Penn Postdoctoral Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics

Organization
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Job Location
Philadelphia, PA 19063
Benefits

Fellows will receive a generous annual stipend, benefits, full tuition for a master’s degree in bioethics, and funds for academic books and travel.

Job Description

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine invites applications for the postdoctoral Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics.  This 2-year Fellowship seeks to train scholars and future leaders in academic biomedical ethics, including those focused on the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of genomics.  Appointments will commence in Summer 2017.

Fellows will participate fully in the life of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, which is among the world’s leading bioethics departments.  They will have full access to the intellectual resources of the Penn community. 

Requirements

Applications are invited from scholars with doctoral degrees in hand (MDs, PhDs or equivalent, JDs), or who will receive such degrees by May 2017.  Doctorates may be in any relevant field, including but not limited to social or life science, philosophy, and economics.  Prior experience in bioethics is not required.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should visit http://medicalethics.med.upenn.edu/education/penn-fellowship-in-advanced-biomedical-ethics for more information. Application deadline is December 5, 2016.

About Our Organization

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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