We are recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE, 12-month service period), tenure-track faculty position in the University of Washington School of Medicine's Department of Bioethics & Humanities at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Responsibilities of this position include:
Research in bioethics supported by independent, extramural funding, plus health-related research in other areas related to a candidate's expertise
Teaching in undergraduate, graduate, and other departmental educational programs
Service to the university, school and department
This position requires strong interpersonal skills, leadership abilities, and professionalism in practice. The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator motivated to share ideas with others by means of peer-reviewed publishing, interdisciplinary collaboration, and establishing robust extramural funding.
Start date is open.
At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor different experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity, and fairness. These values are central to our conduct, research, and scholarship. The UW serves 80,000 students, faculty, and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries. Candidates whose scholarship and commitments align with these values and who welcome mentoring a diverse student population are encouraged to apply.
Eligible candidates must have completed a doctoral or terminal degree in a bioethics-related discipline (e.g., PhD, MD, JD, or foreign equivalent) and have demonstrated expertise in bioethics through education, teaching and/or publishing. Candidates with backgrounds in fields that intersect with bioethics research and scholarship, such as law, medicine, information science, neuroscience, public health, philosophy, genetics, nursing, social work, the humanities, and social sciences are welcome to apply. This position is open to candidates qualified by education and experience to enter at an Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Please apply via Interfolio. Applications must include:
Curriculum Vitae with a complete list of publications, grants, and teaching experience
1-page statement on the candidate's accomplishments and scholarship related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as future goals/vision
Summary of scholarly research interests, accomplishments, and future plans
For more information, contact the Search Committee Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by October 1, 2020 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Thesearch committee will begin reviewing applications in October.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.