Director of the Bioethics Institute
Loyola Marymount University;
Los Angeles, CA
Loyola Marymount University seeks a Director for The Bioethics Institute, an interdisciplinary center of excellence for research, teaching, dialogue and outreach for the study of the ethical dimensions of the life sciences and health care, to begin in Summer 2013. (PhD required, discipline open.) The successful candidate will be jointly appointed as an associate professor or professor to a University department and to the Institute. An established record of teaching and published scholarship in the interdisciplinary field of bioethics is required. Other desirable qualifications include academic leadership experience, familiarity with the Catholic intellectual tradition, and a demonstrated ability to foster dialogue on bioethical issues among faculty from a variety of disciplines and viewpoints. The Director, in consultation with the interdisciplinary faculty of the Institute, will continue the revision of the current MA and certificate programs, and will spearhead the development of undergraduate offerings leading to a minor in bioethics, as well as continuing and expanding co-curricular offerings and community engagement.
Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding candidates who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and candidates of color are encouraged to apply. For more complete information about Loyola Marymount University, please consult our website at: www.lmu.edu.
Nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Jeffrey L. Wilson, Chair, Search Committee, The Bioethics Institute, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive Suite 4500, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659, postmarked by November 1, 2012. Semifinalists will be asked to submit full dossiers.