Postdoctoral Fellowship: Ethics of Big Data and AI in Healthcare

Posted November 10th 2022

Organisation
NYU School of Medicine

Location
in-person or remote, depending on individual circumstances.

Closing date
February 28th 2023

A full-time Postdoctoral Fellowship is available in the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Grossman
School of Medicine, under the direction of Dr. Kellie Owens. This position includes a one-year initial
term, with expected renewal for an additional 1-2 years, depending on funding and performance. The
start date is flexible, likely between June and September 2023. Salary is commensurate with
experience ($60,000-$70,000 per year) and benefits are included. The position may be in-person or
remote, depending on individual circumstances.
The fellow will contribute to ongoing NIH-funded research on the actionability of genomic data for
health screening—a mixed-methods project drawing on theory and methods from sociology, science
and technology studies, and bioethics. The fellow will also aid in the development of new research on
the ethical integration of AI/ML tools in healthcare. The fellow will be involved in all aspects of these
projects, including grant writing, qualitative data collection (such as semi-structured interviews), data
analysis, literature reviews, and co-authorship of manuscripts. The fellow will have the opportunity to
lead research and manuscript development for projects of their choosing, related to the broad topic of
big data and AI in healthcare. The fellow will be able to participate fully in the Division of Medical
Ethics, the Department of Population Health, and the Grossman School of Medicine, offering excellent
opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Doctoral-level degree in a relevant field such as bioethics, sociology,
anthropology, science and technology studies, or public health. [PhD preferred, but JDs and MDs with
relevant experience will also be considered.] 2. Experience conducting qualitative or mixed-methods
research, such as interviews, ethnography, or surveys. 3. Excellent writing and communication skills.
4. A record of publication in a relevant field.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to: Jessica.Wico@nyulangone.org

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