Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics- Academic Scholar

Posted May 01st 2023

Stanford Univeristy

Palo Alto

Closing date
May 31st 2024

Stanford Center of Bio-Medical Ethics- NTLR

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks an Academic Scholar with a record indicating scholarly activity in any areas related to Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Genetics, Genomics, or Precision Medicine to join the Department as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Non-tenure Line (Research) faculty line. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a terminal degree (PhD, JD, MD, etc.) at the time of appointment.

The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists. Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Candidates will be encouraged to work collaboratively with faculty both within the Center and within the School of Medicine. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated track record of scholarship and the promise to continue to carry out high quality research. The primary criterion for appointment is a major commitment to research.

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics is a leading research program with strengths in ELSI scholarship. We have a T32 training program in ELSI and serve as the lead institution as the Coordinating Center for ELSI research at NHGRI (ELSI Hub). The Center is actively involved in teaching at all levels (undergrad, grad students, medical students, post-docs,) and runs a very active clinical ethics and research ethics consultation services. There are opportunities for teaching or consultation depending on the candidate’s interests.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

The Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and a brief letter with optional diversity statement to: Apply

This role is open to candidates from multiple disciplines/specialties. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be based on their field or discipline. The expected base pay range for likely disciplines are listed below. Interested candidates whose discipline is not listed below may contact the hiring department for the salary range specific to their discipline/specialty.

Research with PhD or equivalent:

Assistant Professor: $177K – $195K

Associate Professor: $209K – $233K

Research with MD/PhD:

Assistant Professor: $184K – $202K

Associate Professor: $212K – $236K

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

For questions:

Mary Ann Campion, Search Chair

c/o: Gabriella Rivera


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