Career Opportunities

Faculty Position in Genomics and Epigenomics at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Genomics or Epigenomics. Outstanding candidates at all academic ranks will be considered.

The successful candidate is expected to perform fundamental research in experimental or computational genomics, epigenomics, or genome/epigenome engineering. Relevant research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, genome sequencing technology, epigenetic editing, computational biology, and synthetic biology.

Opportunities for interactions across the University include the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, the Center for Epigenetics, the Mathematical Institute for Data Science, the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, the Center for Computational Biology, and numerous departments including Computer Science, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Biostatistics, Biology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Medicine.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in engineering, genomics/genetics, or another relevant field, 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.

All applicants should submit their application online at Applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching and research interests and experiences, a complete resume, a publication list and the names of 3–4 references with email addresses.

For additional questions, please contact the search committee at Applications will be reviewed starting January 15, 2018 and will be accepted until the position is filled.


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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