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Assistant or Associate Professor in Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington

Date Posted Jul. 8, 2020
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Bioethics and Humanities
University University of Washington
Seattle, WA, United States
Department Bioethics and Humanities More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Open
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Bioethics

Assistant or Associate Professor in Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington: Academic Personnel: School of Medicine: Bioethics & Humanities

Location Seattle, WA Open Date Feb 24, 2020

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.

Application Instructions
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 Applications received by October 1, 2020 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. The search committee will begin reviewing applications in October.

Apply for both positions through Interfolio. Those applying for Assistant Professor may apply for either position.
Assistant or Associate Professor:
Assistant Professor:

We will make necessary accommodations to ensure candidate safety during COVID-19 travel and other restrictions, including providing phone/video interviews.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Niambi Kanye (Search Coordinator)
    Bioethics and Humanities
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA


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