Neuroethics Jobs and Career Opportunities


Non-Stipendiary Fellows – The Harvard Program on Science, Technology, and Society (STS) at the Harvard Kennedy School is seeking applications for pre- and postdoctoral non-stipendiary fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year. Predoctoral fellowships are most appropriate for PhD students in STS or closely related fields who have embarked on dissertation research and writing. Postdoctoral fellowships are most appropriate for recent PhDs pursuing research that would benefit from systematic exposure to STS theories and methods. Applications are due January 31.

Postdoctoral Fellowship – The University of Michigan Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine is seeking applicants for 1 or 2 postdoctoral research fellow positions in Bioethics and Decision Sciences for the 2018-2019 academic year. Active projects in bioethics currently include the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic medicine, human subjects research ethics, global bioethics, gender equity, reproductive justice, deliberative democratic methods in bioethics, and the sociology of medical ethics/bioethics, among others. Applications are due February 5.

Postdoc Position – The Department of Thematic Studies at Linköping University is seeking applications for a postdoc position technology and social change. The department organizes research and education in how people create and use technology, and how technological change is interwoven with cultural patterns, everyday life, politics and economy. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent degree obtained no later than three years before the application expiration date. Applications are due February 5.

BRAIN Initiative Fellows – The purpose of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) is to enhance research training of promising postdoctorates, early in their postdoctoral training period, who have the potential to become productive investigators in research areas that will advance the goals of the BRAIN Initiative. Applications must be relevant to one or more goals of the  BRAIN 2025 report, including neuroethics. At the time of the application due date, candidates must not have completed more than 12 months of postdoctoral training, excluding well-justified leave. Due dates for applications include March 15, December 7, August 7, 2019, and April 7, 2020. Contact Dr. Ashlee Van’t Veer at for more information.