Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine - IU Center for Bioethics
December 17, 2017
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
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: http://bioethics.medicine.iu.edu/
About the School and Department: The Indiana University School of Medicine https://medicine.iu.edu/ 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 http://medicine.iupui.edu for additional information about the Department of Medicine.
About the Campus: To learn more about the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, please visit: http://www.iupui.edu/about/
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.
Candidates should have the following:
Ph.D., M.D. or M.D/Ph.D.
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:
Peter H. Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D. at email@example.com
OAA #: IUSM002442016
Internal Number: 5112
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.