Instructor, Medical School Intensive

Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 5, 2020

External Position Title: Instructor

Internal Position Title: Part-Time Lecturer

Program: Medical School Intensive

Starting Salary: $5,750 per session

Department name: Summer and Intersession Programs

School: Krieger School of Arts & Sciences

Location: Homewood Campus

Openings: Multiple positions available

Each summer, the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences hosts summer programs for pre-college students. Our programs and courses provide opportunities for talented and motivated high school students to learn more about a subject area of their interest and earn academic credit. Students learn from experts in the field, gain hands-on learning experience through classroom and lab activities, and participate in unique educational off-site visits.


The Johns Hopkins University Office of Summer and Intersession Programs is seeking dynamic instructors to lead pre-college students through a path of discovery in the field of Medicine this summer: JHU Summer Programs- Intensive .

The Intensive program is a full-day, one academic credit offering that provides students with exposure to the multifaceted world of Medicine. The curriculum is rigorous; students are engaged in academic exercises Monday-Friday from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The course is expected to enroll approximately 22-25 students.

Duties & Responsibilities

Instructors are responsible for:
  • contacting guest speakers, recruiting/training TA, arranging off-site visits for the program and lab time;
  • maintaining a Blackboard site to provide and disseminate program materials (if applicable);
  • identifying pre-arrival readings (if applicable);
  • delivering lectures;
  • attending and overseeing all course events and activities;
  • provide timely feedback to students on coursework and progress;
  • suggest improvements to course; and
  • monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives
The instructor works directly with the Office of Summer and Intersession Programs to ensure the delivery of resources for all program logistics. The instructor also receives support from additional program staff.

Candidates for the position must have a demonstrated knowledge and expertise in teaching in one or more of the following areas:
  • Organ systems
  • Introduction of immunology
  • Skin and wound
  • Circulatory and respiratory system
  • Preparation for medical school
  • Metabolism and homeostasis
  • Cell signaling and cancer
  • Biomedical research
Program Dates

Session I: June 22-July 3

Session II: July 6-July 17

Session III: July 20-July 31

*Instructors are welcome to teach 1+sessions

Sample of workday schedule

9:30 am – 12:00 pm Lectures/ in-classroom activities/ labs

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch/break

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Hands-on medical training at simulation center/ guest speakers/ site visits/ panel discussion

  • Master’s Degree
  • High School teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Johns Hopkins University is helpful
  • Work experience in the field of Medicine
Additional Information

All Instructors in the pre-college programs must attend the required orientation session and successfully complete a background check.

Application Instructions

All interested and qualified parties please send an electronic copy of a cover letter, and CV or resume to: Andrea Abiamiri at .

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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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.

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