Mon 19th October 2020

The Neuroscience Graduate Training Program is looking to hire a Deputy Director

Deputy Director of Neuroscience Ph.D. Training Program

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience seeks applicants for the new position of Deputy Director of the Neuroscience Training Program (NTP). The NTP is one of the top neuroscience Ph.D programs in the world.  Based in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the program includes approximately 80 students and 73 faculty members from 14 departments across the broader university. The Deputy Director reports to the Program Director(s) and represents the Director(s) in many facets of the program. The Deputy Director has three areas of responsibilities: Leadership (50%), Academic (35%) , and Administrative (15%).

1)  Leadership responsibilities include program development, evaluation, and improvement; communication of program policies and procedures with students and faculty; and oversight of program staff.

2)  Academic responsibilities include recommendations and development of course offerings, with consideration of the program objectives and student needs and interests; working with the director of Admissions to oversee the graduate admissions process; assuring that students meet program requirements; and preparation of training grant applications and progress reports.  

3)  Administrative responsibilities include maintenance of student and alumni databases and logistical coordination of an annual retreat. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biomedical science (Neuroscience or a closely related field strongly preferred); minimum of 5 years postdoctoral research, education, or academic administration experience preferred. Also required are analytical problem-solving ability, ability to multi-task effectively, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent supervisory, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Starting salary range $60,948-$83,865, depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications are being accepted through JHU Jobs (Job Req ID: 40001). Additional details are provided in the job listing.

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