Biophysics and Biophysical Chem Dept Dir Search

Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Dear Colleague:

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine currently seeks a dynamic, innovative leader for the Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry as its new Director (Chair). We are asking for your help in identifying such individuals, either by applying directly or by nominating a colleague whom you feel is ideally suited for such a position.

The mission of the Department is to continue to be a world leader in biophysics research and education. Nominees should have a demonstrated track record of excellence in discovery and innovation with respect to research and teaching, a commitment to service and administration, outstanding interpersonal skills, and a compelling vision for promoting faculty growth and advancing a vision of pre-eminence in the field.

We would very much appreciate hearing either of your potential interest in the position, or of any suggestions you might have regarding any potential candidate.  Applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to make strong contributions to diversity and inclusion in higher education are strongly encouraged.  Johns Hopkins is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nominations, with complete postal and email addresses, if possible, should be submitted to Charmaine Clarke ( by September 15, 2020.

Should you wish to forgo the nomination process and apply outright, please submit a letter of interest, a one-page vision statement, and curriculum vitae by September 15, 2020 to (  

Thank you for your assistance in this important search.

With best regards,                                           

William Nelson, M.D.                                                     Janice Clements, Ph.D.

Co-Chair, Biophysics & Biophysical Chemistry                Vice Dean for Faculty

Department of Oncology                                                Co-Chair, Biophysics & Biophysical Chemistry

Marian I Knott Professor & Director                                Mary Wallace Stanton Professor

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center               Molecular & Comparative Pathobiology

at Johns Hopkins


Posted: 07/20/2020