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Neuroethics position at Michigan State University

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, College of Human Medicine, at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, has a faculty position in Bioethics, with a specialization in Neuroethics. This will be a fixed-term (non-tenure track), academic year (9 month) appointment. Rank is open. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The initial term of appointment will be for two years. The appointment will begin August 16, 2014.  Review of applications will begin Feb 28, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Position details and application information here.

Neuroethics Hires at Georgia State University

Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia is creating a new interdisciplinary Neuroethics Program, a cooperative venture of the Department of Philosophy, the Neuroscience Institute, theDepartment of Psychology, and the College of Law. As part of the University’s Second Century Initiative (2CI), the Neuroethics Program includes three new open-rank tenured/tenure-track hires, new PhD Fellowships, and a Concentration in Neuroethics in the PhD programs in Neuroscience and in Psychology.  Nicole Vincent has been hired as Associate Professor in Philosophy, Law, and Neuroscience for one of these positions.  Searches for the other two positions are ongoing.  Each successful candidate will be hired at a rank commensurate with experience, with a primary appointment in the Departments of Philosophy or Psychology, the Neuroscience Institute, or the College of Law.  Joint appointment in these units and affiliation with other research units or interdisciplinary initiatives will be encouraged. The Neuroethics Program will be a part of a thriving interdisciplinary neuroscience community in Atlanta and at GSU, including the resources of the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, the Brains & Behavior Program, the Language Research Center, and the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics.

Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: (1) cognitive, affective, or social neuroscience, specializing in moral cognition, emotion, or behavior; (2) ethical and/or legal theory, applying this expertise to the ethical and legal implications of neuroscience; (3) philosophy of mind/cognitive science, with research on the implications of neuroscience for moral theory and moral psychology.  Successful candidates will have research and teaching interests that cross traditional departmental boundaries.  Candidates must have a demonstrated record of successful research and teaching and hold the PhD or JD at the time of application.  Anticipated start date is Fall 2014. Applicants should apply online at, where they will find instructions on materials to submit.  Questions should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Eddy Nahmias, at enahmias(at)  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013 and will continue until the three positions are filled.

Visiting Scholar Position

Visiting Research Scholar in Dementia Knowledge Translation 
The Education and Training theme of The Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network (CDKTN) project at UBC is seeking Visiting Scholars whose interests lie at the intersection of dementia and knowledge translation. The program funds 2-6 month fellowships for investigators, academic faculty and clinicians to conduct research, deliver other scholarly products such as case reviews and books, or produce innovative multimedia materials in dementia or knowledge translation research in Canada. This is an outstanding opportunity to participate in world class research in dementia KT and interact with high calibre scholars at the Neuroethics Core & AD Clinic. 
Applicants for these competitive fellowships must hold an MD and/or PhD degree. Scholars selected for the Vancouver-based program will receive both travel support and a monthly stipend. Openings are currently available and applications will be reviewed upon receipt. 
To apply, please submit a short statement describing your interest in the scholarship and proposed project, a cover letter and CV c/o Janice Matautia: