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Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure/Tenure Track) AD-1530-00 (GSN)

Position Deleted on 4/17/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
01/22/2013 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 09/02/2011)
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$65,342 to $98,013 USD Per Year
The Uniformed Services University 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 and the Center for Statistics invite applications for a full time (tenure-track) Assistant Professor position within the Graduate School of Nursing. This position is in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), Graduate School of Nursing (GSN). Although the primary appointment is in the GSN reporting to the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, the incumbent will reside in the Center for Statistics, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics (PMB), F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine (SOM) with other statisticians who serve the USU community.

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.

Seventy percent of this faculty member's time is allocated to support GSN faculty research and serve as faculty in the GSN Ph.D. Program, the Master of Science in Nursing degree program, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Thirty percent of the incumbent's time is dedicated to F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine (SOM), Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics (PMB) supporting and improving the public health of the uniformed services' community through the provision of research, service, and educational programs to medical, graduate, and post-graduate students.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as an Assistant Professor, GSN and SOM, and will reside in the Center for Statistics, PMB and is responsible for student and faculty consultations, research, teaching, and administrative assignments. In coordination with other faculty members of the departments, he/she will assists in the planning and development of graduate curricula; Participate in the development and organization of specific courses of study in the area of expertise; Participate in teaching graduate nursing and medical students, preparing them for advanced functional roles that demand the application and utilization of research and evidenced-based practice.

The successful candidate will also prepare materials for presentations, provide daily supervision, and review student performance; Supervise groups of nursing and medical students, interns, residents and postdoctoral graduate assistants at the tutorial level in laboratory or seminar sessions; as well as, teach courses in the academic areas of biostatistics, epidemiology, and data analysis and management to include electronic information processing.

Qualifications Requirements: The qualified candidate must bring to this position an earned research related doctorate in statistics or a relevant health field and experience in nursing or medical school teaching, biostatistical research, statistical consulting, research, and student management. A strong bio-statistics background in academic preparation and program of research is preferred. Those candidates with a background in the military and/or federal health care systems will also be given preference. Graduate level teaching experience is required. Ideally the best candidate will have an established program of research with extramural funding. The successful candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic policies.

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). 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 positions are 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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