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Bloomberg Centennial Professor and Chair
Department of Health Policy and Management

Posted August 2021

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for the position of Bloomberg Centennial Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management. The successful applicant will possess an outstanding record of academic and research accomplishment, an active grant-funded research portfolio, demonstrated leadership and administrative abilities, and a compelling vision for the impact of the Department on the public’s health in terms of education, research, and practice.

The Department of Health Policy and Management is an interdisciplinary department dedicated to advancing health and social policies to protect health and wellbeing at the population level; to developing strategies to improve equity, access, financing, organization, and delivery of preventive and curative health services; and to identifying approaches for enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of the public health and health care systems to address the most pressing challenges in public health and medicine.

The Department’s robust educational initiatives offer a broad spectrum of doctoral and master’s degrees and certificates in areas including health leadership and management and health and social policy with focused programs in health services research, health economics, and bioethics. The Department has 80 full-time faculty, 350 doctoral and master’s students, and diverse research and practice activities organized through 16 research centers and institutes. Most centers are highly interdisciplinary, and many span multiple units within the University.

The Bloomberg School of Public Health is the top ranked public health school in the country with ten departments, 840 primary faculty and nearly 3,000 graduate-level students. The School is located on the Johns Hopkins University East Baltimore medical campus. Both the East Baltimore campus and the broader University present 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 (IDARE) 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 August 2021. Please direct all questions about this search to Susan Williams, Administrative Specialist, at swilli94@jhu.edu.

Applications should be submitted to: apply.interfolio.com/91361.

Research Associate
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The Department of Health Policy and Management is seeking to recruit a research associate to coordinate data collection efforts as part of a rapid-cycle initiative to respond to the drug overdose crisis in multiple states.

The research associate will support the development of data collection instruments, help coordinate the fielding of surveys and participate in the analysis of the survey data. Surveys will be used for program planning and needs assessment purposes as part of the broader overdose reduction initiatives, and may focus on diverse issues such as drug treatment, harm reduction, and coordination with law enforcement agencies.

The research associate will work in close partnership with partners providing technical assistance to states and with the partnering state and local government on all phases of data collection and will also work with a multi-disciplinary research team at Johns Hopkins University.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience and a masters or doctoral degree in a relevant field (e.g., public health, public policy, applied statistics)
  • Substantial prior experience managing and implementing primary data collection
  • Experience related to public health programs in the United States (experience related to substance use and underserved populations is a preferred but not required)
  • Knowledge of applied statistics and experience analyzing data
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and work with competing demands to meet deadlines
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Interest and experience in working on a team-based research environment

Interested candidates should send a CV, statement of interest, and names and contact information for three references to Sara Whaley at swhaley6@jh.edu.

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.

Research Associate or Assistant Scientist
Addiction and Overdose Policy
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted July 2021
Applications due September 1, 2021

The Department of Health Policy and Management is seeking to recruit a Research Associate or Assistant Scientist to support analysis, development, and implementation of policy to address the nation’s overdose crisis. The successful candidate will have a primary academic appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management.

The primary responsibilities of the candidate would include contributing to ongoing technical assistance and capacity-building projects implemented by faculty in coordination with public and private sector partners. This position also includes the possibility of a detail to the federal government, based on experience and opportunity.

Specific tasks may include:

  1. Working with partner organizations to support the development and implementation of effective policy at the state and local level
  2. Developing research-based reviews of promising policy options for the overdose crisis with the primary audience of policymakers
  3. Drafting summaries of effective approaches to reducing overdoses for the public, policymakers, and research communities.

We expect candidates will have:

  1. Expertise in policy approaches to reducing addiction and overdose, as well as credibility as a technical expert to advise policymakers in the development and implementation of effective strategies
  2. Experience working with policymakers at the local, state, or federal levels
  3. Superb written and oral communication skills, with experience writing for scientific and lay audiences.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team
  5. A master’s or doctoral degree in public health, public policy, law, or related field

The academic appointment will be commensurate with educational background and academic achievement to date. Salary will be determined by academic appointment. This position is a full-time position with all corresponding benefits from Johns Hopkins University.

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. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV.

Applicants should send a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, two writing samples, and names of three references to Joshua Sharfstein, Professor of the Practice in Health Policy and Management at joshua.sharfstein@jhu.edu. Please use the terms “faculty recruitment” in the subject line.

Assistant Scientist
Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted May 2021

Applications Due: The position will be open until filled.

