Opportunities

Invitation à participer à une conversation communautaire sur la santé mentale (à Montréal)

Avez-vous 18 ans ou plus et êtes-vous intéressé par la santé mentale? Nous cherchons des adultes francophones pour participer à une conversation communautaire sur les perceptions et les attitudes à l'égard de la neurochirurgie psychiatrique, c'est-à-dire des approches chirurgicales nouvelles et plus anciennes pour traiter les maladies psychiatriques. Cela fait partie d'une étude réalisée en collaboration avec l’Institut de recherches cliniques à Montréal (IRCM) et appuyée par les Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada et le consortium ERAnet NEURON.
Pour en savoir plus sur cette étude, veuillez cliquer ici.

Invitation to participate in a research study on vulnerability in mental health research ethics

National study on vulnerability in mental health and psychiatric research*
Does a mental health condition prevent someone from being able to participate to research?
What are acceptable conditions for ethical mental health and psychiatric research?
Your answers are needed!

A group of Canadian researchers is launching a unique study to consult Canadians broadly, including Canadian researchers and patients, on the issue of vulnerability in mental and psychiatric research.

This research study, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), offers you the opportunity to share your perspectives about the wellbeing and potential vulnerability of individuals with mental health or psychiatric conditions. With you input, we can envision informing our policies to reflect the experience and perspectives of a broad array of stakeholders and ensure that research policies and practices respond to the needs of individuals with mental health or psychiatric conditions.

To participate in this study please go online to the following link:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/engvulnerability

Your perspective is invaluable to better understanding the issue of vulnerability within Canadian research. To thank you for taking part in this survey, you will be given the opportunity to enter into a drawing for one of five Amazon Canada gift cards.
This study is conducted by an interdisciplinary team with expertise in bioethics, psychiatry and anthropology (Racine, Bell, Macdonald, Turecki). For more information contact Jelena Poleksic, Research Coordinator, jelena.poleksic@ircm.qc.ca, (514) 987-5500 ext. 3366.

Seeking survey participants for study on views on online information about Alzheimer disease and related dementias

The UBC National Core for Neuroethics is interested in learning about your views on online information about Alzheimer disease and related dementias. If you are aged 55 or older and have sought online health information about Alzheimer disease or dementia at least once, we cordially invite you to participate in our short phone interview. The interview should take about 20 minutes to complete.

If you are interested in participating in our interviews, please contact Tanya Feng, Research Assistant at the National Core for Neuroethics at DementiaOnlineStudy@gmail.com.

Post-doctoral Fellowship

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available immediately for a highly motivated PhD graduate to join a dynamic research team devoted to issues related to brain health, technology and patient experience. The position is based out of BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC.

For more details, please see posting: (PDF)

Assistant Professor at the Div. of Medical Ethics in the Dept. of Population Health of NYU School of Medicine

The Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health of NYU School of Medicine (http://pophealth.med.nyu.edu/divisions/medical-ethics), seeks to recruit an Assistant Professor level faculty member for a position, possibly tenure track, beginning as soon as September 1, 2018. Starting date is negotiable.

For more details, please see posting: Assistant Professor in the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine (link)

Post-doctoral Fellow in Medical Ethics at NYU Langone Health

The NYU Division of Medical Ethics seeks to recruit a post-doctoral fellow in medical ethics. The position can begin as early as September, 2018, but the starting date is negotiable. Core qualifications for the positions include: a record of quality scholarship. Applicants must have a PhD, JD, or MD. Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a strong scholarly career track in research ethics and one of the following additional areas: transplantation ethics or vaccine ethics and policy or end-of-life care issues or genetics.

For more details, please see posting: Post-doctoral Felloww in Medical Ethics at NYU Langone Health (PDF)

Post-doctoral Fellowship at Duke Science, Law, and Policy

Duke Initiative for Science & Society invites applications for the 2018-2019 Science, Law, and Policy (SLAP) Lab Post-doctoral Fellowship. This fellowship is intended for individuals with a doctoral degree (JD, PhD, MD, DPhil) who are interested in an academic or policy career working on issues in science and society, with a particular interest in the legal, ethical, and social implications of science and technology.

For more details, please see posting: Post-doctoral Fellowship at Duke Science, Law, and Policy (PDF)

Clinical Ethicist at Emory Healthcare

Reporting to Emory Healthcare (EHC) Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer with secondary reporting to EHC Chief Nurse Executive, the Clinical Ethics position will support the Ethics consultation service serving primary hospitals within the system. The successful candidate will join an active ethics consult service and participate in the educational and organizational ethics mission of the healthcare system.

For more details and to submit your application, please visit: https://emory.jobs/atlanta-ga/clinical-ethicist/720606079da847208c8a32c345f3ab22/job/

Graduate Fellowship at the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia

The fellowship will provide a one-time annual stipend of $20,000 plus a research-related allowance of $1,500, as well as access to office space at the CAE in the Klinck Building on UBC Vancouver campus. Applicants from UBC Okanagan are also welcomed and efforts will be made to include successful UBC Okanagan fellowship holders in CAE activities via teleconference and/or provision for a visit to the UBC campus.

The period of the fellowship will be the 2018 academic year (i.e., September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019). Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at UBC during this period.

Relevant topics for this fellowship include but are not limited to: bioethics, business ethics, environmental ethics, public health ethics, and health inequities.

For more details, please see posting: Graduate Fellowship in Applied Ethics

Developments in Neuroethics and Bioethics - Elsevier Press

Proposals for three volumes on cutting edge topics in Developments in Neuroethics and Bioethics are now being sought. The following topics are of special interest, but all will be considered equally based on the strength of the volume editor or editor group, and the proposed table of contents:

  • Environmental Neuroethics
  • Public and Global Mental Health
  • Advances in Neurotechnology
  • Neuroethics Policy for Children and Youth
  • Placebo and Addiction Neuroethics
  • Do-it-Yourself and Take-it-Yourself NeuroTools
  • Educational Strategies in Contemporary Neuroethics, Bioethics, and Biomedicine

For more information, visit this page: https://goo.gl/UBM4tA

Visiting Scholars Program

We welcome visiting scholars to conduct research and collaborate with the members of the National Core for Neuroethics. Please contact our Faculty members for details.

Current Scholar/s:

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Recent Scholars:

    • Hervé Chneiweiss, M.D., Ph.D.,Head, Neuroscience, Paris Seine Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Inserm/Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France
    • Joseph J. Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P., Chief, Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    • Lesley McBain, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    • Elena Moro, M.D., Professor, Joseph Fourier University - CHU Grenoble, Grenoble, France
    • Saskia Nagel, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Changing Brains, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany
    • Alexandra Olmos Perez, M.Sc., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Osamu Sakura, Ph.D., Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies/Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    • Adam Shriver, Ph.D., Center for Neuroscience and Society, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
    • Dan Stein, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    • Louise Whiteley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • John Noel M. Viaña, M.Sc., University of Tasmania (Hobart, Australia)