Tenure-track faculty position: Workplace Mental Health

first_imgTheDepartment of Mental Health of the Johns Hopkins UniversityBloomberg School of Public Health is seeking an Associate orFull Professor level faculty member to lead a new Center for MentalHealth in the Workplace. Prevention of mental illness and promotionof mental health in adulthood can have a major impact on thepublic’s health. A significant and often overlooked venue fordevelopment and dissemination of prevention and treatment inadulthood is the workplace. The vast majority of adults areemployed, including the majority of adults with a mental illness.Partnership with employers and other corporate stakeholders canmaximize prevention and promotion efforts by supportingdissemination of effective interventions to the workingpopulation.We seek a senior-level researcher with these keycharacteristics: Ability to partner with non-academic stakeholders (e.g.,employers, businesses) to develop an interdisciplinary program ofresearch on workplace mental health;Possesses entrepreneurial and leadership qualities;Demonstrates an understanding of clinical mental healthdisorders as distinct from occupational stress;Passionate about the potential of developing a public healthapproach addressing workplace mental health. The Department of Mental Health is the only department dedicated tomental health and situated in a school of public health. We bringtogether leading researchers across multiple disciplines joined bytheir passion for understanding, preventing, and treating mentalhealth and substance use disorders and addressing related phenomenain the areas of aging, autism, adolescent health, child sexualabuse, disturbed sleep, environmental exposures, global mentalhealth, and suicide. Faculty, students and community health leadersin Mental Health are dedicated to educating the next generation ofpublic health workers and scientists about the importance of mentalhealth, the specific skills needed to address public mental healthissues and the integration of mental and physical health.Department faculty conduct a range of research in amulti-disciplinary environment, collaborating with otherdepartments in the Bloomberg School of Public Health (SPH), withmultiple departments in the School of Medicine, and with otherdivisions of the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). In addition, wehave active and close collaborations with a number of local andstate agencies. Many DMH faculty have joint appointments in otherSPH departments or other divisions of JHU. We also have multipleNIH training programs that include pre- and post-doctoral studentsfrom Mental Health and across departments and divisions, creating ahighly collaborative and productive research, training, andpractice environment.Applicants should have a doctoral degree in public health,psychology, sociology, social work, or a related discipline or anM.D. with public health experience relevant to prevention scienceand workplace settings.Review of applicants will begin in January 2020. Interestedcandidates should send a letter describing research and teachinginterests, names and addresses of potential references, and aCurriculum Vitae via Interfolio by clicking the “Apply Now”button.Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Dr. DanieleFallin at [email protected] Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. The university is committed to providing qualifiedindividuals access to all academic and employment programs,benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability,performance and merit without regard to personal factors that areirrelevant to the program involved.The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfmcenter_img Ability to meet institutional expectations of a tenured ortenure-track faculty member, as evidenced by:high-quality research published in high-impact journals;funding for research secured from federal, foundation and/orphilanthropic resources;collaboration with peers and mentorship of students and earlycareer faculty;last_img

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