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, and write a guest blog post for theTable of Content
Dr Andrew Charles Markus (1930-2012) was born in Budapest and migrated with his family to Derbyshire when he was 9 years old. He was educated at Manchester Grammar School and won a scholarship to study physiological sciences at University College, Oxford. He went on to study clinical medicine at University College Hospital in London. After National Service in the Royal Air Force he and his wife joined the primary care practice at Thame of which he became Senior Partner. He played a major role in developing the practice to become a leading community health centre. When the University of Oxford ... read more
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. There is a preference for the scholar to take up their scholarship from mid-November to mid-December.
To apply for this scholarship please submit the following:
The application should be sent via email to the following address: [email protected].ox.ac.uk
The Andrew Markus Visiting Scholarship Scheme is directed by Dr Angel
For more details, visit Ethox Centre website