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Research Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0403-00 (PAT)

Position Deleted on 9/18/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
Faculty - Medicine - Medical Researcher
Application Due:
Full Time
$66,196 to $106,017 USD Per Year
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. The 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 Hébert School of Medicine, Department of Pathology (PAT) is seeking to hire an individual at the Research Assistant Professor level (non-tenure/non-tenure track) to take an active lead in developing new immunotherapies.

The Department of Pathology is responsible for providing a comprehensive education and training program in the field of pathology appropriate to the training of students of medicine and for the development and conduct of educational programs in pharmacological sciences for graduate students, postgraduate fellows, residents, and other DoD personnel as required. The department is also responsible for the conduct of scientific research in current areas of interest and the professional exchange of findings.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and as such, will be responsible for research and administrative assignments. He/she will supervise groups of graduate students, interns, student volunteers and post-doctoral graduate assistants at the tutorial level in the laboratory; oversee new research techniques, including the use of appropriate instruments and equipment, and statistical and analytical procedures; prepare materials for presentation, provide daily oversight, and review of student performance, and serve as an advisor to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral assistants in guiding their training programs.

The successful candidate will actively participate in daily research work at the bench level and be responsible for data review and analysis from individuals within his/her area of responsibility. Additional duties include, participating in investigational, research and developmental projects, directing experimental activities, evaluating data, drawing conclusions, and publishing results. The individual will also write and edit for publication, texts, articles, monographs and other materials for use in the source of study and for research purposes.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a M.D. or Ph.D. degree in immunology, vaccinology or closely-related discipline, plus research and development, expertise and experience as reflected by a significant number of scientific publications in critically reviewed scientific journals, as appropriate to his/her research. The incumbent must possess active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the Department of Pathology. Experience with medical applications of electronic data processing is desirable. The successful candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic policies.

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 will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit 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.
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