We use cookies. Find out more about it here. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Job posting has expired

Back to search results

Bioethics Research Associate, CEJA (Remote)

American Medical Association
United States, Illinois, Chicago
330 North Wabash Avenue (Show on map)
April 11, 2024

Research Associate, CEJA

Remote - IL, WI, IN

The American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians and a non-profit organization. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

We continuously work to embed equity in our internal practices and are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff across all levels of the organization. We intentionally work to create the right conditions to enable our employees to feel that they can be their authentic selves and fully participate in the life of the enterprise.

We encourage and support professional development for our employees, and we are dedicated to social responsibility. We invite you to learn more about us and we look forward to getting to know you.

We have an opportunity for a remote Research Associate, CEJA on our Health, Science, and Ethics team. As a Research Associate, CEJA , you will provide ethics/bioethics research support in ethics policy and education
development embodied in the AMA Code of Medical Ethics. Responsible for
supporting the functions of the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs.


Ethics Research Support

  • Conduct background research on key ethics-related issues to support policy development and reports for the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) and the AMA Board of Trustees (BOT).
  • Summarize relevant ethics literature to support policy development of CEJA and BOT reports.
  • Summarize and discuss findings in written (AMA reports, position papers, and corresponding materials), oral, and digital formats with AMA leadership and other internal and external audiences.
  • Write executive summaries of policy reports developed for CEJA.
  • Conduct substantive review of CEJA and BOT reports.
  • Conduct background research on key ethics-related issues to support AMA Code of Medical Ethics educational content development.

Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs and House of Delegates Meeting Support

  • Attend quarterly Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs and AMA House of Delegates (HOD) Meetings and provide support to AMA HOD and CEJA members.
  • Summarize testimony from AMA HOD members and provide support completing HOD reports.
  • Prepare memos and compile information to prepare CEJA and HOD members for meetings.

May include other responsibilities as assigned


1. Bachelor's Degree l degree in ethics-relevant fields and disciplines required, Master's preferred.

2. Experience conducting literature reviews and critically analyzing and summarizing evidence in academic, government, corporate, or non-profit settings required.

3. Ability to conduct self-directed work and deliver work product by deadlines.

4. Ability to take direction and respond to feedback.

5. Ability to provide substantive review on ethics and policy-based reports.

6. Demonstrated ability to synthesize multiple viewpoints into concise and clear summaries.

7. Strong project management, communication skills and attention to detail.

8. Exceptional analytical approach to outcomes identification, measurement, and evaluation, strong critical thinking, writing, and tracking/documentation skills.

9. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, including the ability to balance work on multiple projects requiring rapid response.

10. Strong quantitative and analytical skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.