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Fred and Julie Soper Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for the position of Fred and Julie Soper Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management. The successful applicant will have an outstanding record of academic and research accomplishment, demonstrated leadership and administrative abilities, and a compelling vision for the impact of the Department on public health.

The Department of Health Policy and Management is dedicated to identifying and implementing policy options that protect the health and wellbeing of populations; to developing strategies that improve access, financing, organization, and delivery of preventive and curative health services, particularly as they affect the most vulnerable; and to identifying strategies for enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of the health care system in addressing the most pressing public health and medical problems.

The Department’s robust educational program offers a broad spectrum of study in areas including health leadership and management, health and public policy, and social policy. Also having an explicit policy focus are programs in health services research, health economics, and bioethics. The Department has more than 70 full-time faculty, 322 doctoral and master’s students and a diverse research program including 14 research centers. Most centers are highly interdisciplinary, and many span the breadth of the university.

The Bloomberg School of Public Health has ten departments and 620 primary faculty and more than 2,200 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. Outstanding 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. Please submit electronic applications, as pdf or doc files. Review of candidates will begin in March 2016.

Applications should be submitted to:
Search Committee for Chair of Health Policy and Management
c/o Ms. Susan Williams, Administrative Specialist
Office of the Dean
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Email: suwilli94@jhu.edu