Employment Opportunities

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH ADVANCEMENT
The Whiting School of Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University is searching for The Associate Dean for Research Advancement.  This position will provide strategic leadership, direction, and support for all activities related to research initiatives and activities in the Whiting School of Engineering.


Research Advancement

Specific Duties:

  • Provide active leadership in seeking and identifying new funding opportunities and potential collaborations with government and nongovernment agencies, industry, foundations, and other universities.
  • Expand and strengthen the faculty research base and encourage multi-disciplinary collaborations. Work aggressively to increase external collaborative research activities regionally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Strategic development and implementation of school-wide research plans, so as to maximize opportunities for impact.
  • Provide strategic guidance to faculty regarding funding opportunities, proposal preparation and program design.  Facilitate and lead, when appropriate, proposal preparation for large, complex partnerships and opportunities.
  • In partnership with Vice Dean for Faculty and department chairs, provide mentorship to junior faculty members as they establish and develop their research programs.
  • Identify and support partnerships with both internal and external organizations in seeking funding opportunities.
  • Identify and assess the suitability and potential for success of new research opportunities and, when appropriate, share findings effectively with senior leadership and faculty. Determine resources needed to pursue new initiatives and work with principal investigators to ensure successful competitive site visits for proposed initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with Whiting School leadership, department chairs and center directors to establish and maintain national and international recognition as a leader in research and knowledge transfer.


Research Administration

Specific Duties:

  • Provide oversight of all WSE research centers and institutes
  • Oversee the activities of the Director and staff of the Office of Intellectual Property
  • Develop and execute memoranda of understanding on behalf of the WSE.
  • Represent the Dean on University committees related to WSE involvement in university- wide research initiatives.

Qualifications:
A record of significant achievement in the area of engineering and/or science.  PhD required.  Significant experience in working effectively with external funding agencies, industry, foundations, and in managing funded activities. Familiarity with the academic research environment.Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of internal and external constituents and stakeholders.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and the names of three references, to adr@jhu.edu.

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship in the area of the Mathematical Foundations of Data Intensive Computation and Inference.  This position is one of 50 new Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships designated for outstanding scholars at the associate or full professor rank who carry out interdisciplinary research and teaching in areas identified for significant growth at the University. The position will include joint tenure in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics in the Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Mathematics in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.  The holder of this Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship will participate in the research and teaching activities of both departments and would devote 50% of his/her effort to each department.  Applicants should possess distinguished records of achievement in research and teaching in areas of mathematics and statistics applicable to the representation and analysis of large data sets.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of publications to bdp.mathdata@jhu.edu.  Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.  Johns Hopkins University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Teaching Faculty Position

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a teaching track faculty position at the lecturer, senior lecturer, associate teaching professor or teaching professor levels in the department.  The faculty member would lead the department’s senior design course (“Design Team”) and potentially with the departments Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID) graduate and post-graduate programs.  Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in bioengineering or a related field, although exceptionally qualified candidates without a terminal degree will be considered.  Candidates with product development experience, translational research experience and/or demonstration of innovation are especially encouraged to apply, and may be eligible for appointment to associate teaching professor. Specific responsibilities include 1) teaching the undergraduate Design Team course, and possibly graduate courses, 2) interfacing and mentoring students of both undergraduate and post-graduate teams and 3) facilitating technology transfer and product development.

Johns Hopkins recently established the teaching professor track for those faculty primarily involved with education.  Criteria for promotion include excellence in teaching, educational publications, curriculum development, pedagogical innovation and program coordination.  It is a long-time contractual appointment, as opposed to a tenure track faculty position.  A position of senior lecturer requires teaching with distinction for no fewer than five years at a university similar to Johns Hopkins.  The titles of associate teaching professor and teaching professor requires a record of teaching experience and seniority commensurate with that of tenure-track associate professors and professors.

Applicants should send their CV, a statement of teaching interests, innovation portfolio, and the names of at least three references curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

BME-CBID-Recruitment@JHU.edu

Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

Tenure Track Faculty Position 

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. The faculty member would be engaged with the department’s senior design course (“Design Team”) and potentially with graduate and post-graduate programs in the departments Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID).  Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in bioengineering or a related field and have demonstrated successful teaching experience with undergraduate students.  Candidates with product development experience, translational research experience and/or demonstration of innovation are especially encouraged to apply.  Specific responsibilities include 1) teaching the capstone Design Team undergraduate course, 2) participating in the graduate curriculum for CBID in design and innovation of healthcare solutions, 2) interfacing and mentoring student and post-graduate teams with a wide variety of faculty partners and 3) facilitating translation of innovations into impactful solutions through partnerships and other means.

