Assistant/Associate Professor in Cardiovascular or Clinical Epidemiiology

Johns Hopking Bloomberg School of Public Health in Maryland

Deadline October 01, 2014
Date Posted August 20, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track position in cardiovascular or clinical epidemiology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates should possess  a  solid epidemiologic  foundation  to  co n t r i b u t e  t o  b o t h   t h e   r es ear ch   an d   t each i n g mi s s i o n s o f t h e D e p a r t me n t . Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program, teach classes in Epidemiology, and mentor graduate students. The candidate will be based in the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research.

 

The Department of Epidemiology is one of the oldest and largest in the world, with over 170 departmental doctoral and master students directed by more than 80 full-time faculty members. The Institution has a strong research infrastructure and commitment to conduct both observational and experimental research. The Welch  Center  was established in 1989 as an interdisciplinary center of excellence sponsored by the Schools of Public Health and Medicine. Welch Center faculty have several active research programs which provide outstanding opportunities  for  collaborative research in cardiovascular epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, and environmental epidemiology across a wide spectrum of study designs including observational studies, lifestyle intervention trials, and feeding studies.

 

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in epidemiology, a related scientific discipline, or medicine with graduate training in epidemiology; have demonstrated original scholarship in epidemiologic research; have interests in conducting both observational and experimental studies; possess excellent written and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, grants, and/or presentations at professional meetings; demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain external research funding; and have a strong interest in teaching classes and mentoring students. Individuals with interests in cardiovascular disease and kidney disease, particularly those with a focus on nutrition epidemiology and/or lifestyle interventions, are encouraged to apply.

 

Candidates should send a cover letter with a statement of research interests and accomplishments, curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

David D. Celentano, ScD, MHS Charles Armstrong Chair and Professor Department of Epidemiology

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 615 N. Wolfe Street, Suite W6041

Baltimore, MD 21205 USA

or electronically to facapps@jhu.edu

 

Inquiries for further information should be directed to Dr. Gail Daumit, Search Committee Chair, at gdaumit@jhmi.edu. The application deadline is Oct 1, 2014.

 

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. The Johns Hopkins University is a smoke-free environment and as such, prohibits smoking in all facilities. The Johns Hopkins University is a drug-free workplace.

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