Clinical Ethicist, Houston, TX

Clinical Ethicist, Houston, TX

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an experienced Clinical Ethicist to join their faculty (rank and track will be commensurate with experience and qualifications). The successful candidate will join faculty and staff who lead several, premier Clinical Ethics Consultation Services in the Texas Medical Center. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the Center’s multidisciplinary education program and to conduct high quality independent and collaborative research and scholarship.

Job Duties

  • Conduct ethics consultations independently for high-volume Ethics Consultation Services
  • Collaborate in hospital administrative activities, including the continual development of consultation services and participation in Ethics Committee and subcommittee meetings
  • Contribute to the training of Clinical Ethics Fellows, provide multidisciplinary clinical ethics education, and participate in the Center’s undergraduate and graduate medical education programs
  • Conduct high quality independent and collaborative ethics research and scholarship
  • Contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal post-graduate degree, such as MD, PhD or JD, in a field related to bioethics
  • Advanced training/fellowship in clinical ethics and HEC-C certification preferred
  • The applicant must have experience conducting clinical ethics consultations as an independent clinical ethics consultant. Ideally, this experience would include conducting ethics consultations in both the tertiary hospital setting and community hospital setting
  • Demonstrated record of scholarship in bioethics
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and teaching skills

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