Biotechnology Faculty Program Coordinator/ Lecturer or Sr. Lecturer
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: A-103152-3
The Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for the position of Program Coordinator in the Center for Biotechnology Education within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences' Advanced Academic Programs Division. The Program Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Program Director for the Division of Biotechnology to sustain the excellence of the program through excellence in teaching and engaging with students from diverse backgrounds. 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.
Advanced Academic Programs
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, JHU offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students online, at its Washington, DC Center, and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP enrolls almost 6,000 students each academic year in over 45-degree programs.
AAP was started in 1992 to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a master's degree in a professional and part-time graduate program. Over the course of nearly 30 years, AAP has worked diligently to add new degree programs that fit within the academic structure of the Krieger School and satisfy the demands of the marketplace. AAP distinguishes itself through its intensive instructional assistance, selective admissions, and 56 dedicated full-time faculty. Tenured Krieger School faculty members serve as Program Chairs within AAP and work together in the Council of Program Chairs, an academic advisory body to the KSAS Dean. AAP's website, http://advanced.jhu.edu/, provides additional information.
We are seeking an experienced educator with experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds who can also model teaching excellence to our adjunct faculty.
The position is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The Faculty Program Coordinator will have significant interaction/collaboration with all members (Center Director, Program Directors, Assistant/Associate Directors, Program Coordinators and instructors) of the Center and will report to the Associate Dean for AAP, the Center Director, and the Program Director for Biotechnology.
Teaching six graduate courses per year, including the preparation for and time spent in the classroom (online and onsite), using best practices for teaching, engaging and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds in the learning process, responding to student questions.
Engaging, advising, and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds in the learning process
Providing input on the curriculum and new course development, to ensure the delivery of quality programs.
Other academic duties normally performed by full-time or regular part-time faculty, such as participating on committees, attending academic events, or contributing to other academic service.
Participate in adjunct faculty hiring and development
Assisting in the admission process, including reviewing and approving applicants
Assist in the planning of onsite and/or remote events and/or seminars
Master's degree in a life science field with related graduate research experience
One to two years of teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
The ability to teach a wide variety of courses in the biotechnology field
Terminal degree in a life science field with related graduate research experience
Two or more years of laboratory teaching experience
Three or more years of teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
Three or more years of work experience in the life science and/or biotechnology field
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
The position will remain open until filled. Candidates must submit the following:
Contact information for three references
Teaching evaluations for the most recent two semesters.
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check and to submit proof of educational attainment.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.