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Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure/Tenure-Track) AD-0610-00 (GSN)  « Position Deleted on 4/17/2013 »

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Posted: 01/22/2013 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 06/01/2011)
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $65,342 to $98,013 USD Per Year
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. USUHS serves the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation, and uniquely relates these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.

This position is located at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Graduate School of Nursing, Department of Health Systems, Risk, and Contingency Management and will provide educational and research support to the Patient Safety & Quality Academic Collaborative Program. This is a tenure-track position.

Duties: The incumbent serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Systems, Risk, and Contingency Management and performs functions in support of the Patient Safety & Quality Academic Collaborative Program. The incumbent performs teaching, clinical care, research, and administrative assignments. The incumbent will actively participate in the University's new interdisciplinary "Patient Safety & Quality Academic Collaborative Program" supporting the academic objective of the Department of Defense/Military Health System's Patient Safety & Quality Program.

The incumbent will be responsible for graduate, graduate nursing and undergraduate medical teaching of courses and lectures relating to patient safety and quality of care. Supports existing, and/or creates new graduate-level patient safety and quality of care courses including in a distance learning format as feasible. The incumbent will also serve as an advisor to medical, nursing and graduate students working on patient safety/quality of care-related projects.

Actively engages in original research related to patient safety and quality of care, to include as it relates to health information technology as applicable. Serves as Principal Investigator (PI) for key studies of interest and Associate Investigator supporting other program PIs offering expertise and assistance with research activities. Searches for and coordinates application for extramural and intramural funding to support his/her research projects and the Patient Safety Program/department. Fosters collaborative research endeavors across Federal agencies and with researchers from other universities. Participates in investigational, research and developmental projects and directs experimental activities, evaluates data, draws conclusions, and publishes results. Reviews and critiques research and developmental areas. Develops, monitors, and evaluates contractual research and development arrangements.

The incumbent, if licensed as an advanced practice nurse, will maintain clinical skills within the military health care system. On average, the incumbent will see patients approximately 4 hours per week. Professional credentials and license will be maintained.

Qualification Requirements: The qualified candidate must possess an earned doctorate in nursing or a relevant field; a current license and certification, as appropriate; and experience in nursing or health informatics. The successful candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic guidelines. He/she must demonstrate effective leadership, scholarly achievement, and interest in patient safety & quality of care. The incumbent will operate within the university's interdisciplinary Patient Safety & Quality Academic Collaborative Program with researchers representing diverse disciplines. Those candidates with a background in the military and/or federal health care system are preferred. The optimal candidate will also possess formal education or experience in nursing or health informatics.

U. S. citizenship is required.

Selected candidates for this position shall be required to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. Failure to meet the requirement will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

A pre-employment drug test and random drug testing is a requirement of this position. Failure to meet the requirement will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

Instructions to Candidates: Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae, and the names of three individuals who can be contacted to provide references to:
USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.