responsibilities include clinical and classroom teaching, ethics consultation, and research.   To learn more about our department and multidisciplinary faculty, visit our website:


Candidates must have a doctoral degree prior to appointment with training in ethical theory and its application to clinical medicine, as well as experience leading ethics consultations. Candidates with relevant experience and a Master’s degree in bioethics will be considered if they possess a terminal degree in a bioethics-related discipline (e.g. JD, PhD, MD or foreign equivalent). Ideal candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership qualities, experience working in interdisciplinary clinical arenas, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and evidence/promise of publishing in bioethics and clinical journals.  Areas of specialization include but are not limited to neuroethics, accountable care organizations, and organizational ethics.


Please apply via Interfolio, including the following (as separate files) with your application: a curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications, fellowships (if applicable), grants (submitted and awarded), ethics consultation experience, and teaching experience; a summary of research interest and future plans; one writing sample; and three letters of reference (confidential letters to be sent directly from reference). Applications will NOT be accepted via email unless there are extenuating circumstances.

Review of applications will begin on  September 1, 2015.  For more information, contact us

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