Each summer, the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences hosts summer programs for pre-college students. Our programs and courses provide opportunities for talented and motivated high school students to learn more about a subject area of their interest and earn academic credit. Students learn from experts in the field, gain hands-on learning experience through classroom and lab activities, and participate in unique educational off-site visits.
The Johns Hopkins University Office of Summer and Intersession Programs is seeking dynamic instructors to lead pre-college students through a path of discovery in the field of Medicine this summer: JHU Summer Programs- Intensive.
The Intensive program is a full-day, one academic credit offering that provides students with exposure to the multifaceted world of Medicine. The curriculum is rigorous; students are engaged in academic exercises Monday-Friday from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The course is expected to enroll approximately 22-25 students.
Duties & Responsibilities
Instructors are responsible for:
contacting guest speakers, recruiting/training TA, arranging off-site visits for the program and lab time;
maintaining a Blackboard site to provide and disseminate program materials (if applicable);
identifying pre-arrival readings (if applicable);
attending and overseeing all course events and activities;
provide timely feedback to students on coursework and progress;
suggest improvements to course; and
monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives
The instructor works directly with the Office of Summer and Intersession Programs to ensure the delivery of resources for all program logistics. The instructor also receives support from additional program staff.
Candidates for the position must have a demonstrated knowledge and expertise in teaching in one or more of the following areas:
Introduction of immunology
Skin and wound
Circulatory and respiratory system
Preparation for medical school
Metabolism and homeostasis
Cell signaling and cancer
Session I: June 22-July 3
Session II: July 6-July 17
Session III: July 20-July 31
*Instructors are welcome to teach 1+sessions
Sample of workday schedule
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Lectures/ in-classroom activities/ labs
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch/break
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Hands-on medical training at simulation center/ guest speakers/ site visits/ panel discussion
High School teaching experience preferred
Knowledge of Johns Hopkins University is helpful
Work experience in the field of Medicine
All Instructors in the pre-college programs must attend the required orientation session and successfully complete a background check.
All interested and qualified parties please send an electronic copy of a cover letter, and CV or resume to: Andrea Abiamiri at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: A-74884-3
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.