Deadline: February 17, 2017

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Clinical Ethics Faculty

Due to tremendous growth, the Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an experienced candidate to join their faculty (rank and track will be commensurate with experience and qualifications). The successful candidate will join faculty and staff who lead several, premier Clinical Ethics Consultation Services in the Texas Medical Center. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the Center’s multidisciplinary education program and to conduct high quality independent and collaborative research and scholarship.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Conduct ethics consultations independently for high‐volume Ethics Consultation Services

  •  Collaborate in hospital administrative activities, including the continual development of consultation services and participation in Ethics Committee and subcommittee meetings

  •  Contribute to the training of Clinical Ethics Fellows, provide multidisciplinary clinical ethics education, and participate in the Center’s undergraduate and graduate medical education programs

  •  Conduct high quality independent and collaborative ethics research and scholarship

  •  Contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Qualifications

  •  Terminal post‐graduate degree, such as MD, PhD or JD, in a field related to bioethics. Applicants with a Master’s Degree in a related field are encouraged to apply, but will be considered for a non‐faculty position commensurate with level of training and experience.

  •  The applicant must have experience conducting clinical ethics consultations as an independent or primary clinical ethics consultant. Ideally, this experience would include conducting ethics consultations in both the tertiary hospital setting and community hospital setting

  •  Demonstrated record of scholarship in bioethics

  •  Strong interpersonal, presentation, and teaching skills.

About the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine

The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy comprises 13 faculty members, three of whom hold endowed positions, and 26 administrative and program staff, located on the main BCM campus. Our Center’s faculty teach in the undergraduate and graduate medical curricula, direct an award winning Ethics Track for advanced medical students, and a new, comprehensive College‐wide graduate medical education curriculum in ethics, professionalism, and health policy. Center faculty are engaged in clinical ethics consultations services at five Texas Medical Center institutions and lead the clinical ethics services at Baylor‐St. Luke’s Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital System. Center faculty are also actively engaged in funded research supported by NHGRI, NCI, and NICHD of the NIH, PCORI, and private foundations. Two of the Center’s faculty have been recipients of Faculty Scholars Awards from the Greenwall Foundation. Our faculty have published more than 700 papers in the peer‐reviewed scientific, clinical, and

bioethics literature and have authored and edited several seminal books in bioethics.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a resume or CV and letter indicating their desire to be considered online at: https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BCM&cws=43&rid=11820

Application Deadline

All applications must be received by February 17, 2017. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

Further information about the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy can be found at www.bcm.edu/ethics. Specific questions can be directed to bioethics@bcm.edu

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

 

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