Assistant Professor - Clinical Ethicist - Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy - Clinic

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7071366 (Ref.No. 5099-en_US)
Posted: October 23, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Baylor College of Medicine and the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Baylor College of Medicine is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center, Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates.

The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy has 14 primary faculty members, 31 secondary faculty, 24 scholars, and 30 staff, housed on the main Baylor campus in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Our Center's faculty teach in the undergraduate and graduate medical education curricula, direct an award-winning ethics pathway and newly-developed health policy pathway for advanced medical students, and have developed a comprehensive College-wide graduate medical education curriculum in ethics, professionalism, and health policy. Center faculty are actively engaged in funded research supported by the NIH, PCORI, and private foundations. Our faculty have published more than 700 papers in the peer-reviewed scientific, clinical, and bioethics literature and have authored and edited several seminal books in bioethics. Finally, our faculty are involved in national clinical ethics initiatives and publish on "best practices" for ethics consultation and challenging issues in clinical ethics.


The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an experienced clinical ethicist to join their faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor on the non-tenure track.

The selected candidate will participate in the Center's clinical ethics consultation program, including conducting independent ethics consultations, administrative, and educational activities at one or more of our affiliated hospitals, and the development of robust and rigorous academic scholarship.

The selected candidate will also contributing to the educational mission of the Center and the College by participating in Center education programs as well as other activities that promote the shared intellectual environment of the Center.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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