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Instructor/Assistant Professor, Clinical Anaplastologist

Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 15, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
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Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Art as Applied to Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine seeks an outstanding Clinical Anaplastologist to join the faculty, provide expert clinical care to the patients of the Johns Hopkins Facial Prosthetics Clinic , and teach in our Clinical Anaplastology Training and Graduate programs. The Instructor / Assistant Professor of Clinical Anaplastology will function as a tenure-track member of the faculty with demonstrated achievement in research, teaching, and professional service. Excellent opportunities exist for an energetic Clinical Anaplastologist with access to state of the art clinical and surgical facilities, research environments, and collaboration with faculty of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

This is an in-person position at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. A list of Technical Standards (Working Environment, Working Conditions, and Protective Devices) is available upon request.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Clinical Anaplastology – provide consultation and treatment of patients in need of facial, ocular, or somatic prostheses.
  • Teaching – provide course design and instruction, team teaching, curriculum development, student advising.
  • Administrative – serve on Clinical Anaplastology Admissions Committee and other committees within the department and institution.


  • Master’s degree or post-baccalaureate training in Anaplastology through a program listed on the BCCA website .
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the custom-design, production and fitting of facial, ocular and non-weight-bearing somatic prosthetic medical devices. See BCCA Scope of Practice for full definition of desired skillset.
  • Certified Clinical Anaplastologist (CCA) or certification in a related field by date of appointment or shortly thereafter.


  • 3 years Clinical Anaplastology or related work experience.
  • Specialization in ocular and somatic prostheses.
  • Knowledge of medical insurance coverage and billing.
  • Familiarity with EPIC medical record system.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Working knowledge or eagerness to learn digital software for 3D modeling, sculpting, scanning, and printing (i.e. C4D, ZBrush, Meshmixer, Artec Studio, PreForm).
  • Experience in writing successful grant applications.
  • Active membership in the International Anaplastology Association (IAA) or related professional development organizations which promote continued education and excellence in the profession.

Interested candidates should submit:

  • Cover letter describing what you can offer Hopkins’ students, faculty, patients, and your experience in patient care.
  • Teaching statement describing your teaching experience and philosophy.
  • CV including your education and professional and teaching experience.
  • Portfolio of 12-15 digital files representing clinical anaplastology work.
  • 3 professional references provided at time of application.

Applications and related materials are due by November 1st, 2021, via Interfolio submission. Review of applications will begin in November, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Carol Pfeffer (Administrative Program Coordinator) at

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

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

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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