The UCLA Health Ethics Center seeks to promote dialogue, inquiry and values clarification to address the many complex and compelling ethical concerns in healthcare today.
Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neuroethics
Description: The Departments of Medicine and Philosophy seek a postdoctoral fellow to join a NIH funded Neuroethics project on the ethics of visual cortical protheses. The project examines patient perspectives and ethical complexities of human brain implants to provide artificial vision. The ideal candidate will have interests in emerging brain technology and an aptitude for collaboration with scientists and neurosurgeons. A background in ethics, related fields in philosophy, or experience with qualitative and quantitative methods is required.
Principle Investigators: Dr. Ashley Feinsinger (UCLA) and Dr. Nader Pouratian (UTSW)
Duration: Initial appointment is for one year with possibility of renewal
Contact: [email protected]
Our fellowship program exists to educate and train gifted individuals who share this vision to become the next generation of clinical ethicists.
UCLA Health Ethics Center
10833 Le Conte Ave. 17-165 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 794-6219
Fax: (310) 794-6245
Email: [email protected]