ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN ENTERIC DISEASE RESEARCH

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN
ENTERIC DISEASE RESEARCH

PROGRAM IN GLOBAL DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL HEALTH
JOHNS HOPKINS BLOOMBERG SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BALTIMORE, MD USA
The Department of International Health seeks a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor 
specializing in enteric diseases and vaccine research. The successful candidate will be based in 
the Global Disease Epidemiology and Control (GDEC) program of the Department of International 
Health. Responsibilities include contributing to ongoing research as well as maintaining an 
independent program of externally funded research, graduate-level teaching, and participation in 
university service activities. The successful candidate will join a diverse group of faculty with 
broad expertise in control of important infectious diseases, including enteric diseases and in 
vaccines, including faculty in the Center for Immunization Research, the Institute for Vaccine 
Safety, and the International Vaccine Access Center.

Required skills and experience:

1.      Expertise in aspects of enteric diseases including but not limited to:
•             Diagnosis and pathogenesis
•             Epidemiology or molecular epidemiology
•             Immunology including systems biology
•             Vaccine development and evaluation
•             Field based evaluations of interventions targeting enteric infections
•             Antimicrobial use and resistance
2.      Ability to be an effective teacher, advisor and mentor, as evidenced by communication 
skills, clear expression of ideas and demonstrated commitment to teaching, mentoring and advising 
students.
3.      A successful track record of publishing in peer-review journals and with the potential to 
successfully compete for external research funds.
4.      Experience in the conduct of research in low- and middle-income countries and in 
multidisciplinary collaborations will be viewed favorably. Collaboration with established field 
sites and prior experience supervising students working in the field will also be viewed favorably.

Educational Background:
PhD, ScD or DrPH in public health, microbiology, immunology, or related field with necessary 
research in enteric diseases or medical degree with related research experience.

Other:
The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the 
basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, 
disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The 
University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. 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.

We will begin reviewing applications on April 30, 2022, recruitment will continue until the 
position is filled.

Applicants should apply directly to  http://apply.interfolio.com/103400 and include a statement of 
interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references. Applications should also include a 
statement of demonstrated commitment to the principles of inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, and 
equity (IDARE) in scholarship, teaching, policy, and practice, and ways to continue to uplift these 
principles as a member of the Bloomberg faculty.