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Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Part-time Position, Maternity Leave

The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research

Job Description:  Executive Director

Part-Time Position from July 2017- July 2018

The deVeber Institute is a registered Canadian charity which conducts and disseminates research on topics connected to human life in its biological, social and ethical dimensions. These topics are selected for study depending on emerging medical, technological and social developments.

We’re looking for someone to manage the Institute during a maternity leave.

Professional Skills Required:  A person with a strong knowledge of life issues (specifically ethics surrounding abortion, assisted suicide, and palliative care) and who possesses the following skills:

DeVeber is Hiring Summer Interns !

Job Openings with the deVeber Institute for Summer 2017

Please be aware that job availability is dependent on government funding. Please forward to any potential candidates. Note criteria and timelines below. The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from all students.

Abortion and maternal mortality in developing countries.


Physician-assisted suicide and conscience protections for doctors in Ontario

As of June 17, 2016, it is now legal for patients to request physician-assisted suicide in Canada. Almost every other province has created a process to provide MAID without compromising healthcare provider’s consciences. Ontario’s newly introduced legislation, Bill 84, does not include any conscience protections.

Video of Dr Ewan Goligher available!

Last October, the deVeber Institute co-hosted its Annual Public Lecture with Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto. Our Special guest was Dr. Ewan Goligher who spoke "On Saying "No": the Ethics of Conscientious Objection in Healthcare":