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Assistant Scientist
Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted May 2021

Applications Due: The position will be open until filled.

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a research faculty position in the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, an interdisciplinary collaborative that conducts research, engages in the educational mission of the School, and translates discoveries into effective policies and practices to improve the quality of care and quality of life of persons with complex health needs and disabilities.  The Center focuses on challenges and opportunities associated with aging and disability that pertain to delivery and financing of affordable, accessible, high-quality health care and long-term services and supports. 

This position is open rank on the non-professorial track. A PhD is preferred. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position includes a combination of administrative, policy, and scholarly activities in coordination with investigators and staff from multiple departments and divisions across the University.

We welcome applications from those with knowledge and interests in aging and disability, strong written and communication skills, and experience with statistical software and data analysis to work closely with the Director and core faculty to advance the mission and strategic vision of the Center. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for a distinguished record of scholarship aligned with the agenda of the Lipitz Center.

The research faculty will work closely with the Director on policy- and practice-oriented sponsored research activities.  Administrative activities involve the coordination of efforts between the variety of research projects aligned with Center organizational goals. In addition to the opportunities for collaboration on various projects, activities include tracking multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached; managing budget and funding channels; maintaining organizational standards; and cultivating relationships with external partners to advance our impact through policy and practice. The position will additionally involve working closely with the leadership of an inter-disciplinary pre- and post-doctoral fellowship training program in Health Services and Outcomes Research for Aging Populations funded by the National Institute on Aging. 

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. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV. Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to submit recommendation letters. These items can be sent or emailed to:

Jennifer Wolff, PhD
Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professor
Director, Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care
Department of Health Policy and Management,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Assistant Scientist
Hopkins Business of Health Initiative
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted April 2021

Applications Due: The position will be open until filled.

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for two research faculty positions in the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative (HBHI). HBHI is a University-wide initiative integrating research, practice, and policy across Hopkins’ leading schools of business, public health, nursing, and medicine to advance the scholarship at Johns Hopkins University to understand health care inefficiencies and improve the productivity of the US health system.

This position is open rank on the non-professorial track. A PhD is preferred. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The positions include a combination of administrative and scholarly activities and requires coordination with investigators and staff from multiple departments and divisions across the University.

We welcome applications from those with expertise in the fields of health economics, health services research, health policy, or health care management. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for a distinguished record of scholarship aligned with the agenda of HBHI.

One position is an associate managing director where administrative activities involve the coordination of efforts between the variety of research projects aligned with HBHI organizational goals. In addition to the opportunities for collaboration on various projects, activities include tracking multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached; managing budget and funding channels; maintaining organizational standards; and cultivating relationships with external partners to advance our impact through policy and practice.

The second position is an associate data director with responsibilities to administrate the HBHI data hub, a university-wide data infrastructure and service center housing Medicare claims and, eventually, many other data resources and provide a platform for data-driven research collaborations. The role will have both operational and strategic responsibilities. Operational responsibilities will include managing data assets, processing data requests, monitoring data hub budget, and assisting junior investigators through trainings and preliminary data runs. Strategic responsibilities will include assisting with developing and implementing plans for growth and sustainability of the HBHI data hub and prioritizing purchases to grow data hub resources.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV. Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to submit recommendation letters. These items can be submitted online or sent to:

Daniel Polsky, PhD
Director, Hopkins Business of Health Initiative
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Policy
Department of Health Policy and Management,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Carey Business School

Research Coordinator
Department of Health Policy and Management 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted April 2021

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a research coordinator position. This is a faculty position on the non-professorial track. The successful candidate will work with faculty in the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) and the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy (CMAP) on projects related to Medicaid, social policy, the criminal legal system, applied bioethics, and mental health and substance use policy. 

Applicants for the position should have a Master’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g., MPP, MPH, MSPH). Priority will be given to applicants with demonstrated interest and experience related to health and social policy relevant to underserved populations.

Specific tasks of the research coordinator may include:

1.    Function independently and serve as a key contributor to all phases of study development and analysis
2.    Assist with the preparation of research study protocols, grant applications, and interfacing with the Institutional Review Board
3.    Provide ongoing study coordination and administration, including scheduling team meetings, taking notes, and drafting progress reports
4.    Collect qualitative data (e.g., semi-structured interviews) for research studies and outreach to research participants
5.    Participate in the analysis and interpretation of study results and drafting study reports and papers
6.    Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV. These items can be sent or emailed to:

Brendan Saloner, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
624 N Broadway, Room 344
Baltimore, MD 21231
bsaloner@jhu.edu

Bloomberg American Health Initiative
Professor of the Practice
Deadline: April 16

Posted March 2021

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking a Professor of the Practice for an endowed position with the Bloomberg American Health Initiative. Applicants should have substantial experience in one of these Initiative focus areas in the United States: 1) environmental challenges; 2) adolescent health; 3) obesity and the food system; and 4) violence. Applicants should also have considerable experience addressing health inequities and a strong commitment to addressing the impact of racism in their focus area.

