Join Our Staff

Voices in Bioethics: An Online Journal welcomes applications for Editors and Staff Writers year-round.  Current staff members range from undergraduate students interested in Bioethics, to professional copy editors and individuals who currently hold or are working towards an advanced degree (e.g., MD, PhD, MPH, MS).  Although a journal with interdisciplinary capability, we focus exclusively on the bioethical issues of our time.  All candidates are encouraged to apply; tasks and requirements will be assigned according to individual credentials and writing experience.

At Voices in Bioethics, we expect all members to interact professionally, holding the utmost regard for personal integrity and respect for the Journal and its members.

Expectations for Editorial Staff:

  • Edit 8-10 articles per semester, including steady Newswire blog posts and additional Op-Eds or Features;
  • Write 3 articles per semester;
  • Take an active role in Journal planning and leadership;
  • Attend bimonthly Journal meetings (in person or via conference phone).

Expectations for Staff Writers:

  • Write 2 articles per month for the Newswire;
  • Attend bimonthly Journal meetings (in person or via conference phone).

To apply, please email the following to

  1. Cover letter, including one reference
  2. CV or Résumé 
  3. Two writing samples (5-10 pages)
  4. Statement of any potential conflict of interest (e.g., staff member for another journal)

Please feel free to email us with any follow-up questions, concerns, or general inquiries.  We look forward to working with you!