Assistant Professor, Princeton University

  Assistant Professor, African American Studies and University Center for Human Values   The University Center for Human Values and the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University invite applications at the assistant professor level from well-qualified individuals for a tenure-track position in theoretical approaches to the study of race. Applicants may be scholars of political theory; political philosophy; the philosophy of race; critical and social theory; applied ethics and ethics of public policy (with application to race); African American studies (with a focus on one or more of the aforementioned areas); or any area of normative inquiry that focuses on the experience of African Americans.  The position involves teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and would be held jointly in the two units as assistant professor of African American Studies and Human Values. We ask applicants to provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a dissertation or book abstract, writing sample (under 30 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy.  Applications should be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017. We aim for an appointment effective September 2018.   Princeton University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.   This position is subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is
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Post-Doc Research Position – Stanford University



May 2017

  The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces a post-doctoral research position. This position is available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research and at the Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics (CIRGE). Candidates from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  
  • Principal Investigator and Program Director:  Mildred Cho, PhD
  • Funding source: NIH National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Appointment:  One year, renewable for up to three years
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD or MD, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for funding.  We are seeking candidates with a background in social science, ethics, philosophy, history, health services research, public policy or other related disciplines.
  • Job description:
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct independent research to identify ethical, legal and social considerations arising from genetics and genomics.  The fellow will be part of an interdisciplinary community including geneticists, ethicists, lawyers, physicians, and scholars in humanities, social sciences, and policy research. Fellows are encouraged to participate in programs such as the Stanford Benchside Ethics Consultation Service, a research ethics consultation program to assist life sciences researchers in the resolution of ethical concerns in their research, as well as in clinical ethics consultation.   In addition to participating in SCBE and CIRGE activities, the fellow will have access to a full range of courses at Stanford University, which includes genetics, social science, humanities and law courses.  It is expected that the fellow may
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