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a research faculty position in the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, an interdisciplinary collaborative that conducts research, engages in the educational mission of the School, and translates discoveries into effective policies and practices to improve the quality of care and quality of life of persons with complex health needs and disabilities.  The Center focuses on challenges and opportunities associated with aging and disability that pertain to delivery and financing of affordable, accessible, high-quality health care and long-term services and supports. 

This position is open rank on the non-professorial track. A PhD is preferred. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position includes a combination of administrative, policy, and scholarly activities in coordination with investigators and staff from multiple departments and divisions across the University.

We welcome applications from those with knowledge and interests in aging and disability, strong written and communication skills, and experience with statistical software and data analysis to work closely with the Director and core faculty to advance the mission and strategic vision of the Center. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for a distinguished record of scholarship aligned with the agenda of the Lipitz Center.

The research faculty will work closely with the Director on policy- and practice-oriented sponsored research activities.  Administrative activities involve the coordination of efforts between the variety of research projects aligned with Center organizational goals. In addition to the opportunities for collaboration on various projects, activities include tracking multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached; managing budget and funding channels; maintaining organizational standards; and cultivating relationships with external partners to advance our impact through policy and practice. The position will additionally involve working closely with the leadership of an inter-disciplinary pre- and post-doctoral fellowship training program in Health Services and Outcomes Research for Aging Populations funded by the National Institute on Aging. 

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. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV. Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to submit recommendation letters. These items can be sent or emailed to:

Jennifer Wolff, PhD
Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professor
Director, Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care
Department of Health Policy and Management,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Assistant Scientist
Hopkins Business of Health Initiative
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted April 2021

Applications Due: The position will be open until filled.

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for two research faculty positions in the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative (HBHI). HBHI is a University-wide initiative integrating research, practice, and policy across Hopkins’ leading schools of business, public health, nursing, and medicine to advance the scholarship at Johns Hopkins University to understand health care inefficiencies and improve the productivity of the US health system.

This position is open rank on the non-professorial track. A PhD is preferred. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The positions include a combination of administrative and scholarly activities and requires coordination with investigators and staff from multiple departments and divisions across the University.

We welcome applications from those with expertise in the fields of health economics, health services research, health policy, or health care management. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for a distinguished record of scholarship aligned with the agenda of HBHI.

One position is an associate managing director where administrative activities involve the coordination of efforts between the variety of research projects aligned with HBHI organizational goals. In addition to the opportunities for collaboration on various projects, activities include tracking multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached; managing budget and funding channels; maintaining organizational standards; and cultivating relationships with external partners to advance our impact through policy and practice.

The second position is an associate data director with responsibilities to administrate the HBHI data hub, a university-wide data infrastructure and service center housing Medicare claims and, eventually, many other data resources and provide a platform for data-driven research collaborations. The role will have both operational and strategic responsibilities. Operational responsibilities will include managing data assets, processing data requests, monitoring data hub budget, and assisting junior investigators through trainings and preliminary data runs. Strategic responsibilities will include assisting with developing and implementing plans for growth and sustainability of the HBHI data hub and prioritizing purchases to grow data hub resources.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV. Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to submit recommendation letters. These items can be submitted online or sent to:

Daniel Polsky, PhD
Director, Hopkins Business of Health Initiative
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Policy
Department of Health Policy and Management,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Carey Business School

Research Coordinator
Department of Health Policy and Management 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted April 2021

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a research coordinator position. This is a faculty position on the non-professorial track. The successful candidate will work with faculty in the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) and the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy (CMAP) on projects related to Medicaid, social policy, the criminal legal system, applied bioethics, and mental health and substance use policy. 

Applicants for the position should have a Master’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g., MPP, MPH, MSPH). Priority will be given to applicants with demonstrated interest and experience related to health and social policy relevant to underserved populations.

Specific tasks of the research coordinator may include:

1.    Function independently and serve as a key contributor to all phases of study development and analysis
2.    Assist with the preparation of research study protocols, grant applications, and interfacing with the Institutional Review Board
3.    Provide ongoing study coordination and administration, including scheduling team meetings, taking notes, and drafting progress reports
4.    Collect qualitative data (e.g., semi-structured interviews) for research studies and outreach to research participants
5.    Participate in the analysis and interpretation of study results and drafting study reports and papers
6.    Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV. These items can be sent or emailed to:

Brendan Saloner, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
624 N Broadway, Room 344
Baltimore, MD 21231
bsaloner@jhu.edu

Bioethics and Health Policy Faculty Position
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Posted February 2021

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invite applications for a full-time faculty position in bioethics and health policy with a focus on ethics of research, particularly research with human participants. This is a full-time faculty position with tenure or on the tenure track with an appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management and a core faculty affiliation in the JHU Berman Institute of Bioethics. successful candidate will work closely with the university’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and Human Research Protection Program. While the position is open to all career stages, we encourage applications from mid-level faculty in particular.

