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Associate Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0602-00 (PED)

Position Deleted on 2/08/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Medicine - Physicians
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$102,223 to $254,566 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 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), F. Edward H├ębert School of Medicine, Department of Pediatric (PED) is seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure/non-tenure track Associate Professor position. This position is located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), Bethesda, MD.

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to excellence in pediatric medicine and to the promotion of child health during peace and war. The mission of the department encompasses the areas of education, patient care, research, and community service, and includes the following objectives: provide pediatric education to medical students, residents, subspecialty fellows, practicing pediatricians and other healthcare providers using the latest resources and learning methods; provide medical care for children and serve as advocates for military dependent children and families; provide the academic environment and resources for faculty and trainees to conduct basic and clinical research in pediatrics and in medical education; teach operational pediatrics, with special emphasis on international humanitarian services, to the uniformed medical community and to enable the healthcare workers to minister to the children of the world under adverse conditions.

Duties: The incumbent serves as Associate Professor responsible for teaching and academic activities, and patient clinical care within the Department of Pediatrics, tertiary teaching hospital. He/she will be responsible for the delivery of clinical patient care in the inpatient, outpatient, and newborn nursery setting; conducting clinical care activities, serving as a teaching attending for third- and fourth-year students, interns, residents, and subspecialty fellows; participating in the administration of core USU School of Medicine curriculum for the teaching, evaluation and feedback of all USU medical students rotating through pediatric rotations at the teaching hospital; and serving as senior advisor to Clerkship Director.

The successful candidate will supervise, direct and conduct the delivery of inpatient and outpatient pediatric care provided by medical students and resident trainees; attend national meetings of pediatric educational/academic medicine, and when possible, meetings of the Association of American Medical Colleges and Pediatric Academic Societies; participates in scholarly activities of the Department of Pediatrics through planning and conducting research, journal club, research projects, and searches for external funding and serve as research mentor for pediatric trainees and staff.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must possess a minimum of an M.D. degree, and be board-certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Formal training in Academic Pediatrics or a Pediatric Subspecialty is desirable. Must maintain an active license to practice medicine in a state, and be credentialed for the full range of Pediatrics practice in a hospital setting. Incumbent must have experience in teaching medical students and/or residents and experience with an interest in educational/clinical/translational research with evidence of scholarship including publications in critically reviewed scientific journals or peer-reviewed workshops at pediatric meetings as appropriate to his/her research. Experience with medical applications of electronic data processing is required, as is experience with the Department of Defense and/or federal health care systems. Should have expertise and experience and possess active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the discipline of pediatrics and the Department of Pediatric. 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 a curriculum vitae, letter of application 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.
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