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Assistant Scientist Openings
Positions to begin spring or summer 2019
Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Applications Due:  Open until filled, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and those received by December 15, 2018 will receive priority.

We are seeking one to two non-tenure track Assistant Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH) to work on rapid-cycle evaluation of innovative policy strategies to address the opioid crisis. The initiative will take place in multiple states and involve a variety of strategies focused on prevention, access to treatment, and harm reduction, working with other partner organizations. Assistant Scientists will work with an evaluation and modeling team at JHBSPH led by Professor Elizabeth Stuart and Assistant Professor Brendan Saloner.

  1. Process/implementation evaluations
  2. Secondary data analysis (of existing surveys and administrative data)
  3. Primary data collection of high risk populations
  4. Simulation modeling.

We are interested in individuals with expertise in research methods, mental health and substance use research, and/or health policy research. Successful candidates will also have an interest in working at the interface of research and practice and with a focus on generating rigorous peer-reviewed research products. Individuals hired will have appointments within the Department of Health Policy and Management and will work within other related initiatives at the School, including the Bloomberg American Health Initiative and the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research.

The successful candidate for the assistant scientist position will have completed a PhD or equivalent degree in public health, psychology, sociology, statistics, economics or related fields. Additionally, the successful assistant scientist should have either a track record or demonstrated potential in these areas:

  1. Self-directed, independent work in the area of study development and policy evaluation, including the ability to develop study protocols, direct and conduct data analysis, and interpret study findings.
  2. Original scholarship in substance use/addiction policy that includes the implementation of quantitative or qualitative methods.
  3. Substantial track-record publishing study findings in peer-reviewed journals.
  4. Management of regulatory approvals, amendments, and annual progress reports for each study in accordance with local IRB and sponsor IRB policies.
  5. Project management including directing other team members and developing organizational protocols to ensure progress is made on key deliverables.
  6. The ability to provide technical assistance to collaborating community organizations (especially non-research entities working in prevention, treatment, and harm reduction).

The successful candidate will be asked to travel to meet with collaborating organizations and to present study findings at scientific meetings and conferences.

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To apply, please send the following to the attention of the project Directors, Drs. Brendan Saloner (bsaloner@jhu.edu) and Elizabeth Stuart (estuart@jhu.edu):

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 these goals are encouraged to apply.


Bioethics and Health Policy Faculty Position
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invite applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position with a focus on bioethics and health policy (open rank). This tenure-track faculty member will have an academic appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management and will be a core faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

Applicants for this tenure track position should have a PhD, JD, MD or equivalent graduate degree with a strong background in bioethics, a strong commitment to public health, and the potential for or a demonstrated record of distinguished scholarship in bioethics and health policy. A strong interest in graduate-level advising, mentoring, and teaching in foundational and applied bioethics in a policy context is required. The ideal candidate will have a track record of peer-reviewed publication and demonstrated capabilities and/or potential in developing an externally-funded research program. Applicants with strong training in empirical (quantitative and/or qualitative) social science research are particularly encouraged to apply. Depending on the candidate, a linkage with other departments in the University is possible. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful applicant will join thriving communities of scholars both within the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Health Policy and Management. The johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is one of the largest bioethics programs in the world and includes scholars with backgrounds in public health, philosophy, medicine, nursing, social science, biomedical science, and law, with active portfolios of scholarship, teaching, and service in clinical ethics, ethics and science, research ethics and global bioethics, as well as ethics and public health and health policy. Faculty of the Berman Institute have appointments in five schools of the University -- Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Public Health, Nursing and the School of Advanced International Studies. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is the #1 ranked school of public health according to U.S. News and World Report and is the largest school of public health in the country. The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is a large department with 70 full-time faculty offering training at the masters and doctoral levels in diverse areas such as health services research, health and public policy, health economics, health policy and bioethics, health leadership and management, and social policy. The Department is home to 15 Centers and Institutes focused on a range of public health issues including health disparities, gun policy, public health law, mental health and addiction policy, injury prevention, population health informatics, and others; most faculty and students in Health Policy and Management focus their scholarship on domestic (U.S.) issues.

The position will close on November 1, 2018, and all materials must be received by this date. Applicants for the position should submit a cover letter and current CV to Interfolio, which is the University's secure online search platform http://apply.interfolio.com/54262. Cover letters should be addressed to Nancy Kass, ScD and Brendan Saloner, Ph.D., Co-Chairs of the Search Committee. Please direct all questions about this search to Ms. Michelle Ward, Senior Administrative Coordinator for the Department of Health Policy and Management, at 410-955-3625 or mward39@jhu.edu. 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.


Tenure-track Position in Health Policy Statistics
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a full-time, 12-month faculty position for a policy-oriented statistician (open rank; Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Applicants for this tenure track position should have a Ph.D. with graduate training in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field and an interest in the development and application of statistical methods to health policy and/or health services research. A strong interest in graduate-level advising, mentoring, and teaching in applied statistics in a policy context is required. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated capabilities and/or potential in developing an externally-funded research program and a track record of peer-reviewed publication. A close linkage with the School's Department of Biostatistics is envisioned by both departments. Linkages with other Departments are also possible depending on candidate background and interests. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is a large department with nearly 70 full-time faculty offering training at the masters and doctoral levels in a diverse spectrum of areas as health services research, health and public policy, health economics, bioethics, health leadership and management, and social policy. The Department is home to 15 Centers and Institutes focused on a range of public health issues including health disparities, gun policy, public health law, mental health and addiction policy, injury prevention, population health informatics, and others. The Department's faculty work closely with faculty and students from across the School of Public Health, including the top-ranked Department of Biostatistics.

This position will close on November 15, 2018, and all materials must be received by this date. Applicants for the position should submit a cover letter, current CV, three names of references, and two publication reprints or manuscripts that exemplify the applicant's work to Interfolio, which is the University's secure online search platform http://apply.interfolio.com/54275. Cover letters should be addressed to Elizabeth Stuart, Ph.D. and Lainie Rutkow, Ph.D., J.D., Co-Chairs of the Search Committee. Please direct all questions about this search to Ms. Michelle Ward, Senior Administrative Coordinator for the Department of Health Policy and Management, at 410-955-3625 or mward39@jhu.edu.

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.