Deadline: Open until filled

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General Description

The Berman Institute of Bioethics is seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator to work collaboratively with the PI on a robust research agenda focusing on pediatric palliative care. Palliative care for infants and children was founded on the principles and practices that defined palliative care for adult patients. Yet there are specific clinical, ethical, research, education, and policy concerns that are unique to very sick children and their families. Our research agenda explores the approaches to care for children with complex chronic conditions and their families, novel interventions to reduce hospitalizations, and the ethical frameworks needed for this population.


  •  Write scientific grant applications to help expand this new program.

  •  Draft, write, and edit manuscripts for professional publications as well a specialist scientific and technical journals.

  •  Draft, write, and edit presentations - research oriented (poster, power point)

  •  Conduct literature reviews covering a broad range of scientific journals and project designs

  •  Help with project design including methods, surveys, and tool development

  •  Data collection including qualitative interviews.

  •  Assist with qualitative and quantitative data analysis.

  •  Manage projects and work with the PI to convene working group to examine pediatric palliative care issues (will include handling day to day issues).


  •  Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, bioethics, biological sciences, or related discipline with three years related experience required. Master’s degree and five years’ experience preferred. Additional education may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula (18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience).

  •  Knowledge of palliative care highly desirable.

  •  Research skills are critical.

  •  Candidate must have excellent written, communications and interpersonal skills superior organizational skills and the ability to think creatively and strategically.

  •  Candidates should be self-motivated, able to work independently, meet deadlines, maintain a flexible and adaptable working style and display superb professional judgment and discretion.

  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.

  •  Knowledge of medical terminology and healthcare systems are helpful, but not required.

How to Apply

 Please complete an application online at and attach a cover letter and resume explaining why you would be a good fit for this opportunity.

Only applicants selected for further consideration will be considered. Berman Institute of Bioethics is an equal opportunity employer.


Read more and apply here using Requisition #313493!

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