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Tenure-track faculty position: Public Health Research into Mental Health

The Department of Mental Health of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level with experience and dedication to public health approaches to behavioral and mental health. Particular disciplines of high priority include psychiatric or neurological epidemiology, substance use, mental health policy and services, biostatistics and quantitative methods,  and global mental health.

The Department of Mental Health is the only department dedicated to mental health in a school of public health. We bring together leading researchers across multiple disciplines joined by their passion for understanding, preventing, and treating mental health and substance use disorders. Faculty, students and community health leaders in Mental Health are dedicated to educating the next generation of public health workers and scientists about the importance of mental health, the specific skills needed to address public mental health issues and the integration of mental and physical health. Department faculty conduct a range of research in a multi-disciplinary environment, collaborating with other departments in the School of Public Health, with the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, with the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, and with a number of local and state agencies.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in public health, psychology, sociology, social work, or a related discipline or an M.D. with public health experience.  Faculty are expected to teach and to develop externally-funded research.  Successful candidates will have a strong publication record or an exceptional potential to publish.               

Applications from minorities and women are actively encouraged. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

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.

Review of applicants will begin in the fall of 2016. Interested candidates should send a letter describing research and teaching interests, names and addresses of potential references, and a Curriculum Vitae through Interfolio at

Please click here for an applicant guide to submitting an application through Interfolio.

Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Dr. Daniele Fallin at