Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of International Health seeks a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor specializing in enteric diseases and vaccine research. The successful candidate will be based in the Global Disease Epidemiology and Control (GDEC) program of the Department of International Health. Responsibilities include contributing to ongoing research as well as maintaining an independent program of externally funded research, graduate-level teaching, and participation in university service activities. The successful candidate will join a diverse group of faculty with broad expertise in control of important infectious diseases, including enteric diseases and in vaccines, including faculty in the Center for Immunization Research, the Institute for Vaccine Safety, and the International Vaccine Access Center.

Required skills and experience:

  1. Expertise in aspects of enteric diseases including but not limited to:
  • Diagnosis and pathogenesis
  • Epidemiology or molecular epidemiology
  • Immunology including systems biology
  • Vaccine development and evaluation
  • Field based evaluations of interventions targeting enteric infections
  • Antimicrobial use and resistance
  1. Ability to be an effective teacher, advisor and mentor, as evidenced by communication skills, clear expression of ideas and demonstrated commitment to teaching, mentoring and advising students.
  2. A successful track record of publishing in peer-review journals and with the potential to successfully compete for external research funds.
  3. Experience in the conduct of research in low- and middle-income countries and in multidisciplinary collaborations will be viewed favorably. Collaboration with established field sites and prior experience supervising students working in the field will also be viewed favorably.

Educational Background:

PhD, ScD or DrPH in public health, microbiology, immunology, or related field with necessary research in enteric diseases or medical degree with related research experience.

We will begin reviewing applications on April 15, 2022, recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should apply directly to and include a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references. Applications should also 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.

The Johns Hopkins University is a smoke-free environment and as such prohibits smoking in all facilities. The Johns Hopkins University is a drug-free workplace.

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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