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Associate Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0602-00 (SUR)  « Position Deleted on 7/28/2014 »

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Medicine - Physicians
Posted: 07/14/2014 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 01/17/2013)
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 (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.

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), F. Edward H├ębert School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (SUR), invites applications for an Associate Professor (non-tenure/non-tenure track) position. This position is aligned to the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine (USUHS), Department of Surgery (SUR), but is physically located at the Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) in Tacoma, Washington.

The 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 will serve as an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery (SUR), and as such will be responsible for teaching and academic activities, and patient clinical care within the department. Approximately fifty percent of time will be spent in teaching and academic activities. The incumbent will participate in teaching core USU School of Medicine curriculum, through teaching third and fourth year medical students. Teaches and supervises third year students on the inpatient and outpatient services. Serves as a "preceptor" or teaching attending frequently (3-4, 6-week teaching blocks per year). Teaches and supervises curricular "threads" and small group work in clinical and basic science Evaluates, gives feedback to, and recommends grades for all students and/or residents with whom they work.

He/she will liaise with the on-site clerkship director, local command SUR, and faculty including, but not limited to: routinely meeting with local clinical leadership concerning the curriculum for and evaluation of medical students, including the faculty effort required. The incumbent will work closely with the hospital and departmental leadership to recruit and advise faculty on their progress to associate and full professor; this includes support for other clinical departments in the hospital which host USU medical students. He/she will contribute to the teaching and research missions of SUR and USU, through contributions in teaching and scholarship. Serves as backup to on site Clerkship Director, performing those duties when Clerkship Director is absent. Supports the Graduate Medical Education program (General Surgery or other Surgical Specialty programs) at MAMC through supervision of resident trainees in the ambulatory and inpatient care settings. Approximately fifty percent of time will be spent in clinical, patient care activities in the hospital setting, contributing to the patient care mission of MAMC and/or USUHS.

Qualification Requirements: Incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a medical degree (M.D. or D.O.), be board certified in by the American Board of Surgery, maintain an active license to practice medicine in a state, and be credentialed for the full range of surgical practice in a hospital setting. Incumbent must have experience in teaching medical students and/or residents. Should have expertise and experience and possess active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the discipline of surgery and 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.

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). Appointment to this position is subject the incumbent's ability to obtain and maintain a non-critical-sensitive security level. 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 will 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.