The Center for Human Values at Princeton University invites applications for the Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioethics for a position starting in September 2022. The Shapiro Fellowship supports outstanding scholars studying ethical issues arising from developments in medicine, the biological sciences, or population health.
About the position:
- The Shapiro Fellow will spend from one to three years at Princeton conducting research and teaching the equivalent of one course each year.
- the fellows will participate in the Ira W. DeCamp Seminar in Bioethics and will be invited to participate in other activities of the University Center for Human Values including a year-long research seminar for visiting fellows and Center faculty.
- Candidates have or expected to have a PhD by the start date, normally beginning September 1, 2022. Applicants should not have more than two years of postdoctoral experience by the date of appointment.
- Applicant may have a background in any area of ethical studies, not necessarily in bioethics. However, the proposed research plan should be related to the field of bioethics.
How to Apply:
- Candidates must submit an online application and a complete application will include the following supporting materials:
- A curriculum vitae
- A research proposal (not to exceed 1,500 words).
- A scholarly paper (of no more than 12,000 words, not including bibliography) representing the applicant’s scholarly achievement or potential
- Contact information for two referees, who should be prepared to comment specifically about the applicant’s qualifications for the proposed research project. Referees will be contacted directly with instructions for uploading letters of reference.
- Letters of reference should be submitted by Monday, November 22, 2021.
|Subject areas||Humanities, Social Science|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||November 15th, 2021|