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Associate Professor (Non Tenure/Non Tenure Track) AD-0602- 00 (OB/GYN)  « Position Deleted on 1/07/2013 »

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Medicine - Physicians
Posted: 01/30/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $102,223.00 to $254,566.00 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. The 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.

The Uniformed Service University of the Health Science (USU), F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine (SOM) at USUHS is seeking a clinical faculty at the Associate Professor level in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The incumbent serves to support undergraduate medical education in the Department and to broadly support clinically-oriented education of students in the National Capital Area. . This position will require interaction with clinical Departments in local National Capital Area Military Treatment Facilities (MTF's), including Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.

Duties: The incumbent serves as a faculty member within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, USUHS and as such is responsible for serving as a senior physician-educator in support of the recently developed, clinically and academically oriented, SOM curriculum. In this role, the incumbent will be actively involved in the preparation, coordination, implementation, and teaching of pre-clinical, core clerkship, and post-clerkship curricula as these entities pertain to educating students in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The incumbent will be integrally involved with the core clerkship activities in the Department, and will interact with the Director of Clinical Clerkships in the supervision of clerkship activities across all sites, but particularly at the local MTF's. The incumbent will participate in the design, implementation, and review of faculty development activities designed to educate faculty at all clerkship sites regarding student education and curricular reform.

The successful candidate will administer and deliver direct patient care, including all appropriate technical procedures, and supervise patient care performed by junior staff and students, as appropriate to his/her area of expertise. Participates and/or initiates research within the Department of OB/GYN and collaborating departments to incorporate curriculum reform objectives in the clinical education of students. The incumbent will support faculty development exercises to educate clinical faculty on curricular reform objectives, and will educate faculty on new methods of teaching and assessing students in line with curricular reform. Serves on major standing committees, and/or prepares and delivers staff reports.

Qualifications Requirements: The incumbent must posse a M.D. or D.O degree, along with a current, valid, and unrestricted medical license. The incumbent must hold current Board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology, including active enrollment in the Maintenance of Certification program. The applicant should possess substantial experience and expertise in the provision of direct patient care in the area of women's health, in the teaching of medical students, in educational administration, personnel management, and in research and development. Additionally, publishing of scientific publications in critically reviewed scientific journals or peer-reviewed workshops at educational meetings is expected. The incumbent will obtain and/or maintain active membership in scholarly societies appropriate for a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Experience with the medical application of electronic data processing is required, and experience with Department of Defense federal health care systems is preferred.

The incumbent must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Associate Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic guidelines.

U.S. citizenship is required.

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.

This position is sensitivity level is designated as non-critical sensitive. The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. If the selectee fails to meet the requirements of the required background investigation, the tentative offer of employment will be rescinded, or if employment has started, the selectee may be discharged from the Federal service.

Instructions to Candidates: Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three (3) references, to:
USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.