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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Faculty Openings


The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) at the Bloomberg School of Public Health of Johns Hopkins University invites applications for tenure-track faculty, preferably at the Assistant Professor level. We are looking to hire three (3) candidates for this posting.      

How to apply

Interested applicants should upload their Curriculum Vitae, brief summary of past and future research interests (no more than 3 pages), and history of research funding support (if applicable) by December 1, 2019 to Letters of reference will be requested prior to scheduled interviews.  Please note, to achieve efficiency of review and fairness to all applicants, we will not review incomplete applications. 

We seek exceptional candidates with a demonstrated ability to study the cellular, molecular and biochemical underpinnings of problems with major public health relevance. Areas of highest priority for this search include candidates with a strong background in cancer biology, with a focus on tumor microenvironment, host response, and the metastatic process. Applicants interested in fundamental cellular and molecular mechanisms that may apply to cancer biology, including immunology, stem cell biology, stress response biology, and DNA repair or other quality control mechanisms are also encouraged to apply.

The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.


The mandate of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is to further basic science knowledge that is relevant to public health and to the core mission of our home, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). In keeping with the inspiring vision of JHSPH, we seek knowledge at the cellular and molecular level that can protect health and save lives—millions at a time. The department also has a strong commitment to educating and training the next generation of leaders in the biomedical sciences through its PhD and master’s degree programs. Information about the department’s research can be found here.

All inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Fengyi Wan, Chair of the Search Committee or Dr. Ashani Weeraratna, Chair, BMB by emailing

We actively encourage applications from women and minority candidates. 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.