Asst/Assoc Program Director/Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Computational Biology
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: A-115934-3
POSITION: Assistant/Associate Program Director, Computational Biology Krieger School of Arts & Sciences Advanced Academic Programs
REPORT TO: Program Director for Computational Biology
INSTITUTION: Johns Hopkins University
Position Description: The Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for the Assistant/Associate Program Director position in the Advanced Academic Programs' (AAP) Computational Biology of the Center for Biotechnology Education (CBE), a division of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences. The Assistant/Associate Program Director will report to the Program Director for Computational Biology. The Johns Hopkins University is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, innovative, and forward-thinking and assist in the management of the computational biology graduate offerings. This new faculty member will also work collaboratively with the other full-time faculty to set the goals and direction of the Center in its pursuit of teaching excellence. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.
Advanced Academic Programs AAP offers rigorous and high-quality master's degrees and certificates in three locations: the Washington, DC Center, the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD, and online. AAP enrolls almost 6,000 students each academic year in over 45 programs and distinguishes itself through its intensive instructional assistance, selective admissions, and 60 dedicated full-time faculty. Tenured Krieger School faculty members serve as Program Chairs to oversee the academic rigor of CBE graduate offerings. AAP's website, http://advanced.jhu.edu/, provides additional information.
Teaching five graduate courses per year, including the preparation for and time spent in the classroom (online or onsite)
Advising students from diverse backgrounds
Providing innovative leadership for curriculum design and new course development to ensure the growth and delivery of the programs
Assisting the Program Director with mentoring and evaluating full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty
Coordinating, as needed, with the AAP Office of Enrollment Services and Student Success
Assisting in the admissions processes
Supporting the Program Director in new curricular initiatives
Terminal degree in a life or computer science field
Two years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
Some professional work experience outside of academics, including but not limited to outside consulting or collaborative work within biological fields
The ability to teach a wide variety of courses in computational biology
Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching and innovation in curriculum design
Three or more years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
One or more years of related professional work experience outside of academia
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience managing a degree or certificate program
The position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates must submit the following:
Teaching evaluations for the most recent two semesters
The selected candidate will undergo a background check, provide three references, and official transcripts for each credential.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.