Associate Professor (non-tenure track) - Department of Bioethics

The Department of Bioethics at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor level. The Department has a longstanding history of outstanding research, education, and service. Its nationally- and internationally-recognized faculty have expertise in bioethics, medical humanities, and social medicine, with particular areas of specialization including genetic research ethics, international research ethics, stem cell ethics and regenerative medicine, eating disorders and body image, biobanking, clinical ethics, and other evolving ethics-related research areas. The Department has a thriving Bioethics and Medical Humanities MA program, and is relaunching its highly successful PhD program. The Department also boasts an outstanding record of university, national, and international service.

Applicants must have a terminal degree (PhD, JD, MD, etc.) at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have a strong record of scholarly and educational activity in Medical Humanities. The successful candidate will have the interest and demonstrated ability to be involved in and eventually assume leadership of the Medical Humanities Pathway in the School of Medicine and will contribute to the Department’s teaching programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and medical school levels. The successful candidate will also collaborate with the Department’s interdisciplinary faculty on relevant grant-funded projects. The position will begin July 1, 2020.

CWRU is located in the University Circle area of Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland is a vibrant, culturally rich, re-emerging city, recently named one of the top 15 best places to live in the US (www.timeout.com). University Circle itself is home to world-renowned cultural institutions such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History, the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland and the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, which celebrate the ethnic richness of the city’s history. University Circle is also the home of two world-class health care institutions, The Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals of Cleveland, and the nation’s third largest VA, the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, writing sample, and names of three references to: Barbara Juknialis, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44106-4976 or bwj@case.edu. Applications received by February 26th, 2020 will receive full consideration.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.