Employment Opportunities

  • The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Computer Science seeks applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and across all areas of computer science. The department will consider offers in two tracks: (1) an open track seeking excellent candidates across all areas of computer science; and (2) a track seeking candidates in the areas of human computer interaction (HCI), human AI interaction, computational health, artificial intelligence and machine learning. The search will focus on candidates at the junior level, but all qualified applicants will be considered.

    Plans for faculty growth in the department are aligned with School and University initiatives in health and AI. Additionally, the faculty will continue to grow by adding excellent and diverse candidates across all areas of computer science. The HCI search is part of a newly-launched initiative (http://hci.jhu.edu) that seeks to transform existing HCI research activities across the university by making several faculty hires within Computer Science.

    The Department of Computer Science has 31 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 8 research and 5 teaching faculty members, 200 PhD students, 200 MSE/MSSI students, and over 500 undergraduate students. There are several affiliated research centers and institutes including the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR), the Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP), the JHU Information Security Institute (JHUISI), the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES), the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare (MCEH), the Institute for Assured Autonomy (IAA), and other labs and research groups. More information about the Department of Computer Science can be found at www.cs.jhu.edu and about the Whiting School of Engineering at https://engineering.jhu.edu.

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, three recent publications, and complete contact information for at least three references.

    Applications must be made on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/69225. While candidates who complete their applications by December 15, 2019 will receive full consideration, the department will consider applications submitted after that date.

    The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Computer Science are committed to building a diverse educational environment: https://www.cs.jhu.edu/diversity/.

    The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The University is committed to providing qualified individuals 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 are irrelevant to the program involved.

    Questions? Please see our FAQ.

    Link is https://www.cs.jhu.edu/fsearch2019/FAQ/

  • General Summary/Purpose:

    The Whiting School of Engineering Department of Computer Science is recruiting for a Grants and Contracts Analyst position. This position will provide support to faculty and researchers in the department as well as the JHU Information Security Institute (JHU ISI) and the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare (MCEH). While the position is primarily focused on sponsored funding, tasks related to discretionary and university funding are also part of the position.

    Position Overview: 

    This position will oversee research portfolios of approximately 6-12 active faculty members. This position will handle all pre-award activities, sponsored projects management, purchasing and reimbursements, effort distributions, grant closeout and oversight of non-sponsored accounts. This position will be expected to interact at all levels within JHU and externally.

    The Grants and Contracts Analyst (GCA) will provide dedicated professional level sponsored funds management for more than 80% of time. The primary goal of this position has responsibility for post-award functions that include, but may not be limited to: budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout.  The pre-award activity may include proposal preparation, submission, and budget development. Works independently on a variety of grants/contracts that range from simple to moderately complex.  While this role may assist with some aspects of non-sponsored funds, the primary goal of this position is to ensure timely, effective and efficient functioning of sponsored funding.  This is an exempt position.

    Job Scope/Complexity:

    Will work independently the majority of the time, with support from Principal Investigator (PI) and/or senior/management level grants & contract professionals on increasingly more complex grants/contracts. Will provide standard professional administrative level guidance on protocols, regulations and guidelines to PI and other scientific/research professionals within the department.  May interact with external research/administrative professionals.

    The expectation for this staff member is to be able to manage multiple competing priorities and deadlines. The staff member selected will represent their assigned faculty in interactions and collaborations at all levels within the University and externally (sponsors and collaborators).

    Types of sponsored awards for which the position is responsible: 

    Computer Science faculty have sponsored awards from a variety of funding sources, including NSF, NIH, and DoD, as well as foundations and industry.

    This role functions at an intermediate level, with responsibility for independent management of simple to moderately complex grants/contracts, including those from NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA.  These grants, contracts and awards may involve detailed budgets, sub-awards and special instructions in RFA, career awards, training awards, multi-project grants, complex Foundation grants, sub-awards from other institutions on their federal pass-through grants.

    Briefly describe the nature and scope of sponsored awards for which the position is responsible:

    • Manage effort for faculty who are over the NIH salary cap with multiple funding sources (federal and non-federal).
    • Faculty collaborate closely with other divisions, including School of Medicine and Krieger.
    • Manages subcontracts and allocations in other divisions.
    • Will be responsible for payroll and effort oversight for lab staff, graduate students and post docs with a headcount of approximately 75.

