Jobs in Bioethics


As of January 2019, the Canadian Bioethics Society will begin charging non-member organizations for job postings at a rate of CAD $250.00 per posting for 30 days. Organizations with a Supporting Organization Membership will have the opportunity to post jobs without a charge (note: the number of job postings will vary depending on the organizational membership level).

Job postings in bioethics are available below. If you have a job you would like to post here, please email the relevant information to  

Current Postings:

Temporary Full Time Bioethicist, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and St. Joseph's Care Group, Thunder Bay, ON

Past Postings:

Temporary Full Time Ethicist, Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, ON

Clinical Ethicist, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Agent ou agente de planification de programmation et de recherche Comité éthique recherche, Le Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, QC

CONSEILLER / CONSEILLÈRE en ÉTHIQUE, Hopital de Montreal pour Enfant, Le Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) 

Hamilton Health Sciences Clinical and Organizational Fellowship, Hamilton, ON

Clinical Ethicist, Chinook Regional Hospital- Alberta Health Services, Lethbridge, AB 

Clinical Ethics Fellow, Royal Alexandra Hospital- Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB

Fellowship in Clinical and Organizational Ethics 2019-20, The Centre for Clinical Ethics (CCE), Toronto, ON

Board Member, Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)- Invitation for Nominations, Guidelines for Nominating Candidates

Two Postdoctoral Fellowships or Graduate Student Scholarships, Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit, Montreal, QC

Clinical Ethicist, Sinai Health System, Toronto, ON

Technicien ou technicienne en administration, Le Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM), Montreal, QC

Ethics Services (quotations requested), Grey Bruce Health Services and Hanover and District Hospital, ON


Agent de Planification, Programmation, Recherche/ Centre d’éthique appliquée, Centre universitaire de santé McGill, Montréal, QC

Administrator, Canadian Bioethics Society

Chair, Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board

Consultant- United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG), Temporary Position, work based from home

Research award: Advisory Committee on Research Ethics 2019, International Development Research Centre

Call for Members: Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC), Volunteer Position (deadline: November 9, 2018)

Clinical Ethicist, WellStar Health System (4 positions), Atlanta, Georgia, US

Clinical Ethicist, Providence Healthcare, Vancouver, BC

Research Associate, The Institute on Ethics & Policy for Innovation (IEPI), Department of Philosophy, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (posting still open as of September 6, 2018)


Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Faculty of Medicine – Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University, Montreal, QC (deadline: November 5, 2018)

Privacy Advisor Research, Providence Health Care, Vancouver, BC

Director of Ethics, Saskatchewan Health Authority, SK

Supervisor, Healthy Public Policy, City of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Regular and Alternate External Members, Research Ethics Board (REB), Public Health Agency of Canada

Postdoctoral Fellowships Available at the IRCM (Bioethics/Interdisciplinary Health Research), Neuroethics Research Unit- Montreal Clinical Research Ethics Institute, Montreal, QC

Ethicist, System Level, Fraser Health Ethics Services, Surrey, BC

Ethicist, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON

Bioethicist, Lakehead University Centre for Health Care Ethics, Thunder Bay, ON

Alternate Member Knowledgeable in Law, Research Ethics Board (REB), Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada


Conseillère/conseiller cadre en éthique, CIUSSS Centre-Ouest de L'ile de Montreal (previously Jewish General Hospital Montreal), Montreal, QC

Clinical Ethicist, Providence Healthcare, Vancouver, BC

Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, Ontario is seeking an ethicist to fill a 0.8 FTE position. Closing date is May 22. For more information or to submit an application, click:

Centre for Clinical Ethics Fellowship Program- 2018-2019

Ethicist - Quality and Patient Safety, 1 year- full time, Sunnybrook & Markham Stouffville

Ethics Fellow, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB (Closes April 30th. Search for ALB00028825)

Ethics Fellow, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB (Closes April 30th.  Search for ALB00028827)

Clinical Ethicist, Humber River Hospital, Toronto, ON (Permanent, Full-Time)

Ethics Officer, Health Research Ethics Authority, Newfoundland and Labrador

Researcher, Neuroethics Canada, Vancouver, BC

Research Associate, Department of Philosophy, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Corporate Director, Ethics Services, Providence Health Care, Vancouver, BC 


Ethicist, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON

Ethicist, Trillium Health Partners (Mississauga, Peel Region and West Toronto), ON

Tenure Track Position- Value Theory, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Assistant Professor & Health Care Ethicist, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Tenure Track Position- Value Theory, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON


Temporary Full Time Ethicist, Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, ON