ASPIRE Postdoctoral Fellowship Position – Department of Biomedical Engineering

first_imgPostdoctoral position is for three years, with an optional fourthyear. Start date between August 12, 2021 and October 1,2021. Approximately 75% effort will be in the research lab, and25% will involve teaching-related training and activities. Scholarwill be co-mentored by a core engineering faculty member and apartnering clinician. Research areas include Biomedical ImagingSciences, Regenerative and Immune Engineering, Genome and EpigenomeEngineering, Molecular and Cellular Systems Biology, CardiovascularDisease Prevention and Treatment, Computational Medicine, CancerEngineering, and Systems Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. Fortheir training in instructional approaches and their teachinginternships, fellows will be guided and mentored by experiencedSTEM faculty from Morgan State and Coppin State University, twoHistorically Black Universities (HBCUs) in Baltimore City.Must have a background or interest in biomedical engineering andtheir applications and have received a PhD or MD/PhD inengineering, computer science, biophysics, chemistry,molecular/cellular physiology, neuroscience or genetics within thepast two years. MD degree may also qualify if having a previousdegree in engineering. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanentresident and commit full-time effort to the program for threeyears. Successful applicant must have an expressed interest inteaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Applicants should beable to explain how training in teaching and mentoringundergraduates will enhance their future career success.Underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, and womenare strongly encouraged to apply.The following documents must be uploaded to the Interfolioapplication site no laterthan July 12, 2021 . Applicants will be accepted on arolling basis.(1) Current CV. Include brief description of PhD thesis,publication list, and any teaching experience.(2) Personal statement describing your career goals and why youfeel this program is right for you (600 word max).(3) Research statement summarizing past and current researchexperiences, future research areas of interest, and up to 3engineering core faculty of interest (600 word max). It is highlyrecommended that you have already contacted those faculty.(4) Teaching statement summarizing previous teaching and mentoringexperiences that generated your interest in this trainingopportunity (600 word max).(5) Graduate school transcript(6) Optional: copies of publications.The following information must also be supplied no later thanJuly 12, 2021 deadline:(1) Confidential letters of recommendation/evaluation fromtwo persons familiar with your work,one of whom ispreferably your PhD advisor.(2) Name and contact information of one more reference who may becontacted by phone or email.For further information, refer to the program website( For detailed questions, contact Tina Cavaluzzi([email protected]).The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. The university is committed to providing qualifiedindividuals 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 areirrelevant to the program involved.The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more: legal information

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