Program Coordinator/Sr. Lecturer or Lecturer, Biotechnology Division
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: A-134335-3
POSITION: Program Coordinator/Lecturer or Sr, Lecturer, Biotechnology Division REPORTS TO: Program Director, Biotechnology Division INSTITUTION: Johns Hopkins University
Advanced Academic Programs The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). AAP was established 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. It now boasts student numbers of over 6,000 across 26 programs, with classes offered online and onsite in both Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore Homewood Campus. AAP distinguishes itself through its intensive instructional assistance, selective admissions, and dedicated full-time faculty.
Position Description: The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator in the Center for Biotechnology Education which is housed within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences' Advanced Academic Programs (http://advanced.jhu.edu/). We are seeking an educator with experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds who can also model teaching excellence. The Program Coordinator's roles are primarily academic, with a minor amount of administrative duties, both detailed below. This position is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty appointment with the academic title of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. It can be either fully remote or hybrid (a mix of online and onsite).
Teaching six graduate courses per year
Modeling teaching excellence using best practices for teaching
Engaging, advising, and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds
Developing and providing input on the curriculum and new course development
Duties normally performed by full-time faculty, such as participating on committees and attending academic events
Participating in faculty hiring and development process
Assist in the planning of onsite and/or remote events and/or seminars
Master's degree in a life science, computer science, or engineering field with five years of experience after the degree.
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 (Doctorate, Ph.D.) in a life science, computer science, or engineering field with research 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:
Teaching evaluations for the two most recent semesters taught.
Names of three references and their contact information
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check and submit official transcripts for all degrees awarded.
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.