Assistant or Associate Professor; rank commensurate with experience
SUNY Upstate Medical University
September 4, 2018
Syracuse, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Center for Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY) seeks to fill a tenure-track position in bioethics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants with a significant record of achievement and publications, or of advanced rank at another institution may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.
The Center is particularly interested in applicants enthusiastic about teaching and clinical ethics consultation and whose expertise includes the intersection of law and bioethics. The person in this position will teach bioethics in diverse settings throughout the medical university (including medicine, health professions, and the hospital), provide clinical ethics consultation, and conduct and publish research in bioethics.
The Center for Bioethics and Humanities is an academic department in the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate with a mission that extends to all four colleges of Upstate and University Hospital. Information about the Center is at www.upstate.edu/cbh/
Applications are accepted through the SUNY Upstate HR website at https://tinyurl.com/y8z5kwze. Candidates must include a curriculum vitae (maximum, 7 pages), writing sample, and cover letter (maximum, 2 pages) explaining the candidate’s career goals, interest in the position and qualifications. Questions regarding the position may be sent to the Center’s Chair, Kathy Faber-Langendoen, MD, at email@example.com. Applications received by 10/1/2018 will receive full consideration; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is between 12/1/2018 and 6/1/2019.
The Center for Bioethics and Humanities believes that a diverse faculty is essential to its efforts of using our disciplinary expertise to work towards health care that is more compassionate and just. We seek colleagues who bring unique perspectives to their research, clinical work, and the education of our learners, and who are sensitive to the needs of others. We strive to create a community in which persons of various ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, socio-economic statuses, ages, abilities, and beliefs feel valued, safe, and supported.
Applicants should hold a PhD, MD, JD, or equivalent doctoral degree, with formal training and/or record of significant accomplishments in bioethics and demonstrated teaching excellence. Applicants with expertise in the interface of law and bioethics are particularly encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 051674
About SUNY Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees.
Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care.
Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by its four colleges—Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region.
As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients.
The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.