Skip Navigation


Faculty Openings

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in HIV/AIDS as the B. Frank and Kathleen Polk Professor of Epidemiology.  This Professorship is an endowment to support an Assistant Professor in infectious disease epidemiology for a three-year term.  

Applicants should have a doctorate in epidemiology or a closely related terminal degree.

The candidate appointed to this position will have primary training in epidemiological methods with a content area focus that includes HIV/AIDS and associated infections. Specific areas of interest include the intersection of injection drug use and HIV, and associations between HIV and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). We seek an early-stage investigator who could develop a collaborative and dynamic research portfolio by integrating and developing new research within existing HIV/AIDS cohort studies in the Department. Key attributes include a strong track record of publication, willingness to work as part of an interdisciplinary research team across departmental tracks, experience in teaching core epidemiological methods, and preferably methodological expertise.
The candidate must be committed to advising graduate students and mentoring post-doctoral fellows. Relevant publications, early career grant funding, and classroom teaching and mentoring experience is desirable. Experience in multidisciplinary collaboration is a plus.

The Department of Epidemiology is one of the oldest and largest departments of epidemiology in the world, with over 200 doctoral and master’s students and post-doctoral fellows and a diverse research program directed by 125+ faculty.

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and the names of three references by June 1, 2016 to:

David D. Celentano, ScD, MHS
Charles Armstrong Chair and Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 North Wolfe Street, Suite W6041
Baltimore, MD 21205 USA

Or electronically to:

Inquiries for further information should be directed to Dr. Shruti Mehta, Search Committee Chair, at Links of interest include the Department's website and a news release.

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.