Assistant Professor

Location
Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
July 03 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor

The Department of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate, working in an area of Head and Neck Cancer Biology, will complement a collaborative group of 5 Faculty that consists of a multi-PI lab, headed by Dr. David Sidransky. The candidate will also run and administrate the laboratory as the Assistant Director of the Head and Neck Research Laboratory. This translational science group works to characterize Head and Neck Cancer at the molecular level from preneoplasias to invasive tumors in order to identify molecular markers for early detection, residual disease and disease burden identification and prognosis prediction. It also aims to identify molecular targets for Head and Neck Cancer and other smoking related tumors. The Johns Hopkins University offers a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary research with in-depth faculty expertise in basic, translational and clinical research. The candidate will supervise the lab manager and will advise, mentor, and guide undergraduate and PhD students, as well as postdoctoral fellows; will facilitate a learning environment that encourages knowledge and development of skills; and will demonstrate commitment to undergraduate and graduate-level training and education. The candidate will teach pertinent courses as assigned.  

Faculty members achieving the rank of Assistant Professor are expected to have demonstrated clear evidence of creative scholarship in the area of their primary expertise. All faculty members are required to achieve excellence in teaching. Additionally, candidates must have published, or otherwise disseminated to the public, at least 20 peer-reviewed scholarly contributions. Candidates are expected to develop an independent research program utilizing and developing state-of-the-art methods within the area of Head and Neck cancer (expertise in Salivary Gland Tumors is preferred).

Please submit your application files including:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A three-page research vision
  • One paragraph (up to 350 words) describing your unique scientific contributions
  • One page indicating your two most significant publications and describing the importance of each (up to 100-150 words each)
  • A statement of teaching/mentoring interests and philosophy
  • Please add a letter of interest including the names and contacts of 3 references.

For a formal application, please send all requested documents in a single message to Joan Johnson at hncrjobjhu@gmail.com

The position is available immediately. The employment contract is renewable yearly, based on successful annual performance reviews.

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. 

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