Biomedical Data Science Lecturer

Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 3, 2022

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a teaching track faculty position. The faculty member will instruct and help develop new educational programs within the department's undergraduate and graduate programs in biomedical data science.

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering is the #1 Biomedical Engineering program in the nation, as ranked by US News & World Report. Biomedical data science is an emerging major research and educational focus area of the department, and the recruited lecturer will assist with teaching existing and new courses in this area. This focus area will train undergraduate, masters and graduate students in core principles of data science and their applications in biomedical science and medicine. This lecturer will be expected to play a major role in both developing and delivering this curriculum.


Candidates should have a PhD degree in a related engineering discipline such as applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, computer science, or electrical and computer engineering. They should also have research experience in biomedical data science. Teaching experience is also required, either in the form of formal education in an academic setting or mentorship and talent development in an industrial setting.

Specific responsibilities include: 1) contributing to the development and teaching of an undergraduate Biomedical Data Science course, 2) contributing to the development and teaching of a graduate-level Advanced Biomedical Data Science course; and 3) creating partnerships with clinicians and other biomedical researchers that advance the research and education mission.

Application Instructions

Applications are to be submitted online at . The electronic applications should include: cover letter; CV; statement of teaching philosophy; teaching statement or mentoring portfolio; biomedical data science research portfolio; and names and email addresses of at least three references.

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled, and candidates are encouraged to apply soon.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

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