School of Education, Clinical Faculty (MEHP), Promotion Track-Open Rank

Requisition #: A-51488-3

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: School of Education

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21218

Closing Date: 11/30/2018 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time

General Description

The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Education (SOE) invites applications for a promotion- track, open rank faculty position in health professions education. Applications will be accepted immediately for start date as soon as possible. The successful candidate will have responsibility to advance scholarship and teach in the Johns Hopkins University Master of Education in the Health Professions (MEHP) program, an online program that has been in existence for seven years.


The JHU MEHP is designed to prepare advanced degree health professions educators to be leaders and change agents who transform health professions education across the globe. This interprofessional partnership of five Hopkins Schools – the Schools of Education, Medicine, and Nursing, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Carey Business Schools - is housed in the School of Education. Faculty from the five schools collaboratively developed the program and model interprofessional collaborative teaching in the online courses and experiences.


The School of Education is building faculty capacity in methodology or content to support professionals committed to the advancement of health professions education. MEHP fellows examine learning theories, adult development, hypotheses-based teaching, and effective assessments. They acquire educational research skills, and explore leadership theories and practices to create innovative solutions to the rapidly evolving complex challenges facing health professions educators. Furthermore they gain competence in framing these experiences into scholarship agendas that support career advancement.


Interprofessional faculty teams engage with classes of advanced professionals from medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy, dentistry, and the allied health professions to examine and advance health professions education. . Faculty support MEHP fellows in their acquisition and development of knowledge, skills, and dispositions required for them to be evidence-based teachers, productive educational researchers/scholars, and transformational educational leaders/innovators.


This position will be a full-time, clinical faculty position (largest percentage of effort on teaching and administration and a smaller percentage on research). The faculty member will report to the director of the MEHP and will work with -time faculty each from the five partner schools, and a cadre of highly committed part-time faculty representing various health disciplines. The position will be supported by an instructional designer, a program administrator, and an additional support person.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Education is hiring a:

Health Professions Education Faculty Member (open rank): The MEHP seeks an educator with practical experience, research interests, leadership experience, and teaching expertise aligned with health professions education.



Candidates must have a doctorate in a health profession, health professions education, higher education or professional education, educational research/methods, or related field at time of appointment. Applicants should provide evidence of the following competencies and interests:

  1. Evidence of strong potential for excellence in teaching professionals at the graduate level
  2. Evidence of scholarship in health professions education, educational research methods, or related area with potential for excellence in scholarship in health professions education

(3) Expertise in educational research, educational leadership, and/or health professions education in medicine, nursing, public health, and/or allied health

(4)  Demonstrated experience on interest in teaching online

(5)  Experience or interest in team teaching

(6)  Experience and skill to mentor and advise fellows

(7)  Demonstrated experience in assisting with the administration of an academic program

(8)  Experience in and commitment to interprofessional collaboration and intra-professional collaboration

(9)  Expertise in educational research methods, program evaluation, and/or a specific health professions content area, program evaluation/ research methodology (qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods) appropriate for health professions education projects/research/grant applications

(10)  Demonstrated commitment to the success and connectedness of the MEHP fellows and its broader alumni community

(11) Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to the health professions educator community

The ideal candidate will be passionate about and committed to a scholarly approach to health professions education as the means to transform health professions education benefit the quality of patient care. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage with faculty in the five partner schools.


Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Position rank will be determined upon the qualifications of the successful applicant. To apply,  submit a cover letter stating interest, specifying the position and qualifications and expertise in the stated areas; current curriculum vitae; educational philosophy with particular focus on health professions education in the online environment and on advising health professions educators; and contact information for three professional reference.

Inquiries regarding the application process should be directed to Connie Kinsley, Director of Human Resources at Inquiries regarding position expectations can be directed to the MEHP Administrator Margaret Shamer ( or the MEHP Program Director, Toni Ungaretti (


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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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