Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Ethics, Health, and Society
AOC: Biomedical Ethics
Rutgers University Camden seeks the inaugural holder of the Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Ethics, Health, and Society, a tenured Associate Professor position in philosophy within the Department of Philosophy and Religion. The position requires both a deep grounding in ethical theory and experience in its application to questions of biomedical ethics. The successful candidate will have been recently tenured, or about to be considered for tenure, with an outstanding record of scholarship, teaching, and service. In addition to being a permanent tenured faculty line, the position is also a Term Chair with project funding for an initial 5 years with the possibility of renewal thereafter. Term Chair funding is to be used to generate discussion in biomedical ethics across the campus and the region.
Send letter of interest and CV by email to John Wall, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are competitive. Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and seeks to attract an active, culturally diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Rutgers University Camden possesses diverse research and teaching strengths in biomedical ethics:
- Coursework in biomedical ethics, plus an Ethics Minor, offered by the Department of Philosophy and Religion
- A biomedical ethics requirement in the campus’ large and growing School of Nursing
- Graduate research and teaching in biomedical ethics in the School of Law and Department of Public Policy and Administration
- Coursework in ethics in a new degree in Health Sciences (see also this announcement about its creation)
- Partnerships with the nearby Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
We are seeking a talented and energetic scholar who will build on existing campus resources to develop new programming along such lines as the following:
- Engage in and promote cutting-edge research in the area of biomedical ethics
- Coordinate teaching in biomedical ethics across the campus
- Organize public events such as lectures, workshops, and conferences
- Develop connections between campus programs such as in philosophy, religion, law, public policy, health sciences, and nursing
- Collaborate with regional biomedical ethical programs such as in medical schools and other universities
For further information, contact the search committee chair, Prof. John Wall, at email@example.com.