We are seeking an outstanding medical illustrator to join our faculty, teach in our esteemed graduate program, and provide expert visual communication services through the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine.Â Excellent opportunities exist for an energetic illustrator with access to state of the art clinical and surgical facilities, research environments, and collaboration with faculty of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
* TeachingÂ (35%) Â Provide course design and instruction, team teaching, curriculum development, student advising.Â
* Visual communication service (60%) Support research, clinical work, and teaching in the School of Medicine, affiliated institutions and external clients by creating medical illustrations, animations, and 3D models for various audiences.
* Administrativeservice (5%)Â Serve on the Admissions Committee and other committees within the department and institution.
Â·Â Master's degree in Medical Illustration from a CAAHEP-accredited program.
Â·Â Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI) by date of appointment or shortly thereafter.
Â·Â Experience in the design and creation of educational material for medicine and science.
Â·Â High proficiency in 2D illustration for print, presentation and other digital formats.
Â·Â Experience in developing 2D and 3D animations.
Â·Â Experience in 3D modeling and sculpting (C4D and ZBrush preferred).
Â·Â Teaching experience.Â
Â·Â Experience in web development, interactive media.
Â·Â Experience writing successful grant applications.
Â·Â Strong interest in academic publication.
Â·Â Working knowledge or eagerness to learn new technologies (game development, AR/VR).
Knowledge, skills and abilities
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent drawing skills, a strong sense of design, an ability to visualize spatial relationships, a thorough understanding of human anatomy, concepts in cellular and molecular biology and surgical technique. Superb collaboration and communication skills, verbal and written, are expected including the ability to critique student work with clarity and sensitivity. Ability to teach Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Cinema4D and ZBrush at the graduate level is required; experience with Unity, WebGL or other interactive applications and coding experience is a plus.Â Willingness to evaluate new methods, materials, and technologies is essential.Â Experience managing multiple projects and successful balance of priorities is required. Candidates must be willing to generously share their skills and knowledge to thoroughly prepare students for a successful career in Medical Illustration and value the critical role the graduate programs play in the future health of our profession.
Commensurate with university academic level of experience. Excellent fringe benefits including: match 403B retirement plan, tuition remission (employee and family), and health, dental, life, and accident insurance.Â
Interested candidates should submit:
Portfolio of 12 to 15 digital files representing full breadth of work.
CV including education, professional and teaching experience.Â
Cover letter describing what you can offer Hopkins' students and faculty, your expectations of the faculty position and your illustrating and teaching philosophies.
Apply to:Â http://apply.interfolio.com/60050
Internal Number: A-60050-11
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.