Director

Requisition #: A-72716-4

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Bloomberg School of Public Health

Department/Program: W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21205

Closing Date: Open until filled

General Description

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invite applications for a Director's position for their new Lyme and Tick-borne Disease Institute for Research and Education. This faculty position with tenure track will have an appointment in the W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. 

The Director will be expected to recruit new faculty whose research is focused on Lyme and Tick-borne diseases, to expand and coordinate existing institutional research efforts, and to maintain their own vibrant research program. The Institute will house a tick-rearing facility capable of accommodating BLS2 and BLS3 microorganisms and take advantage of existing laboratory and research-based projects focused on vector borne diseases. The goal of this position is to spearhead innovative basic and applied research that will lead to the control of these important diseases. 

The Bloomberg School of Public Health is the #1 ranked school of public health and is the largest school of public health in the country. The W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology has more than 50 full-time faculty offering interdisciplinary research with many collaborative programs with scientists.

Qualifications

The Director must have a doctoral degree and an established record of research and education in Lyme or other tick-borne diseases although we will also consider individuals with interest in the problem who have outstanding records of research in microbiology, immunology or tick biology.

Application Instructions

The search committee for this position expects to review applications in April, and thus application materials should be submitted by March 31, 2020. Johns Hopkins is committed to excellence and to finding candidates who are the right fit for this interdisciplinary environment. The position will remain open until the appropriate candidate is identified.  

Applicants for the position should submit a cover letter and current CV to Interfolio, which is the University's secure online search platform. Cover letters should be addressed to Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D. Please direct all questions about this search to Ms. Lisa Walborn, Administrator for the W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology at 410-955-3457 or lwalbor1@jhu.edu. 

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/72716

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