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Requisition # 71337

Position Basics

Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Medical Ethics



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Program in Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine invites applications from physician-ethicists who have a special interest in research ethics.  The successful candidate will join an integrated group of bioethicists in a Program that is actively engaged in teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates may enter either the clinical track or tenure track at the appropriate rank depending on experience and qualifications.  The position will be supported jointly by the Program in Bioethics and Humanities and the clinical department affiliated with the candidate’s clinical training.

Primary responsibilities for the position will include: (1) leadership of clinical and translational research ethics for the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) at the University of Iowa; (2) directing a Clinical Research Ethics Course in the ICTS; (3) teaching, and potential leadership within, a Bioethics Certificate Program that is being developed; and (4) participation in ongoing educational and service activities of the Program in Bioethics and Humanities.  Responsibilities will also include clinical care in the appropriate department.


Education Requirement:

Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent, have board-certification or eligibility, and be eligible for licensure in Iowa.  Candidates should have formal training in bioethics.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent, have board-certification or eligibility, and be eligible for licensure in Iowa.  Candidates should have formal training in bioethics, experience teaching bioethics (including research ethics), and a record of successful publication in bioethics commensurate with level of experience.


Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent, have board-certification or eligibility, and be eligible for licensure in Iowa.

Desirable Qualifications:

Institutional experience in research ethics through Institutional Review Board membership or research ethics consultation is recommended, and candidates with a track record in research ethics will be preferred.


Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
 Number of References:  3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Additional Application Materials

Materials:Submit names (and address, email, phone) of three professional references who may be contacted, one of whom should be familiar with the applicant's clinical abilities.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information

Contact:Lauris C. Kaldjian - lauris-kaldjian@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Internal Medicine
Medical Education Building
500 Newton Road
1-106 MEB
Iowa City, IA 52242

Phone: 319-335-6706
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/bioethics/

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