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Asst/Assoc Program Director/Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Computational Biology

Society for Conservation Biology
Maryland, Maryland, US
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Oct 3, 2023

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Conservation science
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Johns Hopkins University Asst/Assoc Program Director/Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Computational Biology Baltimore , Maryland Apply Now
Assistant/Associate Program Director, Computational Biology

Krieger School of Arts & Sciences

Advanced Academic Programs


Program Director for Computational Biology


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 other full-time faculty to set the goals and direction of the Center 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,, 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

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

The position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates must submit the following:

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.

Job Type: Full Time 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. #J-18808-Ljbffr #J-18808-Ljbffr

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