Tenure Track Faculty Position Global Health Security
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: A-106680-4
The?Department of Environmental Health and Engineering in?the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for?a full-time, tenure track?research and teaching?faculty position. We are seeking?applicants?with specific expertise in?domestic and global health security, especially concerning high-consequence health security threats that could lead to pandemics or other large scale biological disasters. Strong applicants will have expertise in a subject area within health security, such as: international organizations and treaty mechanisms aimed at protecting peoples' health from naturally occurring, deliberately caused, or accidentally released high-consequence pathogens; science and technology developments that could mitigate the effects of a globally catastrophic biological threat; national security implications of emerging developments in biotechnology; prevention of bioweapons use; preventing or mitigating health effects threatened by climate change; and prevention or response to natural biological events such as zoonotic spillover or emergence/re-emergence in human populations due to pathogen evolution. Strong applicants will have both research and teaching expertise in environmental health?sciences in these areas.??
Qualified applicants must hold a PhD, DrPH, JD, MD, DVM/VMD, or equivalent degree in public health, biology, biochemistry or related life science disciplines, and/or international health law. Candidates with long-standing interest and experience in pandemic preparedness for potentially catastrophic outbreaks are encouraged to apply. Candidates at all appointment levels are encouraged to apply, but preference will be for candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels.
Successful applicants will demonstrate: a solid record of scholarship and extramurally-funded research commensurate with rank; strong skills to contribute to advancing their field and teaching; notable contributions to health security practice; a commitment to addressing the challenge in their identified area. Candidate(s) will also be expected to be active contributors to the educational mission of the Department, and should have experience in teaching, mentoring and advising students at the graduate level. The ideal candidate will utilize innovative approaches to advance international and national mechanisms for infectious disease pandemic prevention, detection, response, or recovery. The candidate should enjoy working in a highly interdisciplinary team environment. Candidates should also be committed to fostering principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout their research, teaching, and mentoring activities.
The Department of Environmental Health and Engineering strives to utilize fundamental science conducted at the interface of environmental health sciences and engineering to protect the health of the environment and people.The Department offers excellent opportunities for cross cutting interdisciplinary research in areas including health security, climate change, environmental epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, toxicology, physiology and risk assessment for susceptibility to environmental diseases. Excellent collaboration opportunities exist within the Department and throughout the top ranked Schools of Public Health, Engineering and Medicine.?Please visit our?departmental?website?at?https://ehe.jhu.edu/
We will begin reviewing applications on JUNE 6, 2022 and continue with submissions received on or before JUNE 20, 2022. Applications must be submitted using Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/106680 and include: Cover letter addressed to Gigi Gronvall, PhD, Search Committee Chair; Curriculum vitae; a statement outlining research and teaching interests; and names and contact information of three references. In addition, applications should include a statement of demonstrated commitment to the principles of inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, and equity (IDARE) in scholarship, teaching, policy, and practice, and ways to continue to uplift these principles as a member of the Bloomberg faculty.
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