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Faculty Position in Mathematical Biology
Johns Hopkins University

Date Posted Jan. 10, 2024
Title Faculty Position in Mathematical Biology
University Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, United States
Department Applied Mathematics and Statistics (formerly Mathematical Sciences)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Faculty Associate
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS), Department of Biomedical Engineering (BMS), and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the area of Mathematical Biology.  Preference will be given to candidates who conduct research in quantitative methods in the life sciences, including modeling and analysis of biological and physiological systems, cancer and other diseases, neuroscience, as well as genomics. Outstanding candidates at all academic ranks will be considered.  Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Biomedical Engineering or related fields, and will be expected to establish a strong, independent, multidisciplinary, and internationally recognized research program.  Commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required. The successful candidate will have a tenure/tenure-track home in one of the three departments.  Secondary appointments in the other two departments is possible.

Opportunities for interactions across the University include: the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, Center for Computational Biology, Alliance for Cardiovascular Diagnostic and Treatment Innovation, Institute for Computational Medicine, Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, Center for Imaging Sciences, Convergence Institute, and the Mathematical Institute for Data Science.

This position is part of the Fannie Gaston-Johansson Faculty of Excellence Program at Johns Hopkins University which is part of a $50 million investment that focuses on the recruitment, retention, and advancement of faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence as part of JHU’s Second Roadmap on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Faculty hired into this program are known as Fannie Gaston-Johansson Professors.

All applicants should submit their application online at

Electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a diversity statement, a complete resume, and a publication list. Applications at the Assistant Professor level should also include at least three reference letters. Applications at the Associate or Full Professor levels should not include reference letters or names at this stage.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are integral values of the University. Accordingly, the Departments involved seek candidates who can contribute to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion through service, mentorship, teaching, and scholarship.

Applications will be reviewed starting January 22, 2024 and will be accepted until the position is filled. In-person interviews will be conducted in Spring 2024.

  • The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that actively encourages interest from minorities and women and is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

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Contact Information

  • Seanice Tucker
    Applied Mathematics and Statistics (formerly Mathematical Sciences)
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD 21218


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