Medical Ethics Research Assistant Positions

The Division of Medical Ethics is looking for a temporary, part-time assistant to work directly with Arthur Caplan, PhD. We would like the candidate to start in April and be available through November 15, 2018. We expect that the assistant would devote at least 15 hours a week to support Professor Caplan in the following tasks:


  • Managing Media (Radio, Skype and On-Camera Studio Interviews)
  • Calendar Maintenance
  • Tracking NYU and Off-Site Lectures
  • Classes taught at NYU
  • Compiling agenda information for Division Meetings

Reserving conference room space at NYU

  • Ordering food for meetings/ Setting up meetings


  • Compiling agenda information
  • Booking airfare/train accommodations
  • Submitting and tracking honorariums
  • Filling in paperwork for talks, articles, disclosure forms, etc

Computer skills, particularly familiarity with Apple products and internet research, are essential for this position, as is attentiveness to detail. The office is located at Translational Research Building, 227 East 30th Street; some work could be performed remotely. Salary is a stipend of $1,000 per month. Starting date negotiable, but we are looking to fill the position by April. No benefits are included.

Position is open to college/graduate students interested in bioethics.

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal employment/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital/or parental status, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans status, or any other classification protected by applicable Federal, State, or Municipal Law.

Those interested in applying should send CV and contact information for two references to Jessica Wico at with RA position in the subject heading of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.