The Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics in the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (URSMD) seeks to recruit an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level faculty member for a position, tenure track. The Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics cultivates humanistic, empathic, and ethically driven healthcare rooted in the biopsychosocial principles. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty group with training in bioethics, the history of medicine, narrative medicine, and the visual arts. The faculty engage in scholarship, research, clinical and community service, and the teaching of graduate students and medical and other health professions trainees.
Candidates must have an excellent record of quality teaching and scholarship, including a demonstration of a strong scholarly career track. PhD or JD required. Additional clinical degree, bioethics credentialing, and experience in an academic health center preferred. We especially welcome faculty who bring an equity lens to their teaching and who demonstrate a strong record of collaboration in scholarship and research.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Teaching in existing medical school courses and Medical Humanities & Bioethics electives
Teaching, or co-teaching, one course in the Master’s in Medical Humanities Program
Directing the URSMD Bioethics Pathway Program
Advising student-run bioethics interest groups
Working with the Director of the Division of Medical Humanities and the Director of the Clinical Bioethics Program to organize meetings, conferences, and educational outreach programs
Developing a scholarship/research program that leads to presentations at national meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals
Mentoring students in undergraduate and graduate medical programs
Please note, we do not have funds for relocation costs.
About University of Rochester School of Medicine/Medical Center
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY, is integrated with the UR Medicine, a leading academic medical center within a top-tier research university. The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.