    Briefly describe the types of expenses, billing and reporting requirements for which the position is responsible:

    • Expenses: salary, travel, lab supplies, subcontracts, equipment
    • Billing: cost reimbursable, letter of credit, fixed fee
    • Reporting: RPPR (federal), non-federal sponsor forms as required, reporting for internal grant mechanisms related to the Malone Center.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Understand and utilize institutional policies for post award grant process and sponsor guidelines.
    • Review budgets and related justification for appropriateness and completeness of content.  Ensures that all applicable and indirect costs have been applied.  May also provide groundwork for subcontract negotiations.
    • Ensure compliance in all other areas related to grant and contract management, including sponsoring organization guidelines, internal protocols, accurate protocol information within grant documents, conflicts of interest, etc.
    • Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, this includes regular auditing and reporting to principal investigators and departmental leadership.  Assist with closeouts as needed.
    • Coordinate the process of setting up awards in designated department/division after grant number is assigned, including reviewing award, verifying award set-up and ensuring personnel is setup appropriately.
    • Pro-actively ensures spending is compliant in accordance with institutional and sponsor regulations, terms, and conditions.
    • Ensure that post-award responsibilities are completed, including budget distribution, account reconciliation, e-form setup, effort reporting, cost transfers, paying invoices and paperwork finalization related to subcontract setup.
    • Conduct complex award management activities including monitoring and managing accounts, audits, evaluations and reporting.
    • Provide information and direct assistance required to complete contract and grant closeouts.
    • Partner with departmental faculty and/or budgetary staff and the Divisional Office of Research Administration toward the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private
    • agencies/foundations and commercial companies.
    • May review sponsored project proposals for assigned faculty prior to them being forwarded to the Grants & Contracts Manager and Divisional Sponsored Projects Office for signature.  Review involves accuracy, content, and adherence to all relevant guidelines.
    • May be expected to provide instruction, preparation assistance and support to faculty and researchers and/or staff related to grant application procedures.
    • May serve as liaison between research units, central offices and funding agencies.

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • 2 years of administrative/budgeting experience.
    • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

    JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.  For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience managing large research projects
    • Demonstrated grant administration experience
    • Experience in liaison and communication with internal and external stakeholders

    Special Skills/Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required.
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of The Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices preferred.
    • Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
    • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
    • Knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts, including NIH, NSF, DOD as well as foundations and industry.

    Additional Applicable Information:

    • Successful completion of the RAT program (18-24 months) is equivalent to three years of relevant experience for this position.  If an employee does not successfully complete the program, no additional experience will be applied.

    Classified Title: Grants & Contracts Analyst
    Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
    Starting Salary Range: $53,000 – $56,000 annually
    Employee group: Full Time
    Schedule: M-F 8:00 – 4:30
    Exempt Status: Exempt
    Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
    Department name: 10001488-Department of Computer Science
    Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

    The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

    The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

    During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

    The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

    EEO is the Law
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    Homewood Campus

  • This position reports directly to the Sr. Financial Analyst and will work in conjunction with the finance and administrative teams to provide support for efficient processes and functions for the Department of Computer Science and the Information Security Institute. The responsibilities will encompass a variety of financial, payroll, and administrative activities with duties related to the computing, classification, and recording of transactions; payment and receipt of funds; purchasing and distribution of materials; managing and updating of payroll records.The position will support activities stemming from both non-sponsored and sponsored activities as needed. All of these functions require becoming an expert at utilizing the university’s financial accounting systems, policies, procedures and resources. Provide exceptional and timely customer service and support to faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

    Key Responsibilities and Duties:

    Purchasing, Payments, and Reimbursements (70%):

    • Process travel and expense reimbursement requests for faculty, staff, students, and non-employees using SAP or Petty Cash Vouchers for expenses stemming from sponsored and non-sponsored business activities.
    • Accurately prepare, code, and process purchase requests using the quickest and most appropriate purchasing mechanism such as Hopkins e-marketplace, non-standard shopping carts, and/or procurement card.
    • Ensure completeness and accuracy of documentation according to University policies.
    • Distribute goods and process related goods receipts verifying proper invoicing to Accounts Payable to ensure 3-way match and timely payment processing.
    • Process vendor invoices for expenses and/or services utilizing on-line check requests.
    • Liaise with external entities, procurement, and accounts payable for vendor record generation.
    • Collaborate with team to orient and communicate changes of administrative procedures as necessary to internal and external customers and initiate updates to electronic documents and resources.

