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Current Opportunities:

Assistant Director Finance

The Assistant Director of Finance will report to the Director of the SNF Agora Institute and work in close collaboration with the finance and administrative teams in Krieger School of Arts & Sciences (KSAS) Dean’s Office and University Administration (UA).  The Assistant Director of Finance will play an important role on the leadership team of the Institute with responsibility for financial and administrative strategic planning, and management and oversight of all financial, budgetary, and administrative activities of the Institute. Additionally, this person will engage in business plan development for new activities of the Institute.

The responsibilities for the Assistant Director include but are not limited to: accounting, general and strategic budgeting, coordination with and reporting on endowment projections and spending, coordination with Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) on reporting, funding from philanthropy, oversight of research grants and flow through, development of business plans for new programs such as executive education, masters programs and/or others, coordination and compliance with HR, oversight of administrative, IT and other team members, other compliance and reporting obligations related to gift agreements, coordination with other finance teams at KSAS and UA as required.  Additionally, this position will pro-actively establish processes, metrics, and procedures to ensure compliance with University policies.

This position will provide advice and counsel to the Institute Director, Faculty and Staff in order to make the most effective use of the department’s physical, human and financial resources.

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AMS – SNF Agora Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS), and the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seek a postdoctoral fellow to work at the interface of data science and democracy.

The position is intended for a mathematical scientist at an early stage of their career, and is ideal for someone who wishes to pursue an interdisciplinary academic position or a decision support position in the nonprofit or government sectors.

Jointly funded by AMS and SNF Agora, the fellowship begins July 1, 2021, and can be renewed for up to a total of two years. The postdoc will teach three courses in AMS over two years, will work on joint research projects in AMS and SNF Agora, and will have faculty mentors in both AMS and SNF Agora.  The position carries an annual salary of $65,000.

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Johns Hopkins is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The university is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the university’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.