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Division of Nephrology-Director Search 2017

The Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine seeks candidates for the position of Director of the Division of Nephrology. The Department of Medicine (DOM) is among the top departments in National Institutes of Health funding with approximately $180 million annually in sponsored research funding, and is home to one of the foremost internal medicine residency programs in the country.  The DOM has multiple clinical locations including the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore and Howard County General Hospital, Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital in the greater Baltimore/DC metro area as well as outpatient clinic sites across the region. The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine with 19 divisions and over 3,000 faculty, nurses, staff and trainees.  The DOM is an integral part of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI), which includes a partnership between the School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH).


The Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions is a freestanding division and recognized nationally and globally as a leader in Nephrology with an exceptional record of achievement across our tripartite mission.  Committed to advancing biomedical discovery, our faculty’s investigators pursue a wide range of research – from bench science to clinical and translational research.  Our fellowship program attracts outstanding applicants to be trained as future academic leaders.  Finally, our clinician educators care for patients from the mid-Atlantic region and around the world with the full spectrum of renal disorders. Our range of clinical services includes high volume outpatient services, with more than 6,000 outpatient encounters; busy inpatient consultation services; multiple dialysis centers across the region; and over 200 kidney transplants annually.  


The Director is the spokesperson for the faculty of the Division.  Responsibilities include promoting faculty; recruiting and appointing new faculty; overseeing educational, clinical and research programs; and planning short term and long-term strategic growth.

Candidates must have an academic record consistent with appointment as an Associate or Full Professor of Medicine. They must have an MD degree or equivalent and an outstanding record of accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate needs to have the demonstrated capacity to foster an environment in which excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, and clinical programs can simultaneously flourish. A demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment is required. Successful candidates will have a record of innovative and effective administrative and fiscal leadership, national stature in his or her field, and a record of excellent interpersonal skills and interactions with students, staff and faculty.  Candidates must be eligible for US employment.


The search committee will accept nominations and applications until the position is filled.  However, the committee strongly encourages applicants to submit their materials by the priority deadline of March 10, 2017.


To apply for this position please submit your CV and cover note.  In the cover note, please review your clinical, research, and teaching expertise and accomplishments, and your leadership and management experience.


Initial inquiries may be directed to
Drs. Sherita Golden and Lawrence Appel

Co-Chairs, Nephrology Director Search Committee
Attn: Holly Sellers

Office of the Director

The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Medicine

1830 E. Monument St., Room 9025

Baltimore, Maryland 21287


The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer 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.


Dr. Paul Scheel is leaving after 30 impactful years with our department:


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