Faculty Position in Data Intensive Biological Physics and Biophysics : Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Biophysics of the Johns Hopkins University expect to fill a joint tenure-track or tenured faculty position. The search is open rank with a preference for candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Priority will be given to candidates working at the interface of physics and biology. Applications are welcome from both experimental and theoretical researchers. This new position is part of a major campus-wide investment in data intensive science and engineering. JHU’s interdisciplinary Institute for Data Intensive Science and Engineering (IDIES) seeks to enhance cross-disciplinary communication and collaboration on data intensive techniques and methodologies as a means to stimulate major advances. Examples of areas of research focus for the successful candidate may include, but are not limited to: cellular and molecular imaging, intracellular dynamics, biological soft matter, creation or novel use of experimental or numerical databases of biophysical interest, and large-scale simulations at the molecular and cellular level. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program and to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and short description of research and teaching plans via Interfolio to (https://apply.interfolio.com/39153). Applicants who wish to be considered at the level of assistant professor should have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf to the same address. If you have questions concerning Interfolio, please call (887) 997-8807 or email help@interfolio.com. You may also contact Jessica Appel at (410) 516-7243 or jappel@jhu.edu.

Consideration of applications will begin on December 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant. The Departments of Biophysics and of Physics and Astronomy in particular are committed to hiring candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.