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  • DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Whiting School of Engineering are seeking an exceptional individual to lead the Department of Biomedical Engineering who is dedicated to discovery and innovation in research and teaching and who demonstrates outstanding leadership abilities. The Department currently has 45 faculty, 238 graduate students and 26 postdocs, and nearly 500 undergraduates. In addition to its role in undergraduate, graduate and medical education, the Department of Biomedical Engineering conducts outstanding multidisciplinary research and teaching in diverse areas, ranging from genomics, biomedical imaging, incorporating new technologies in every modality, and multi-disciplinary collaboration with clinical experts to the broader integration of creating new knowledge and technology to new methods for measuring the expression of proteins in cells and tissues and mapping protein-protein interactions for learning about disease mechanisms. Additionally, the Department has considerable strength in emerging multidisciplinary areas that study the dynamics of medicine and biotechnology.

    The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent and will have academic credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor. The successful applicant must share the Department’s unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality and respect for and inclusion of individuals of diverse backgrounds.

    Applicants are requested to submit the following: curriculum vitae; letter of application; a statement of the applicant’s vision, administrative philosophy, leadership experiences and qualifications.

    Application materials should be sent either electronically (pdf format) or through the mail by July 1, 2016 to:

    Biomedical Engineering Search
    c/o Sheri Green
    Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering
    Wyman Park Building, 4th Floor
    3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD  21218
    Email: bmesearch@jhu.edu

    Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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  • Tenure-Track Faculty, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

    The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering seeks applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and across all areas of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Particular emphasis is at the junior level and in the areas of Engineering in Health and Disease, and Systems and Synthetic Biology; however all qualified applicants in all areas of chemical and biomolecular Engineering will be considered.

    The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering consists of 15 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and two senior lecturers. The undergraduate program has grown to >350 students, and the graduate program currently has 80 Ph.D. and 45 M.S. students and 25 postdoctoral fellows. ChemBE faculty members also lead the Center for Cell Dynamics and the Institute for NanoBioTechnology. More information about the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering can be found on the department website  and about the Whiting School of Engineering on the school website.

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, three recent publications, and complete contact information for at least three references.  Applications must be made online. Review of applications will begin in December 2015.  While candidates who complete their applications by December 1, 2015 will receive full consideration, the department will consider exceptional applicants at any time.

    The Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

    The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering are committed to building a diverse educational environment.

  • The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Civil Engineering seeks applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at all levels and across all areas of Civil Engineering. While particular emphasis is in the area of Structural Engineering, all qualified applicants in any area of Civil Engineering will be considered.

    The Department of Civil Engineering has 11 faculty whose research broadly covers the areas of Systems, Structures, and Mechanics of Materials. Current enrollments in the Department are approximately 50 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students, the majority of which are Ph.D. candidates. The department maintains laboratories and major facilities for research in structural engineering, geotechnical engineering and in computational mechanics. Strong links to JHU institutes and centers such as the Systems Institute, the Center for Integrated Structures-Materials Modeling and Simulation, the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, and the Cold-formed Steel Research Consortium expand the footprint of the Department both within and outside of the University. More information about the Department of Civil Engineering can be found on the Department’s website.  Qualifications and required materials can be found here.

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, three recent publications, and complete contact information for at least three references. Applications must be made online.

    Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Professor should enter names and contact information of at least three (3) references. Candidates applying for associate or full professor positions should not provide any information for references. Review of applications will begin in December 2015.  While candidates who complete their applications by January 1, 2015 will receive full consideration, the department will consider exceptional applicants at any time.

    In addition to this departmental search, several JHU institutes are seeking faculty applicants that may have intersecting interests with Civil Engineering: the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute is seeking applicants in the area of structures and/or materials in extreme environments, and the Systems Institute is seeking applicants for a joint appointment between the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Civil Engineering. Candidates interested in these positions should apply to the Civil Engineering search, and the search committee will nominate suitable candidates to the appropriate Institute.

    The Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

    The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Civil Engineering are committed to building a diverse educational environment.

  • The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Computer Science seeks applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and across all areas of computer science. Particular emphasis is at the junior level and in the areas of systems, distributed systems, networks, and system security, however, qualified applicants in all areas of computer science will be considered.

    The Department of Computer Science has 25 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 8 research and 3 teaching faculty members, 130 PhD students, 130 MSE/MSSI and 216 undergraduate students. We have several affiliated research centers and institutes including JHU Information Security Institute (JHUISI), Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES), Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR), Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP), Engineering in Healthcare and other labs and research groups. More information about the Department of Computer Science can be found at www.cs.jhu.edu.

    The Whiting School of Engineering comprises over 200 full time tenure-track, research, and teaching-track faculty in nine academic programs with a total annual research budget of over $100 million. Research partnerships with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Applied Physics Laboratory, Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences make the Whiting School of Engineering a unique research and educational environment. Student enrollment exceeds 1800 at the undergraduate level with over 1000 full time MS and PhD students. The Engineering for Professionals program enrolls over 2000 part time continuing education students and is the largest program of its kind in the country.

    Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriate field by the time their appointment begins. Candidates must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring and entrepreneurship in all areas. Applications at all levels will be considered. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, three recent publications, and complete contact information for at least three references.  Applications must be made on-line at AcademicJobsOnLine.  Review of applications will begin in December 2015.  While candidates who complete their applications by December 15, 2015 will receive full consideration, the department will consider exceptional applicants at any time.

    The Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

    The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Computer Science are committed to building a diverse educational environment.

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  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Dynamic Behavior of Materials and Structures

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of dynamic behavior of materials and structures. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, high strain rate, impact dynamics, wave propagation and shocks. Preference will be given to applicants at the assistant professor level, but exceptionally qualified candidates at all ranks will be considered.

    The successful candidate for this position will have a primary appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and be an integral member of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (hemi.jhu.edu), a multidivisional institute devoted to advancing the fundamental science associated with materials and structures under extreme conditions.

    The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or related fields, and is expected to establish a strong, independent, internationally recognized research program as well as contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate instruction. The candidate will continue a strong tradition of excellence in Mechanics and Materials at Johns Hopkins.

    All applications should be submitted electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4948. The application should include a brief cover letter describing the principal expertise and accomplishments of the applicant, a curriculum vita, 1 page teaching statement, 2-3 page statement of research including research directions and future plans, and two representative journal publications. Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Professor should enter names and contact information of at least three (3) references. Candidates applying for associate or full professor positions should not provide any information for references. The application package should be received by January 16, 2015 to ensure full consideration but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to Professor K.T. Ramesh (ramesh@jhu.edu).

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


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  • The newly created Mechanical Engineering Department Head position will be only the second in the Whiting School of Engineering, and the Dean and ME faculty are committed to providing the resources and support that will allow the Department to dramatically advance its mission. Moving the Departmental leadership from Chair of the Department to Head of the Department signifies the increased responsibility for achieving the Departmental aspirations described in this document and the increased scope of responsibility for faculty, staff, and students, financial resources, research and scholarship, and fund raising and alumni relations. The position offers a unique leadership opportunity and will require the majority of the individual’s time, energy, and commitment; the ability and willingness to make this commitment will be critical for advancement in the following areas.

    Expanding the overall research program of the Department is expected to be an important priority for the new Head. The Department Head’s role will include promoting research collaborations across the institution, developing incentive programs for new research endeavors, and recruiting, developing, and retaining faculty who will thrive in Hopkins’ rich intellectual and entrepreneurial research environment. The new Head will work to enhance and expand diversity at all levels in the department.

    Whiting attracts substantial numbers of the very best students at all levels and the Head will create opportunities for curricula review and development, work with leaders within the department to expand popular programs (bachelors and masters level offerings), and better link student experiences with future employment opportunities.

    Connections with industry can be further enhanced with greater attention on applications of discoveries. The new Head will work with the university’s technology commercialization program, faculty and students, and industry partners. S/he will also work closely with the school’s  Development and Alumni Affairs leaders to increase philanthropic support.

    Qualifications

    The new Head will be an exceptional and proven leader who can lead in a shared governance environment and inspire and collaborate with faculty, staff, and students. S/he will have a dossier that includes a strong track record of scholarship, teaching and evidence of a passionate commitment to research, discovery, and application. The new Head will have strong skills for mentoring junior faculty and will promote the interests of the entire department. Fundraising experience is preferred.

    Education and Qualifications:

    • An earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or related field, and a record deserving appointment as tenured full professor at the Johns Hopkins University;
    • Recognized leader in his/her respective field of engineering with a distinguished national and international reputation for research and education; appointment is expected to be at the level of tenured full Professor.
    • Excellent communication skills in both internal and external interactions;
    • A strong commitment to diversity at all levels among faculty, students, and staff, and
    • Three or more years of leadership experience within a complex research environment.

    The best candidates will also have many of the following capabilities, and personal attributes:

    • Strong budgetary and operational skills;
    • A collegial, problem-solving style based on personal integrity and ethics, professional confidence, and excellent relationship management skills;
    • Nuanced judgment and personal maturity; and
    • A participatory leadership style that models the values of service, initiative, and collaboration.

    For more information about Johns Hopkins University, the Whiting School of Engineering, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, view the full position listing here.

    Questions? Please contact Prof. Kevin Hemker, Search Committee Chair, at hemker@jhu.edu.

    Please send nominations and applications to:

    Nicholas Brill and Jennifer McDonough
    Brill Neumann Associates
    Email: JohnsHopkinsME@brillneumann.com

    The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering are committed to building a diverse educational environment, and women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans. Johns Hopkins University is a drug free, smoke free workplace.

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