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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences and Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
City: Baltimore
State/Province: MD
Country: USA
Contact Person: Admin: Kristen Gaines; Faculty: Prof. Darrell Strobel
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: The Johns Hopkins University
Application Due Date: Sunday, February 01 2015
Web Link: http://spd.aas.clearview.drupal7/

A Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship in the broad area of exoplanets and extra-solar planetary science is available at the Johns Hopkins University. This position is one of 50 new Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships designated for outstanding scholars who carry out interdisciplinary research and teaching in areas identified for significant growth at the University. The position will include joint tenure in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and will be at the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor. The holder of this Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship will participate in research and teaching in both of the above departments.  In addition, opportunities exist for collaborations with the Space Telescope Science Institute and the Space Department of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. Applicants should possess distinguished records of achievement in research in the area of exoplanets, as well as commitment to the teaching of undergraduate and graduate students compatible with appointment to tenure at the Johns Hopkins University.  Applicants should have the ability to provide major scientific and technical leadership at JHU and a demonstrated commitment to cross-disciplinary collaborations.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and encourages applications from women and minorities. Please submit a covering letter with a statement on vision for research and teaching, plus a full curriculum vitae and publication list via Interfolio at For administrative questions concerning submission of applications, please contact Kristen Gaines at [email protected] or (410) 516-7034. The review of applications will begin immediately; to ensure the fullest consideration, applications should be received by February 1, 2015.

Adam Riess, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Darrell Strobel, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences,  [email protected]

Co-Chairs Search Committee

The Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD 21218