Applicants should have a PhD, JD, MD or equivalent graduate degree with the potential for or a demonstrated record of distinguished scholarship at the intersection of bioethics and health policy including a track record of research and scholarship in research ethics and demonstrated ability to perform IRB service. An interest in graduate-level mentoring and teaching in foundational and applied bioethics in a health policy context is required. Successful applicants will have a role in advising doctoral students in the bioethics concentration of the health policy PhD program. Ideal candidates will have a track record of peer-reviewed publication and demonstrated capabilities in developing and carrying out an externally-funded research program.

Successful applicants will join thriving communities of scholars within the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management. The Berman Institute of Bioethics is one of the largest and most highly regarded bioethics programs in the world with 45 faculty whose backgrounds include public health, health policy, philosophy, medicine, nursing, social science, biomedical science, and law. Faculty of the Berman Institute have appointments in five schools of the University – Public Health, Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and the School of Advanced International Studies. The Bloomberg School of Public Health is the #1 ranked school of public health and is the largest school of public health in the country. The Department of Health Policy and Management has more than 75 full-time faculty offering masters and doctoral programs in diverse areas including health services research, health and social policy, health economics, health policy and bioethics and health leadership and management. The Department is home to 15 Centers and Institutes focused on addressing a range of public health challenges.

Application materials should be submitted by March 15, 2021. Johns Hopkins is committed to excellence and to finding candidates who are the right fit for this interdisciplinary environment. Should either position not be filled on this initial review, the positions will remain open until the appropriate candidates are identified.

Applicants for the position should submit a cover letter and current CV to Interfolio, which is the University’s secure online search platform http://apply.interfolio.com/83839 . Cover letters should be addressed to Brendan Saloner, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee. Please direct all questions about this search to Ms. Nicole Moseley, Sr. Administrative Coordinator, nmosele2@jhu.edu, or Mrs. Jamey M.H. Longden, Sr. Administrative Coordinator, jhollow9@jhu.edu. 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. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

Research Study Director
Major Extremity Trauma & Rehabilitation Consortium
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Applications Due: The position will be open until filled. 

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a research faculty position in clinical trial implementation. This position is open rank on the non-professorial track.  Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will serve as a core member of the  Coordinating Center for the Major Extremity Trauma and Rehabilitation Consortium (www.metrc.org), a Department of Defense funded multi-center collaboration of over 50 civilian and military trauma centers dedicated to conducting the research needed to improve outcomes of service members and civilians who sustain major limb trauma. METRC provides the platform for contributing to the science of conducting clinical research in a challenging patient population and treatment environment. The position includes a combination of administrative and scholarly activities and requires coordination with investigators and staff from multiple departments and institutions.

Applicants for the position should have a Master’s Degree or PhD with training and experience in the design and conduct of clinical research. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for a distinguished record of scholarship in clinical trials implementation and outcomes research more broadly.

The Research Study Director will manage and coordinate several multicenter clinical trials supported by METRC. Under the direction of the METRC Coordinating Center Director and Deputy Director Director(s), the Research Study Director is responsible for writing narratives for new grant submissions, developing research protocols, managing protocol committees, and overseeing site performance, study enrollment and follow-up, data analysis and communication  of results. 

More specifically, the Research Study Director will:

  1. Function independently and serve as a key contributor to study development and design for several multicenter studies.
  2. Lead development of study protocols and data collection forms. This involves providing oversight and coordination of protocol committee meetings, piloting data collection, and managing research staff within the coordinating center to deliver training on study procedures to research teams at participating clinical centers.
  3. Manage regulatory approvals, amendments, and annual progress reports for each study in accordance with local IRB and sponsor IRB policies.
  4. Design, review, interpret, and integrate data from reports on enrollment, follow-up, and data quality for assigned studies.
  5. Participate in the analysis and interpretation of study results and drafting study reports and papers.
  6. Provide on-going technical and scientific guidance to the research staff and participating centers.
  7. Serve on consortium working groups or committees as appropriate.
  8. Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV.  Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to submit recommendation letters.  These items can be sent or emailed to:

Renan Castillo, PhD
Deputy Director, Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
415 N Washington Street, Room 353
Baltimore, MD 21231
rcastil1@jhu.edu

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.  All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.