Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Master of Science Program in Bioethics and M...
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Master of Science Program in Bioethics and Medical Humanities
New Orleans, LA
Sep 13, 2019
The Program in Medical Ethics and Human Values at the Tulane University School of Medicine is seeking a Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), at the rank of Associate Professor, for its Master of Science in Bioethics and Medical Humanities program. This position will begin in Spring 2020. The DGS will serve as the administrative supervisor and coordinator of graduate studies within the MS program, overseeing all components of graduate education and promoting academic quality and integrity. The DGS will teach in the MS and is expected to have a past body of work in either normative or empirical bioethics or in medical humanities. Past and current funding on NIH (or similar)-funded projects preferred.
Consideration of tenure will be predicated on meeting the institution’s requirements (https://medicine.tulane.edu/sites/medicine.tulane.edu/files/pictures/GUIDELINES-FACULTY%20APPOINTMENTS-PROMOTION6_1_11.pdf) The DGS will be responsible for quality improvement in the MS program, graduate student mentorship and post-graduate placement, and collaboration with program faculty. The DGS will report to the Executive Director of the MS Degree, and Director of the Program in Medical Ethics and Human Values, Professor David J. Doukas, with queries sent to [email protected].
- Doctoral-level degree in a relevant field, such as philosophy, sociology, or bioethics. PhD’s preferred; JDs and MDs with relevant experience and/or training will be considered.
- The successful candidate will be expected to have significant scholarship in a relevant field, such as bioethics, or medical humanities, excellence in teaching, and writing and communications skills.
Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: CV, Sample Syllabi of Courses Taught, Teaching Evaluations from Courses Taught, and Three Confidential Letters of Recommendation.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.