Job: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Ethics and the Law at the University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut Department of Community Medicine, Division of Public Health Law and Ethics
Faculty Position at the Assistant Professor Level in Biomedical Ethics and the Law

The University of Connecticut Department of Community Medicine, Division of Public Health Law and Ethics is seeking to fill a faculty position at the assistant professor level in biomedical ethics and the law. The successful candidate will join other faculty committed to teaching, research, and other scholarly activities related to the ethical, legal and social issues arising from new developments in the medical sciences and biotechnology. The selected candidate will teach medical and dental students, residents, fellows and graduate students in the basic sciences and Masters in Public Health program. Approximately 40% time will be devoted to teaching, 40% to research and 20% to service, such as serving on various State committees as an advisor and expert.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a J.D. or equivalent legal degree as well as graduate ethics education or equivalent experience in biomedical ethics. Candidates should have familiarity with legal and ethical issues in health including, ideally the ongoing changes to and reform of the US health care system.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested and qualified candidates, should apply at: https://jobs.uchc.edu, search number 2012-1087 and upload via the website, a cover letter listing qualifications, interests and areas of expertise; a curriculum vitae (including list of publications); one recent publication; one course syllabus; the names, titles and complete contact information of three references.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Questions regarding this search should be addressed to Denise Parris, Administrative Officer, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, email: parris [at] uchc.edu

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