To qualify as a Professor of the Practice, the applicant must be recognized as an influential leader in their field of public health practice. This position is appropriate for exceptional public health practitioners who have had a distinguished record of professional accomplishment including major impacts on the practice and advancement of public health. The candidate should provide exemplary expertise as evidenced by leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and policies aimed at advancing population health at the local, state, or national level. Evidence of sustained accomplishments and potential for continuing to substantially contribute to the School’s goals for advancing health should be evident. The candidate’s experience could come from a variety of practice situations, including government, nongovernmental organizations, community-based organizations, the private sector, or other enterprises.

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative aims to improve health and save lives in the United States through education, research, policy, and practice. Supported by a transformational $300 million gift from the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the More information about the Initiative and these focus areas is available in a special issue of Public Health Reports http://bit.ly/amhealth as well as at the Initiative’s website http://americanhealth.jhu.edu.

The successful applicant will have a primary appointment at the rank of Professor of the Practice in the department best aligned with his/her/their interests, and will be expected to contribute to the practice, service, research, and educational missions of the School. The Bloomberg American Health Initiative will provide an endowed position for the faculty member for 5 years, with the potential opportunity for renewal.

Johns Hopkins is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students; we encourage women and individuals from underrepresented minorities to apply.

Applications should be received no later than April 16, 2021. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to http://apply.interfolio.com/82156 . See below for CV guidance. Inquiries should be addressed to Ms. Susan Williams, Administrative Specialist, swilli94@jhu.edu or 410-955-3480.

Suggested CV Format; you may not have experience in all areas listed below.

  1. Education and training
  2. Professional experience
  3. Practice/leadership accomplishments (e.g., specific policy or programmatic outcomes and success due to your work)
  4. Fundraising: philanthropic, public, etc.
  5. Community engagement
  6. Honors and awards
  7. Publications/Reports
  8. Communication/Media
  9. Teaching and Training

Bloomberg American Health Initiative
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Deadline: March 15

Posted March 2021

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking up to four tenure track faculty of all ranks for endowed positions in the Bloomberg American Health Initiative. Applicants should have expertise in at least one of the Initiative’s focus areas in the United States: environmental challenges, adolescent health, obesity and the food system, and violence. In addition, this search seeks to identify at least one faculty member who is committed to researching and addressing the impact of racism on health.

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative aims to improve health and save lives in the United States through education, research, and practice. Supported by a transformational $300 million gift from the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Initiative is training a new generation of leaders from multiple sectors in the tools of public health, supporting research to generate new insights about what works, and championing innovative programs and policies that can become national models. Faculty members chosen through this search will participate in the leadership of these efforts. More information about the Initiative and these focus areas is available in a special issue of Public Health Reports at this site http://bit.ly/amhealth as well as at the Initiative’s website http://americanhealth.jhu.edu.

The faculty member(s) will have a primary appointment in the department best aligned with their interests and discipline, and rank will be commensurate with experience. Joint appointments are encouraged. Applicants should be trained at the doctoral level (e.g., PhD, DrPH, MD, JD) in any discipline relevant to the Initiative’s focus areas. Applicants may come from any theoretical or practical orientation and utilize quantitative, qualitative, or other methodologies as relevant to public health and the applicant’s focus area of expertise. A commitment to translation, dissemination, and practice is highly valued.

The search is open to all ranks. Successful applicants will demonstrate: a solid record of scholarship and extramurally-funded research commensurate with rank; strong skills to contribute to advancing their field and teaching; a commitment to addressing the challenge in their identified Initiative focus area; and strong capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration, leadership, and public health impact.

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative will provide an endowed position of 5 years (with the potential for renewal) for senior faculty and 3 years (without the expectation of renewal) for junior faculty for candidates chosen through this search.

Johns Hopkins is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students; we encourage women and individuals from underrepresented minorities to apply.

Applications should be received no later than March 15, 2021. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae at http://apply.interfolio.com/82155. Three references may be requested at a later date. Inquiries should be addressed to Ms. Susan Williams, Administrative Specialist, swilli94@jhu.edu or 410-955-3480.

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

Posted February 2021

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invite applications for a full-time faculty position in bioethics and health policy with a focus on ethics of research, particularly research with human participants. This is a full-time faculty position with tenure or on the tenure track with an appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management and a core faculty affiliation in the JHU Berman Institute of Bioethics. successful candidate will work closely with the university’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and Human Research Protection Program. While the position is open to all career stages, we encourage applications from mid-level faculty in particular.

Applicants should have a PhD, JD, MD or equivalent graduate degree with the potential for or a demonstrated record of distinguished scholarship at the intersection of bioethics and health policy including a track record of research and scholarship in research ethics and demonstrated ability to perform IRB service. An interest in graduate-level mentoring and teaching in foundational and applied bioethics in a health policy context is required. Successful applicants will have a role in advising doctoral students in the bioethics concentration of the health policy PhD program. Ideal candidates will have a track record of peer-reviewed publication and demonstrated capabilities in developing and carrying out an externally-funded research program.

Successful applicants will join thriving communities of scholars 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 Berman Institute of Bioethics is one of the largest and most highly regarded bioethics programs in the world with 45 faculty whose backgrounds include public health, health policy, philosophy, medicine, nursing, social science, biomedical science, and law. Faculty of the Berman Institute have appointments in five schools of the University – Public Health, Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and the School of Advanced International Studies. The Bloomberg School of Public Health is the #1 ranked school of public health and is the largest school of public health in the country. The Department of Health Policy and Management has more than 75 full-time faculty offering masters and doctoral programs in diverse areas including health services research, health and social policy, health economics, health policy and bioethics and health leadership and management. The Department is home to 15 Centers and Institutes focused on addressing a range of public health challenges.

Application materials should be submitted by March 15, 2021. Johns Hopkins is committed to excellence and to finding candidates who are the right fit for this interdisciplinary environment. Should either position not be filled on this initial review, the positions will remain open until the appropriate candidates are identified.

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/83839 . Cover letters should be addressed to Brendan Saloner, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee. Please direct all questions about this search to Ms. Nicole Moseley, Sr. Administrative Coordinator, nmosele2@jhu.edu, or Mrs. Jamey M.H. Longden, Sr. Administrative Coordinator, jhollow9@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.

Research Study Director
Major Extremity Trauma & Rehabilitation Consortium
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Applications Due: The position will be open until filled. 

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a research faculty position in clinical trial implementation. This position is open rank on the non-professorial track.  Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will serve as a core member of the  Coordinating Center for the Major Extremity Trauma and Rehabilitation Consortium (www.metrc.org), a Department of Defense funded multi-center collaboration of over 50 civilian and military trauma centers dedicated to conducting the research needed to improve outcomes of service members and civilians who sustain major limb trauma. METRC provides the platform for contributing to the science of conducting clinical research in a challenging patient population and treatment environment. The position includes a combination of administrative and scholarly activities and requires coordination with investigators and staff from multiple departments and institutions.

Applicants for the position should have a Master’s Degree or PhD with training and experience in the design and conduct of clinical research. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for a distinguished record of scholarship in clinical trials implementation and outcomes research more broadly.

The Research Study Director will manage and coordinate several multicenter clinical trials supported by METRC. Under the direction of the METRC Coordinating Center Director and Deputy Director Director(s), the Research Study Director is responsible for writing narratives for new grant submissions, developing research protocols, managing protocol committees, and overseeing site performance, study enrollment and follow-up, data analysis and communication  of results. 

More specifically, the Research Study Director will:

  1. Function independently and serve as a key contributor to study development and design for several multicenter studies.
  2. Lead development of study protocols and data collection forms. This involves providing oversight and coordination of protocol committee meetings, piloting data collection, and managing research staff within the coordinating center to deliver training on study procedures to research teams at participating clinical centers.
  3. Manage regulatory approvals, amendments, and annual progress reports for each study in accordance with local IRB and sponsor IRB policies.
  4. Design, review, interpret, and integrate data from reports on enrollment, follow-up, and data quality for assigned studies.
  5. Participate in the analysis and interpretation of study results and drafting study reports and papers.
  6. Provide on-going technical and scientific guidance to the research staff and participating centers.
  7. Serve on consortium working groups or committees as appropriate.
  8. Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV.  Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to submit recommendation letters.  These items can be sent or emailed to:

Renan Castillo, PhD
Deputy Director, Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
415 N Washington Street, Room 353
Baltimore, MD 21231
rcastil1@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.