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Position Available


Location: Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University / Bloomberg School of Public Health / Department of Epidemiology 


Faculty Position in Pharmacoepidemiology

Minimum Requirements:  
Contact Name: Dr. Kala Visvanathan
Contact Phone:  
Contact Email / Web:
Posted: 4/18/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2316

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The Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in pharmacoepidemiology, including drug utilization, safety or comparative effectiveness research. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will contribute to the Departmentís expansion of research and educational initiatives in pharmacoepidemiology. The candidate will serve as core faculty in the Johns Hopkins Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness which provides a nexus for  individuals within the Schools of Medicine and Public Health who are committed to research, education, clinical programs and public service to improve prescription drug use and pharmaceutical policy in the United States and around the world. The candidate will be expected to develop an independent research agenda and establish collaboration with departmental faculty as well as social scientists and clinicians in an interdisciplinary setting.

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in epidemiology, a related scientific discipline, or a clinical degree with graduate training in epidemiology or biostatistics. Applicants should also have demonstrated original scholarship in clinical, population or methodological research with an emphasis in pharmacoepidemiology, possess excellent written and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications,   teaching, and/or  presentations at professional meetings, and demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain external research funding.


The Department of Epidemiology is one of the oldest and largest in the world, with over 170 doctoral  and masterís students and a diverse research program directed by more than 100+ full-time faculty members. The Johns Hopkins Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness was established in 2012 with a commitment to collaborative, transdisciplinary research with more than 30 affiliated faculty with a range of disciplinary expertise.Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, research statement and the names of three references by August 1, 2017 to:


David D. Celentano, ScD, MHS
Dr. Charles
Armstrong Chair and Professor Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School
of Public Health 615 N. Wolfe Street, Suite W6041
MD 21205 USA

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Inquiries for further information should be directed to Dr. Kala Visvanathan, Search Committee Chair, at  Links of interest for this position are


The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer 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.




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