Senior Faculty Position in Adolescent Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; open until filled.
The Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health (PFRH) of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking an outstanding leader in adolescent health for an appointment at the rank of Full or Associate Professor. This individual will serve as director of the Center for Adolescent Health (CAH), a CDC-funded Prevention Research Center (PRC) committed to promoting the transition of youth in Baltimore to healthy and productive adulthood, working in partnership with community agencies.
Individuals can come from any relevant discipline. Leadership characteristics sought include: a well-established and active record of scholarship and federally funded research; demonstrated commitment to improving adolescent health through community collaborative research; strong capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration; and experience mentoring junior faculty and graduate students and in teaching and education programs. The candidate needs excellent communication and interpersonal skills to foster collaboration between university and community partners, program planners and policy makers. Experience collaborating with state and local health departments is desirable. All areas of expertise related to adolescence are solicited. Particular areas of interest include sexual and reproductive health; nutrition, physical activity and obesity. International experience is desirable.
The CAH provides infrastructure support for an array of observational, intervention, evaluation and translational research conducted by faculty from a variety of departments across the university. Information about the Department and the Center can be found at http://www.jhsph.edu/dept/pfrh/; http://www.jhsph.edu/adolescenthealth/index.html.
The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. 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.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: