Assistant Professor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University

United States


Assistant Professor of Medicine

Requisition #: A-129881-3

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: School of Medicine

Department/Program: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21218

Closing Date: 11/01/2023 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time

General Description

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Our department is in the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences, which unites 9 departments dedicated to fundamental research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. We are looking for a candidate who will complement our faculty ( working on mechanistic approaches to fundamental problems in biology.

As a department committed to diversity and inclusivity, we actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in science. We offer a supportive and collaborative environment with active mentoring, generous start-up packages, and access to state of the art technology. We are primarily seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position. However, outstanding candidates at other levels will also be considered.

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following materials to Interfolio:

1. Curriculum vitae (links to BioRxiv manuscripts are welcome).

2. Philosophy, past contributions, and future plans for your role as a mentor and
colleague in a diverse and inclusive community (one page).

3. Research Vision - One paragraph (up to 350 words) summarizing the guiding
vision for your future research program.

4. Research Program (3-5 pages).

5. Two most significant publications including a short statement (100-150 words) for each, describing significance and impact.

Additionally, please arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation uploaded to Interfolio by your referees.

All materials should be received by November 1, 2023.

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