Deadline: Open until filled.

Jessica Wico

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Training Opportunities: Post-doctoral Fellowship on Research Ethics and Expanded Access to Unapproved Drugs

NYU School of Medicine, Department of Population Health, Division of Medical Ethics seeks to recruit a post-doctoral fellow for a position that will begin after January 1, 2017. The starting date is negotiable.

Core qualifications for the positions include: an excellent record of quality scholarship and teaching. Applicants must have a PhD, JD, or MD.  Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a strong scholarly career track in medical ethics/bioethics, research ethics and/or regulatory policy. Familiarity with writing grant proposals is desirable.

The appointment will be for one year and may be renewed for a second year. The appointment will be in the Division of Medical Ethics, which is housed in the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine. The post-doc will report directly to the director of the Division of Medical Ethics.

Successful applicants will have significant protected time to pursue research. They will be expected to (1) participate in mentoring students in projects and research, (2) work on issues raised by expanded access to unapproved drugs, vaccines and devices, (3) publish at least one scholarly article on expanded access or research ethics, (4) assist with the operations of the NYU School of Medicine Working Group on Compassionate Use and Pre-Approval Access and/or the Compassionate Use Advisory Group (CompAC) and (5) collaborate with other division faculty. Stipend is $50,000 per year. Health care and other benefits will be provided. 

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV and three letters of reference electronically to Jessica Wico at with ‘NYUSOM Search Research Ethics Fellow’ in the heading. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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