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Current Job Postings:
Due Date: Until Filled
(Preference given to candidates who can start by or prior to September 15, 2013)
Position: Professional Staff position in the Section of Regional Bioethics
Program: The Center for Ethics, Humanities and Spiritual Care at Cleveland Clinic and its Department of Bioethics
Employment Level: Assistant, Associate or full Staff, depending on his/her qualifications
Institution: Cleveland Clinic Location: Cleveland, OH
The Center for Ethics, Humanities and Spiritual Care at Cleveland Clinic and its Department of Bioethics invite applications for a Professional Staff position in the Section of Regional Bioethics. The successful
candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Staff, depending on his/her qualifications, and will be eligible for academic appointment in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.
We are seeking an individual with demonstrated competencies and enthusiasm for providing high quality clinical ethics education and consultation, effectively working with ethics committees, writing and revising ethics-related policies and procedures, and developing innovative programs and initiatives. This individual should be able to work e
ffectively and collegially with clinical professionals, leadership, and other personnel.
Candidates for the position must have a doctorate/terminal degree in an area of study related to bioethics, such as medicine, nursing, philosophy, religious studies, law, or one of the social sciences. Preference will be given to individuals with significant prior experience in providing ethics consultation and education, working with ethics
committees, and developing ethics-related organizational policies and procedures.
Building on an almost 30-year history of excellence in clinical ethics, the Cleveland Clinic is committed to sustaining and enhancing a vibrant Section of Regional Bioethics within its system of eight community hospitals. A hallmark of the clinical service provided by the Department of Bioethics is a focus on improving the care of patients and families,
with attention to the ethics needs of health care professionals.
Cleveland Clinic is recognized internationally as one of the premier medical institutions in clinical education, research, and patient care. Over the past several years, its Department of Bioethics has grown to include eleven Professional Staff members (faculty) and many affiliated clinicians. The Department is the administrative home of the Cleveland Fellowship in Advance Bioethics (CFAB), a city-wide training program for the next generation of leaders in clinical ethics and bioethics research. Members of the Department have numerous collaborations with medical
institutes at Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University, and other regional institutions.
The successful candidate for this advertised position will report to the Director of Clinical Ethics, and will work collaboratively with Professional Staff in the Section of Regional Bioethics. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to pursue academic interests including research and publication, and helping to teach and train CFAB Fellows as well as medical students in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
Cleveland Clinic is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others
who would bring additional dimensions to its research, teaching and clinical missions.
Applications will be considered as they are received, with preference given to candidates who can start by or prior to September 15, 2013. Interested individuals may apply by sending a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the
names of three references to:
Martin L. Smith, STD
Director of Clinical Ethics
Department of Bioethics, JJ60
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Due Date: Until Filled
Position: Chair of Medical Humanities
Program: Department of Medical Humanities
Employment Level: 12-month faculty appointment (established as a tenure-tracking position; however, candidates seeking a non-tenure faculty position will also be considered).
Institution: Southern Illinois University Location: Springfield, IL
Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, seeks a leader in medical humanities
education, research/scholarship, and professional service for the position of Chair of the Department of Medical Humanities.
The SIU Department of Medical Humanities offers a curriculum designed to provide medical students with core knowledge in the humanities, emphasizing application of the content and methodologies of humanities disciplines to the practice of medicine. These humanities disciplines include: ethics, health policy, medical history, medical jurisprudence, psychosocial care, and religious studies. SIU School of Medicine is a respected leader among community-based medical programs and an internationally recognized leader in medical education.
Located in the capital of Illinois, this multi-disciplinary department is part of an established medical school with a dynamic and collaborative learning and research environment that is internationally known for its medical education innovations and dedication to problem-based learning. Department faculty, through their teaching, research and
service, draw upon expertise in such areas as health policy, law and medicine, ethics, psychosocial care, religious studies, and medical history and literature to foster dialog on health, health care, and the human condition. In addition to contributing to the education of medical students, residents and physicians, the Department is a key contributor to the school’s new M.D.-M.P.H. concurrent degree program and serves as the medical school home for one of the oldest and most robust M.D./J.D. dual-degree programs in the country. The Department seeks a candidate who can build upon a successful school social mission and develop individual and collaborative educational and research initiatives which would help improve the health of the people of central and southern Illinois and beyond. Highlights of the position and the area include:
12-month faculty appointment (established as a tenure-tracking position; however, candidates seeking a non-tenure faculty position will also be considered).
A highly competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Great work/life balance in a “Top Places to Live” community. Family-oriented communities, excellent schools, and affordable housing. Easy access to metropolitan amenities in Chicago and St. Louis.
M.D., Ph.D., J.D., or an equivalent terminal degree is required. The successful candidate must have experience that demonstrates readiness for leadership in the medical school setting. Ideally candidates will have demonstrated experience teaching medical students, health professions students, or small group teaching in other higher education settings and whose research focuses on health inequities and social determinants of health in rural
and underserved U.S. communities.
For full consideration: All interested persons should apply to this position and submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae or resumé, and current list of professional references online at www.siumed.edu/jobs.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Southern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.