Applicants should send their CV, a statement of teaching interests, innovation portfolio, and the names of at least three references curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

BME-CBID-Recruitment@JHU.edu

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Teaching Faculty Position

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a teaching track faculty position at the lecturer, senior lecturer, associate teaching professor or teaching professor levels in the department.  The faculty member would help establish an innovative, high-quality graduate Master program in Nanobioengineering.  The individual selected will contribute to the department’s educational mission through teaching in the classroom and laboratory, course development, and mentoring talented undergraduate and graduate students.  The faculty member will also be responsible for assisting in the development and management of our growing Masters program. A doctorate in Chemical Engineering or a related field is required.

Johns Hopkins recently established the teaching professor track for those faculty primarily involved with education.  Criteria for promotion include excellence in teaching, educational publications, curriculum development, pedagogical innovation and program coordination.  It is a long-time contractual appointment, as opposed to a tenure track faculty position.  A position of senior lecturer requires teaching with distinction for no fewer than five years at a university similar to Johns Hopkins.  The titles of associate teaching professor and teaching professor requires a record of teaching experience and seniority commensurate with that of tenure-track associate professors and professors.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests and a list of three references in a single PDF document to chembe@jhu.edu with the title “Teaching Faculty Search.”  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 28, 2014. 

The Department is committed to a diverse environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

Contact Information:
Email:  chembe@jhu.edu
Paper: Teaching Faculty Search Committee
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
224-C Maryland Hall
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

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BLOOMBERG DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIP IN COMPUTATIONAL HEALTHCARE
(Joint Search by The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and School of Engineering)

The Johns Hopkins University seeks an internationally recognized leader as a tenured, endowed Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the emerging area of computational healthcare. We seek an individual whose research agenda in healthcare and data science will help bring together the University’s Whiting School of Engineering and School of Medicine through their shared interests in computational modeling of health data and its applications to improve health care delivery. This leader will pioneer new directions, interact with existing collaborative research efforts, and help guide additional faculty growth in this area. This position is one of 50 new Bloomberg Distinguished Professors whose mission will be to pursue transformative strategies to enable Johns Hopkins to lead in the development of solutions to major societal problems. Bloomberg Distinguished Professors will enhance significantly the university’s longstanding commitment to research, teaching and service that spans disciplinary boundaries and Schools.
The explosion of data such as neuroimages, DNA sequences, electronic medical records, and physiological signals collected from individual and populations of patients raises the prospect of discovering optimal approaches to individualized health care. The Hopkins Individualized Health Initiative (INhealth) is a focus of the University's current capital campaign. It seeks to bring together strengths in biomedical sciences, data science, and engineering at Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Health System, and the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) to:

• discover new computational methods for defining, measuring, and communicating each person’s unique health state and trajectory;
• apply these methods to produce better health outcomes at more affordable costs.

This search in computational healthcare is one of several INHealth-related searches that will recruit new Bloomberg Distinguished Professors to drive progress. These professors will also benefit from the University’s strategic initiative in The Science of Learning, and the Whiting School of Engineering research thrust in Leveraging Data to Knowledge. Two other INHealth-related searches are underway in the health information sciences domain (statistical genomics and health informatics).

Bloomberg Distinguished Professors will hold formal tenured appointments in departments of two or more schools of the University, and will participate fully in the research, teaching, and service missions of their departments, including undergraduate and graduate education. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Whiting School of Engineering are partners in this computational healthcare search. Supporting departments include: the Department of Computer Science in the Whiting School of Engineering; and the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, and Radiology in the School of Medicine. The primary academic appointment in the Whiting School of Engineering will be in the Department of Computer Science. The ideal candidate will satisfy the following criteria: international reputation and major research and teaching accomplishments in both computing- and health-related fields such as biomedical informatics, computer science, data-intensive science, statistics, machine learning, computational modeling; track record of translating computational approaches into clinical applications within academic health centers or other health care delivery systems; strong record of extramural funding.

Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae as a single PDF to Stephanie Steele, Search Coordinator, The Johns Hopkins Institute for Computational Medicine, ssteele@jhu.edu. Applications should be received no later than April 30, 2014.

Additional information is available online.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty, strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, and is an EEO/AA employer.

 

LECTURER
The Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University seeks highly qualified candidates for a full-time teaching position. This is a career-oriented, renewable appointment that is responsible for developing and delivering courses primarily to undergraduate students both within and outside the major. Teaching faculty are also encouraged to engage in departmental and university service and may have advising responsibilities. Opportunities to teach graduate level courses may also be available, depending on the candidate's background. Extensive grading support is given to all instructors. The university has instituted a non-tenure track career path for full-time teaching faculty culminating in the rank of Teaching Professor. (For details see http://sites.jhu.edu/council/teachfac.html.)

Johns Hopkins is a private university well known for its commitment to academic excellence and research. The Computer Science department is one of nine academic departments in the Whiting School of Engineering. We are located in Baltimore, MD in close proximity to Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA. See the department website for additional information about the department, including undergraduate programs and current course descriptions.

Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching, and excellent communication skills. The Department is committed to building a diverse educational environment. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should apply using the online application. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

Questions should be directed to fsearch@cs.jhu.edu. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this website)
  • Anything else requested in the position description

FULL-TIME TEACHING FACULTY MEMBER

Johns Hopkins University seeks highly qualified candidates for a full-time teaching position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Johns Hopkins has recently instituted a new non-tenure track career path for full-time teaching faculty culminating in the rank of Teaching Professor. For details see http://sites.jhu.edu/council/teachfac.html.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and advising, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an advanced degree. Candidates should demonstrate strong evidence of effective teaching skills, and be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in electrical engineering and computer engineering at both the introductory and advanced levels. Ability to lead senior design courses, perhaps guided by prior industrial design experience, is also required. The ideal candidate would have a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related area, and documented teaching experience at the college or university level.

For full consideration, applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, a description of past work experience that is not teaching related, a brief description of senior design courses the candidate might like to develop, copies of recent teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. The search will remain open until the position is filled; however, for best consideration please apply before December 15, 2013.

Applicants should apply using the online application available at https://academicjobsonline.org. Questions should be directed to ecesearch@jhu.edu. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

Junior-Level Tenure-Track Faculty (This listing also is posted under Materials Science)

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a junior-level tenure-track faculty position, preferably in materials characterization. Areas of special interest include three-dimensional microstructural characterization, characterization of materials in situ in extreme environments, characterization across multiple length scales, and analysis of large microstructural data sets. Preference will be given to applicants at the assistant professor level but exceptionally qualified candidates at higher ranks will also be considered.

It is expected that a successful candidate for this position will become a member of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, a multidivisional institute devoted to advancing the fundamental science associated with materials and structures under extreme conditions. The institute includes strong collaborations with other universities, national labs and corporate affiliates, and currently houses two independent research centers.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, internationally recognized research program and to be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in materials science and engineering or a related field. Additional information about the department may be found at materials.jhu.edu.

All applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF document to materials@jhu.edu. Applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise and accomplishments of the applicant, a curriculum vita, short (two page) statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references. For full consideration applications should be received by January 3, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

 NO OPENINGS AT THIS TIME

Junior-Level Tenure-Track Faculty (This listing also is posted under HEMI)

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a junior-level tenure-track faculty position, preferably in materials characterization. Areas of special interest include three-dimensional microstructural characterization, characterization of materials in situ in extreme environments, characterization across multiple length scales, and analysis of large microstructural data sets. Preference will be given to applicants at the assistant professor level but exceptionally qualified candidates at higher ranks will also be considered.

It is expected that a successful candidate for this position will become a member of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, a multidivisional institute devoted to advancing the fundamental science associated with materials and structures under extreme conditions. The institute includes strong collaborations with other universities, national labs and corporate affiliates, and currently houses two independent research centers.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, internationally recognized research program and to be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in materials science and engineering or a related field. Additional information about the department may be found at materials.jhu.edu.

All applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF document to materials@jhu.edu. Applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise and accomplishments of the applicant, a curriculum vita, short (two page) statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references. For full consideration applications should be received by January 3, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

NO OPENINGS AT THIS TIME

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