Positions and Jobs

Assistant Professors

The Technical University of Eindhoven in The Netherlands is seeking candidates for assistant professor positions in Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology programs. These are full faculty positions with an expectation that the employee achieves tenure; promotion to associate and full professor is possible. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17.

PhD Candidate

The Center for Ethics at the University of Zurich is seeking a PhD candidate for a funded position regarding the interdisciplinary SNF project titled 'Reading Guilty Minds.' The deadline to apply is Monday, May 20.

PhD Position

The Department of Medicine Neurology Division at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada is looking for a graduate student to joint a dynamic research team focused on issues related to brain health, technology, and patient experience. The position is based out of the the University of British Columbia and the BC Children's and Women's Hospital. The position with work closely with the principal investigator of Neuroscience, Engagement and Smart Tech Lab and other members to co-develop technology to support brain health across the lifespan. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Summer Research Associates and Undergraduate Research Assistants

The Harvard MGH Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior’s Executive Director, Dr. Francis Shen, seeks to hire full-time, paid research associates and undergraduate research assistants for the summer term, June to August 2019. Research associates and research assistants will play an integral role in Center initiatives concerning the developing brain, the aging brain, and many additional topics. Research associates may be hired at the postbac, graduate, or postdoc levels. Current undergraduates are eligible for the research assistant positions. Compensation will be based on experience and start/end dates are flexible. To apply, and for more information, visit the position posting on the Shen Neurolaw Lab website, with all questions sent to Dr. Shen ([email protected]). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to submit their applications online as soon as possible.

Research Assistant in Neuroethics

The Memory and Aging Center at the Weill Institute for Neuroscience in San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated and collaborative research assistant to join an interdisciplinary research program on ethical issues in emerging neurotechnology. Under the supervision of Principal Investigator Winston Chiong, MD PhD, the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Assistant CRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of a National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative-funded research study that aims to investigate patient experiences with novel implanted neurotechnologies for the treatment of mood, movement, and seizure disorders; and how patient experiences and concerns can be incorporated in clinicians’ and researchers’ views about the ethical development of neurotechnology.

Clinical Ethics Fellowship

Applications are being accepted for a two year clinical ethics fellowship at the Children's Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN, USA. The training program will consist of 24 months of rotations divided between pediatric and adult inpatient healthcare facilities. The rotations will consist of rounding, attending ethics committees and subcommittee meetings, staff meeting participation, shadowing on consultation, and scholarly projects with two articles submitted to professional journals. Applications are due May 1.

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB, Canada invites applications for a 12-month position as McCain Post-Doctoral Fellow. Candidates should have or be near completion of a PhD in philosophy. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a promising research profile. The teaching requirement is two undergraduate courses per term.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit is seeking two postdoctoral fellows or graduate students to work on two main projects. The first project examines the ethical and social implications of health care transitions for youth with chronic conditions, including rare diseases. The second project examines the ethics of registry-based type-1 diabetes research. Positions will remain open until filled.