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Position: Asst/Assoc Program Director/Sr. Lecturer, Computational Biology
Johns Hopkins University
, Baltimore , Maryland United States
Duties: 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; University Service
Requirements: 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
Text: | Faculty Careers Staff Jobs Faculty Careers Staff Jobs Browse Faculty Jobs Asst/Assoc Program Director/Sr. Lecturer, Computational Biology Requisition #: A-115934-3 Status: Full Time Type: Faculty School: Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Department/Program: Advanced Academic Programs Location City: Baltimore Location State: MD Location Zip Code: 21218 Closing Date: Open until filled To apply: apply.interfolio.com/115934 General Description Position Overview 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 11 full-time to set the goals and direction of the CBE 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. Academic Responsibilities: 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 University Service Administrative Responsibilities: 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 Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: 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 Preferred Qualifications: 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 Application Instructions The position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates must submit the following: Cover letter Curriculum vitae 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. To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/115934 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 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. 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