Geisinger Health System has an exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral fellow in bioethics research. The fellow will work directly with the Associate Director and engage in empirical and interdisciplinary research. The pursuit of a focused or broad research agenda is possible. The fellow will be supported in professional development activities tailored to the individual’s career interests (e.g., writing manuscripts, preparing internal and external grant proposals, participating in professional conferences, attending lectures and seminars, networking, mentoring, and acquiring additional skills). This post-doctoral fellowship position has a flexible start date and offers a competitive stipend with generous benefits.

Ideal candidates hold a Ph.D. in anthropology, bioethics, STS, human genetics, biomedical sciences, or closely related field; demonstrate excellent communication and analytical skills; and are interested in one or more of the following topics:

* Ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) related to genetics/omics
* Personalized or precision medicine
* Learning health care systems
* Patient experience and patient engagement
* Community engagement
* Health Policy

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, CV or resume, and list of three references with contact information to Jennifer Wagner, JD, PhD, Associate Director of Bioethics Research, Geisinger Health System c/o Grace McCluskey,

As a learning healthcare system and with its stable health population, system-wide biobank, MyCode™ community health initiative, early adoption of electronic health records, and research partnership with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals to sequence 100,000 individuals, Geisinger Health System has unparalleled resources and opportunities for a fellow to engage in innovative, integrated bioethics research. Geisinger’s close proximity to academic institutions also enables the fellow opportunities to connect with scholars, programs, and events at Bucknell University, Penn State University, Bloomsburg University, and Susquehanna University.

Visit to learn more about Research at Geisinger Health System. This position is based at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.

For more information, please visit or contact: Grace McCluskey, Department of Professional Staffing, at 570.214.6918 or

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