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Associate Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-602-00 (SUR)  « Position Deleted on 8/21/2012 »

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: San Diego, CA
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Medicine - Physicians
Posted: 01/31/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $102,223 to $254,566 USD Per Year
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) 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.

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), F. Edward H├ębert School of Medicine, Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery (SUR) seeks a qualified candidate for a full-time, non-tenure/non-tenure track Associate Professor position. This position is located at the National Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), San Diego, CA.

The Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery supports the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Mission as the Nations Federal Health Sciences University which is committed to excellence in Medicine and Public Health during Peace and War. We provide the Nation with surgeons dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and also with scientists who serve the common good. We serve the uniformed services and the Nation as the preeminent academic center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service and consultation in surgery, disaster medicine, and mass casualty situation, and the logistics of surgical care.

Duties: The incumbent serves as Associate Professor in the Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery and as such is responsible for teaching, research, patient care and administrative assignments.

In coordination with other faculty members of the Department, he/she will assist in the planning and development of the curriculum for the Department in a manner as to integrate the student's knowledge of basic sciences with clinical medicine. Participate in the development and organization of specific courses of study for the Norman M. Rich Department of' Surgery, which provide practical experiences in learning fundamentals of sound history and physical examination and diagnosis, and evaluation of patients with medical and surgical disorders.

Supervise groups of medical students, interns, residents and postdoctoral graduate assistants at the tutorial level in the laboratory or at bedside or clinical teaching rounds. Prepare materials for presentation; provide daily supervision to students and review student performance. Prepare and present lectures in areas of major expertise to entire student body. Participate in investigational, research and development of projects, direct experimental activities, evaluate data, draw conclusions and publish results. The incumbent will also serve as a research advisor to graduate students in field of expertise, assists in planning programs, setting objectives, evaluating progress, etc.

The successful candidate will perform patient care including all appropriate technical procedures, and supervise all patient care services performed by staff and students in his/her area of responsibility.

Qualifications Requirements: The incumbent must be a U.S citizen and possess a minimum of the MD degree, plus certification by the American Board of Surgery and state medical licensure. Substantial experience in medical school teaching, educational administration, personnel management, research and development, expertise and experience as reflected by a significant number of scientific publications in critical reviewed scientific journals appropriate to his/her research, and possess active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the Department of Surgery. Experience with medical applications of electronic data processing is desirable. The successful candidate 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.

The position sensitivity level is designated as non-critical sensitive. It does not require a secret clearance. Nominees for this position shall be required to successfully complete an Access National Agency Check (ANACI). Failure to meet the requirement will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

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