Academic/Faculty, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Public Policy/Public Administration
The Department of Epidemiology of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates should possess a solid epidemiologic foundation to contribute to both the research and teaching missions of the Department. 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 Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health.Â Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.
The Department of Epidemiology is one of the oldest and largest in the world, with over 170 departmental doctoral and master's students directed by more than 125 full-time faculty members. The Institution has a strong research infrastructure and commitment to conduct both observational and experimental research. The Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health was established in 2018 as an interdisciplinary center of excellence sponsored by the Schools of Public Health and Medicine. This unique Center is currently conducting observational, cohort studies, and a large randomized controlled trial of hearing loss, dementia, and related issues among the elderly in Washington County, Maryland. Current epidemiologic work includes cognition/brain aging, health economic outcomes, epidemiology of hearing loss and risks, community-based solutions to hearing care provision, enhancing patient-provider communication in health care settings, and over-the-counter hearing technologies. Additional information about the research and educational programs of the Cochlear Center is available online: https://jhucochlearcenter.org
Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in either epidemiology, medicine, audiology, or a related scientific discipline with graduate training in epidemiology; have demonstrated original scholarship in epidemiologic research; possess excellent written andÂ communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewedÂ publications, grants, and 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 sensory loss (predominately hearing loss but also visual loss) are encouraged to apply.
-doctoral degree in either epidemiology, medicine, audiology, or a related scientificÂ discipline with graduate training in epidemiology
-have demonstrated original scholarship in epidemiologic research
-possess excellent written and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications,Â Â grants,Â and presentations at professional meetings
-demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain external research funding
-have a strong interest in teaching classes and mentoring students
-individuals with interests in sensory loss (predominately hearing loss, but also visual loss) areÂ Â 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
Inquiries for further information can be directed to Dr. Josef Coresh, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.Â The application deadline is May 31, 2019.
Internal Number: A-61159-4
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