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Visiting Scholar Opportunity: Andrew Markus Visiting Scholarship at University of Oxford

February 10, 2017

Green Templeton College and the Ethox Centre, University of Oxford

The position of Visiting Scholar is to be awarded to a practising medical doctor (physician) with an interest in medical ethics. It provides an opportunity for a clinician to take part in the academic and College life of the University of Oxford. The University is one of the major centres for both medical research and philosophy in Europe.

The successful applicant will undertake research in medical ethics at the University of Oxford. Visiting Scholars will spend four weeks working at the Ethox Centre and Green Templeton College. The scholar will benefit from the supervision and feedback of Ethox research staff and will have access to the libraries and research facilities of the College and the University of Oxford. He or she will also have the opportunity to attend talks and lectures at the College and across the University.

During the visit, the scholar will be expected to give a seminar (in English) on a topic in medical ethics. This seminar will be open to interested members of Green Templeton College and the wider University. The scholar will also give a presentation on his or her research at an Ethox Centre research seminar.

The Scholar will be offered four weeks’ free accommodation at Green Templeton College, and a stipend of £1000 which is intended to assist with travel and other costs relating to the visit.

The deadline for proposals for the year 2017 – 2018 is 24 April 2017

To apply for this scholarship please submit the following:

  • 500-word statement summarising their research interests and what they hope to achieve during their visit
  • 2 page CV, including the names of two referees.

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