Bioethics and Health Policy Faculty Position 2021

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invite applications for a full-time faculty position in bioethics and health policy with a focus on ethics of research, particularly research with human participants. This is a full-time faculty position with tenure or on the tenure track with an appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management and a core faculty affiliation in the JHU Berman Institute of Bioethics. The successful candidate will work closely with the university’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and Human Research Protection Program. While the position is open to all career stages, we encourage applications from mid-level faculty in particular.

Applicants should have a PhD, JD, MD or equivalent graduate degree with the potential for or a demonstrated record of distinguished scholarship at the intersection of bioethics and health policy including a track record of research and scholarship in research ethics and demonstrated ability to perform IRB service. An interest in graduate-level mentoring and teaching in foundational and applied bioethics in a health policy context is required. Successful applicants will have a role in advising doctoral students in the bioethics concentration of the health policy PhD program. Ideal candidates will have a track record of peer-reviewed publication and demonstrated capabilities in developing and carrying out an externally-funded research program.

Successful applicants will join thriving communities of scholars within the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management. The Berman Institute of Bioethics is one of the largest and most highly regarded bioethics programs in the world with 45 faculty whose backgrounds include public health, health policy, philosophy, medicine, nursing, social science, biomedical science, and law. Faculty of the Berman Institute have appointments in five schools of the University – Public Health, Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and the School of Advanced International Studies. The Bloomberg School of Public Health is the #1 ranked school of public health and is the largest school of public health in the country. The Department of Health Policy and Management has more than 75 full-time faculty offering masters and doctoral programs in diverse areas including health services research, health and social policy, health economics, health policy and bioethics and health leadership and management. The Department is home to 15 Centers and Institutes focused on addressing a range of public health challenges.

Application materials should be submitted by March 15, 2021. Johns Hopkins is committed to excellence and to finding candidates who are the right fit for this interdisciplinary environment. Should either position not be filled on this initial review, the positions will remain open until the appropriate candidates are identified.

Applicants for the position should submit a cover letter and current CV. Cover letters should be addressed to Brendan Saloner, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee. Please direct all questions about this search to Ms. Nicole Moseley, Sr. Administrative Coordinator, , or Mrs. Jamey M.H. Longden, Sr. Administrative Coordinator, .

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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