Direct the Master’s Program in Ethics & Society. Responsibilities include active efforts to increase student recruitment and enrollment; student advising and practicum supervision; creation of new interdisciplinary faculty courses; and coordination of curriculum offerings across multiple science, humanities and professional programs within the university;
Direct the undergraduate Minor in Bioethics. Responsibilities include student recruitment, advising, coordination of curricula across multiple programs, developing and promoting interdisciplinary courses, student research and events and publicizing, coordinating and evaluating student submissions for the Chynn Ethics Prize.
Represent the Center at the Fordham College Council and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Council meetings.
Develop and oversee interdisciplinary conferences, seminars and other events, often in coordination with other centers or academic programs at Fordham.
Work with the Center Director, Executive Committee and staff on strategic initiatives to increase funding for Center activities and to enhance national and international visibility.
Contribute to writing annual reports and funding proposals.
Supervise Center graduate students and monitor and update academic program websites.
Teach one graduate or undergraduate course each semester.
A Doctoral Degree or equivalent in the social or biological sciences, public health or humanities
A track record of peer-reviewed publications in areas of scholarship in fields related to the Center’s mission such as ethics/bioethics, health disparities, social justice, multiculturalism, and human rights.
A strong background in professional or scientific ethics/bioethics.
Minimum 2 years’ experience with undergraduate or graduate teaching and student supervision.
Minimum 2 years’ experience with program administration and ability to navigate academic administrative web-based programs.
A collaborative style, demonstrated social facilitation skills, and excellent writing skills.
The ability to build strong relationships and interdisciplinary collaborations with Fordham administration, department chairs, program directors, and faculty in the sciences and humanities across multiple Fordham schools and campuses.
Knowledge of and commitment to Fordham University’s mission in relation to promoting social justice and cura personalis, care for the whole person, across multiple disciplines.
Internal Number: A01880
About Fordham University
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.