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Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0610-00-GSN  « Position Deleted on 1/08/2013 »

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: Bethesda, MD
  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Posted: 12/12/2011 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 02/16/2011)
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.

The Graduate School of Nursing (GSN), Department of Health Systems, Injury, & Disease Management invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in our Family Nurse Practitioner Program. The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs accredited Graduate School of Nursing offers program options in nurse anesthesia, nurse practitioner (family health) , and clinical nurse specialist (perioperative) leading to the MSN. The PhD program has a research-intensive focus within the areas of population health and outcomes, operational readiness, and clinical decision making. The Graduate School of Nursing is committed to promoting clinical excellence, and furthering research and scholarship in healthcare. Located within the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), the school enjoys interdisciplinary relationships with medicine, public health and other health related professions.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as an Assistant Professor and as such will be responsible for teaching, research, and administrative assignments. He/she will assist in the planning and development of the curriculum of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. The selected candidate will serve as an interface with the National Capital Simulator Center to maximize the use of alternatives in teaching/learning family nurse practitioner curriculum. Coordinates with the National Capital Simulator Center to provide reality-based interview experiences for students. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for advising students in dissertation/thesis development, evaluating student progress in research courses and dissertation/thesis work.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants must be professional nurses, holding an earned doctorate in nursing or a relevant field, and a current license and certification as a nurse practitioner. A Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree and recent graduate level teaching experience are desirable. Candidates with a background in the military and/or federal health care system and who are doctorally prepared in nursing or a relevant specialty area will receive favorable consideration. Candidates with expertise in Adult Health and Care-giving, Family Health, and Pediatrics, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic guidelines.

As an advanced practice registered nurse, faculty members within the clinical specialties are required to obtain credentials at one of several military or federal health care facilities and maintain a clinical practice.

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.

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 vita 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.
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