University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 91086



Working Title:
Clinical Bioethicist Professor
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
The successful candidate shouldl have a terminal degree in medicine, nursing, law, philosophy or another related discipline relevant to bioethics. Seeking candidates whose work focuses on clinical ethics and who has recent experience in clinical ethics consultations. Interest in leadership and development of a bioethics program is also welcome.
 None required for non-MD candidates. If the successful candidate is a practicing MD, they must be eligible for Wisconsin medical licensure.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Scholarly research record and teaching experience preferred with experience in clinical consults and other ethics activities. Appointment at the tenured level requires record of proven record of excellence in teaching, research and service.
  Position Summary:
 The Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health seeks applications for a tenure track assistant or associate professor of clinical ethics. We are seeking a colleague with an active research program, experience in clinical ethics consultations and teaching experience in bioethics with medical students, residents and faculty.
Principal duties:
Teaching, research, and service in clinical ethics, including ethics consultations, hospital ethics committee participation, and educational training in the School of Medicine and Public Health. Participation in faculty governance appropriate to rank.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Department(s):SMPH/MED HIST
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:JULY 01, 2018
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: NOVEMBER 24, 2017
A background check and caregiver check will be required. Please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three references.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Paul Kelleher
Phone: 608-263-8561
1430 Medical Sciences Center   
Fax: N/A
1300 University Ave.   
Madison, WI 53706   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.