    Payroll Support (25%):

    • Process hire, salary change, reassignment, and termination ISRs for students hired as departmental course assistants.
    • Track data related to federal work study awards as applicable.
    • Follow up with students if documentation is not submitted within the appropriate timeframe.
    • Enter payroll information in SAP to make sure employees are paid on time and accurately.
    • Prioritize and process ISRs as received and utilizing proper action codes in SAP.
    • Monitor receipt and approval of weekly timesheets for course assistants. Request updates as needed.
    • Enter weekly hours in SAP, meeting semi-monthly cutoffs.

    Other Financial and Administrative Duties (5%):

    • Use time-management techniques daily to triage and monitor email(s) and workflow systems to process documents and requests in a timely manner.
    • Maintain accurate and complete records and documentation in electronic filing system following guidelines for record retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating, and purging.
    • Operate office equipment such as scanner, personal computer, photocopier, to manage e-mail, electronic calendar and other forms of electronic media.
    • Keep abreast of University policies and procedures and communicate as appropriate via written or oral correspondence to internal and external customers.
    • Deposit checks and post to proper accounts.
    • Respond to student group inquiries to verify account balances and transactions or locate and resolve discrepancies.
    • Provide support for other financial/administrative services of the department as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Three years experience in administrative or financial role.
    • Related coursework at the college level may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

    JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business a plus.
    • SAP- Basic knowledge preferred or demonstrated use of other financial or technical systems.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Data Entry- Intermediate experience or ability  with data input/transactions processing in an automated environment.
    • Basic Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Office Suite and other software applications.
    • Positive and professional demeanor with ability to  build and sustains positive and collaborative working relationships with a wide range of constituents.
    • Extensive customer service skills with ability to resolve problems, and negotiate solutions.
    • Detail oriented, organized, strategic thinker and self-starter.
    • Ability to interact in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.
    • Ability to work as a team member while prioritizing tasks and deadlines.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, exercise diplomacy, use independent judgement in resolving financial issues, and interact professionally with internal and external customers.
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are required.

    Decision-Making:

    • Ability to work alone for long periods of time as needed to complete assigned tasks using established office procedures and resources.
    • Makes decisions and establish work priorities to coordinate and prioritize tasks and ensure resources are employed appropriately.

    Problem Solving:

    • Ability to navigate various internal systems to obtain knowledge to identify, analyze, and resolve issues.

    Working Conditions:

    • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
    • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
    • Occasionally moving or  lifting objects or packages weighing 50 lbs. or less.

    The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

    The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

    During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

    The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

    EEO is the Law
    Learn more:
    https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
    Important legal information
    http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

  • The Johns Hopkins Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate is expected to conduct fundamental research in the mathematical, statistical and computational foundations of machine learning.

    Outstanding candidates at all academic ranks will be considered. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields, 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.

    Primary appointments will be in the academic Department most appropriate for the candidate within the Whiting School of Engineering – e.g. Applied Math and Statistics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical and Computer Engineering. For additional information see https://www.minds.jhu.edu/job-openings/.

    Opportunities for interactions across the University include the Center for Imaging Science, the Center for Language and Speech Processing, the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

    All applicants should submit their application online at https://apply.interfolio.com/57726 Electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a complete resume, and a publication list. Applications at the Assistant Professor level should also include at least three reference letters. Applications at the Associate or Full Professor levels should not include reference letters or names at this stage.

    Applications will be reviewed starting January 15, 2019 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.

  • Applications are invited for a cybersecurity postdoctoral fellow to conduct research on vulnerability discovery, analysis, and patching in the System Security Lab lead by Dr. Cao (https://yinzhicao.org).  The System Security Lab has profound experience in Web Security and a track record in publishing academic papers in the top-four cybersecurity conference.

    Ideal applicants will have:

    • A Ph.D. in Computer Science, or related field • Strong programming skills in relevant languages and frameworks such as JavaScript and IBM WALA • Strong programming analysis skills, such as control and data flow analysis • Published papers in English • Excellent communication skills

    To apply, send yzcao (at) cs.jhu.edu a letter of interest and current CV. Please also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to that address. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to yzcao (at) cs.jhu.edu.

    The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA employer.

  • In 2013, the university announced the funding by alumnus Michael R. Bloomberg of 50 new Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships to anchor programs of cross-disciplinary collaboration across the university. Computer Science is pleased to be involved in several of these searches.

 

 

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