ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN ENTERIC DISEASE RESEARCH
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: A-103400-4
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:
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
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.
A successful track record of publishing in peer-review journals and with the potential to successfully compete for external research funds.
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.
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 http://apply.interfolio.com/103400 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.
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