The Research Assistant-Ethics position is a one to two year position--perfect for a gap year before medical school! Among other things, the Research Assistant assists in organizing yearly fellowship programs, conferences, and seminars on topics such as Global Health, Health Disparities, Medical Professionalism, and Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation.
Coordinate and plan for Ethics Fellowship Program, weekly Health Disparities Seminar Series, MacLean Center Conference and other programming.
Edit ongoing research projects, especially relating to transplant ethics, the Doctor-Patient Relationship, surgical ethics, and philosophical bioethics.
Review literature and perform searches and reviews pertaining to projects.
Participate in weekly ethics case conference.
Organize, help to design, and participate in the Doctor-Patient Relationship course for Pritzker MS1 students.
Excellent research and writing ability required.
Problem-solving and creativity skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Ability to learn new research techniques or methods required.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
Ability to work as part of a team required.
Interest in bioethics, medicine, clinical medical ethics.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
Ability to manage stressful situations required.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree required.
One year of research experience required.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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