Thursday, 19 June 2014

Oxford University Bioethics Job Opportunity

University of Oxford

Senior Researcher (Associate Professor) in Medical Ethics

University of Oxford - NDPH

Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
The Ethox Centre is seeking to appoint a Senior Researcher (Associate Professor) in Medical Ethics to lead the development of a major new programme of research in one of its four priority research areas: clinical ethics, research ethics, population health ethics, or global health ethics and to take a leading role in the organisation and provision of teaching and assessment of students in medical ethics across the clinical ethics curriculum.
The Ethox Centre is an internationally recognised multidisciplinary bioethics research centre and is a vibrant and intellectually exciting place to work. It is expected that you will play a senior management and strategic leadership role, including the mentoring of early career researchers, generating significant research funding and developing partnerships to enhance the centre’s growing international reputation.
You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, have significant post-qualification experience and have an outstanding international reputation for research in one or more of the Ethox Centre's priority research themes. You will have an excellent publication record, ambitious research plans and a strong track record in attracting externally funded research. Excellent leadership, people management skills and interpersonal skills are essential. You will have the ability to teach ethics to medical students and have demonstrable expertise in supervising research students. A willingness to travel in the UK and internationally is also essential for this role.
It is anticipated that suitably qualified candidates will be offered an Associate Professor title at the University of Oxford.
The post is offered full-time for a fixed-term of 5 years and is based at the Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 28 July 2014.

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