Overview

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for the Edgar Berman Chair of the Department of International Health. The successful applicant will have an outstanding record of academic and research accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and administrative abilities, a public health perspective, an understanding of the current global health landscape and future directions, a strong equity lens, and a compelling vision for the Department.

The Department of International Health is committed to improving the health, nutrition, and wellbeing of the world’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people by being a global leader and partner in cutting-edge science, responsive and innovative public health practice, educational programs, and focused capacity building. It addresses diseases, disabilities, malnutrition, and the social, economic, biological, and environmental conditions that affect communities around the world. Whether the problem is defined by illness, ability, economic or social status, gender, age, race, religion, political affiliation, or sexual orientation, the Department works with partners around the world to identify, test, and implement technologies, practices, and policies to protect health and save lives. The Department applies the values of social justice, multidisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration, local and global engagement, and measurable impact to advance public health research, practice, and education. The Department’s faculty work in more than 60 countries around the world. The Department is currently organized into four academic Program areas: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control; Health Systems; Human Nutrition; and Social and Behavioral Interventions. It comprises 254 full-time faculty, 70 doctoral and 232 master’s students, 12 postdoctoral fellows, and 197 full-time staff members. It has 14 affiliated Centers.

The Department is one of 10 academic departments at the Bloomberg School which are together home to more than 870 full-time faculty and 3,600 graduate-level students. The main campus is located in East Baltimore, and both the East Baltimore campus and the broader University, including a campus in Washington DC, support 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 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 October 2022. Please direct all questions about this search to Susan Williams, Administrative Specialist, at swilli94@jhu.edu.

Applications should be submitted to: http://apply.interfolio.com/113136

About Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) is part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. As the first independent, degree-granting institution for research in epidemiology and training in public health, and the largest public health training facility in the United States, the Bloomberg School is a leading international authority on the improvement of health and prevention of disease and disability. The school's mission is to protect populations from illness and injury by pioneering new research, deploying its knowledge and expertise in the field, and training scientists and practitioners in the global defense of human life. The school is ranked first in public health in the U.S. News and World Report rankings and has held that ranking since 1994.