Dr. Charles Armstrong Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for the Dr. Charles Armstrong Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology. The successful applicant will have an outstanding record of academic and research accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and administrative abilities, a public health perspective, an understanding of the current epidemiological landscape and future directions, a strong equity lens, and a compelling vision for the Department.

The Department of Epidemiology is an internationally renowned academic center focused on educating future epidemiologists and generating fundamental and transformative knowledge to improve public health. The Department’s scholarship is grounded in biological, social, and methodological frameworks to identify the causes of disease and targets for intervention to prevent or mitigate disease. It investigates major scientific and public health problems that threaten the well-being of individuals and populations with creativity, rigorous methods, and collaboration. The Department develops, evaluates, and scales domestic and global interventions with the goal of improving physical and mental health, reducing illness, and preventing premature death. The Department supports a diverse and inclusive community, drawn from across the globe, and provides unparalleled training in the competencies, practice, and translation of epidemiology. The Department offers eight educational tracks. It comprises 141 full-time faculty, 51 doctoral and 162 master’s students, 30 postdoctoral fellows, and 263 full-time staff members. It has 14 affiliated Centers and extensive ties to other divisions of Johns Hopkins University.

The Department is one of 10 academic departments at the Bloomberg School which are together home to more than 870 full-time faculty and 3,600 graduate-level students. The School has been ranked the #1 school of public health by U.S. News & World Report since rankings began in 1994. The main campus is located in East Baltimore, and both the East Baltimore campus and the broader University, including a campus in Washington DC, support a collaborative and highly interactive environment with a superb research infrastructure.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, military status, immigration status, or other legally protected characteristic. The University is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits, and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance, and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

Applications should include 1) curriculum vitae; 2) statement of academic interest and vision of leadership; and 3) statement of demonstrated commitment to the principles of inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, and equity in scholarship, teaching, policy, and practice, and ways to continue to promote and advance these principles in their leadership of the Department. Review of candidates will begin in July 2023. Please direct all questions about this search to Susan Williams, Administrative Specialist, at swilli94@jhu.edu.

Applications should be submitted to: http://apply.interfolio.com/123803