Faculty Health, Behavior and Society Professor & Chair, Department of Health, Behavior and Society
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for the position of Health, Behavior and Society Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Behavior and Society. The successful applicant will have a record of academic and research accomplishment, an active research portfolio, demonstrated leadership and administrative abilities, and a vision for the impact of the Department on public health.
The Department of Health, Behavior and Society is dedicated to addressing many of today’s most intractable public health issues that are rooted in human behavior and social conditions—from smoking and substance use to injury and infectious and chronic disease. The Department of Health, Behavior and Society tackles these issues and many more—by developing and evaluating individually and bundled targeted interventions, working with entire communities to address the social factors that affect health, and improving health through public policy and other structural interventions. Particular strengths of the department are in the areas of health communication, health education, and the development and evaluation of community-level interventions. The department conducts empirical research locally, nationally, and globally.
The Department’s robust educational program offers a broad spectrum of study emphasizing social factors in health, health education and communications, genetic counseling, and behavioral interventions. The Department is home to multiple centers including the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, the Institute for Global Tobacco Control, and the Center for Communication Programs, among others.
The Bloomberg School of Public Health has ten departments and 700 primary faculty and more than 2,300 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 recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Prospective candidates who share this goal are encouraged to apply. Women and under-represented minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae and statement of academic interest and vision of leadership. Review of candidates will begin in July 2018.