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Current Opportunities:

SNF Agora Open Rank Faculty – Institutions of Democracy Under Stress 

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seeks faculty (or nominations of faculty) for endowed professorships at any rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors) who focus on the institutional and organizational dimensions of democracy under stress, particularly as related to questions of civic engagement and inclusive discourse. We define these terms broadly and seek scholars from a range of disciplines, including but not limited to scholars who study the dynamics of states; state contexts; political, civic, social, and economic organizations and institutions; social movements; and social networks, as well as their role in shaping, interacting with, constraining, making possible, and challenging the realization of democracy in global contexts or the U.S.

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SNF Agora Open Rank Faculty – Social Cognition/Political Psychology

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seeks faculty (or nominations of faculty) for endowed professorships at any rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors) who focus on social cognition or political psychology. We seek scholars from a range of disciplines examining the cognitive and psychological foundations of social and collective behavior, especially as it relates to questions about civic engagement and inclusive discourse across the globe or in the U.S.

This search is part of a broader initiative at Johns Hopkins University to expand expertise in social cognition within the Department of Psychological and Brian Sciences and in other departments. Faculty hired to the SNF Agora Institute, however, can sit in any department in the university.

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SNF Agora Open Rank Faculty – Challenges of Multi-Ethnic Democracy, Race, Inequality

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seeks faculty (or nominations of faculty) for endowed professorships at any rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors) who focus on the dynamics of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, migration, group identities (including gender and sexuality), community and urban dynamics, and forms of structural inequality in shaping, interacting with, making possible, and challenging the realization of democracy in global contexts and the U.S. We define these terms broadly and seek scholars from a range of disciplines.

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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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Postdoctoral Fellow/P3 Lab

The P3 Lab at Johns Hopkins University is seeking two Postdoctoral Research Associates with expertise in multi-method, social science research to work with Professor Hahrie Han on a set of grant-funded studies of the effectiveness of contemporary grassroots organizing efforts in the United States. These studies are designed both to develop and implement measures of power-building in the communities in which these organizing efforts occur, and identify the organizational mechanisms that make this kind of work possible. All of the work will be done in close partnership with field organizations. All candidates must be comfortable working in underserved communities with grassroots organizations, have a commitment to developing data tools that can sharpen the strategic practice of field partners, and have the methodological expertise to both develop and use a range of computational tools for analysis, and also conduct qualitative data collection.

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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.