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Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track), AD-0601-00 (PMB)

Position Deleted on 12/10/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Medicine - Medical Researcher
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
$70,842 to $221,438 USD Per Year
The mission of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is to provide the highest quality education and research programs in the health sciences to those selected individuals who demonstrate dedication to a career in the health professions of the uniformed services. The USU is authorized to grant appropriate advanced academic degrees and to establish postdoctoral, postgraduate, and technological institutes related to treatment and research in the health sciences. USUHS develops and supports academic and training programs designed to ensure maximum utilization of the health science labor force, facilities, and equipment within the Department of Defense and military medical departments worldwide.

The Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics (PMB) invites applications for a part-time (non-tenure track) Assistant Professor position. The Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics is responsible for providing a comprehensive education and training program appropriate to the training of students of medicine and for the development and conduct of educational programs in tropical public health for graduate students, postgraduate fellows, residents, and other personnel as required. The Department is also responsible for the conduct of scientific research in current areas of health interest and the professional exchange of findings.

Duties: The incumbent serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, and as such is responsible for teaching, research, and administrative assignments. In coordination with other faculty members of the department, the incumbent will assist in the planning and development of curriculum in a manner so as to integrate the student's knowledge of basic sciences with clinical medicine. Participates in the development and organization of specific courses of study, which provide practical experience in Health Services Administration-supported courses. The successful candidate will supervise groups of medical students, interns, residents and postdoctoral graduate assistants at the tutorial level in the laboratory and during seminar sessions; teach new research techniques, including the use of appropriate instruments and equipment, and statistical and analytical procedures. Prepare materials for presentation, provides daily supervision, and review student performance.

He/she will provide instruction to military senior executives as a faculty member of the Medical Executive Skills Training Course. Serve as an advisor to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral assistants in guiding their training programs and prepare and present lectures in area of major expertise to the entire student body. Additional responsibilities include, participating in investigational research and developmental projects, directing experimental activities, evaluating data, drawing conclusions, and publishing results. Serves as research advisor to graduate students in field of expertise, assists in planning programs, setting objectives, evaluating progress, etc.

Teaching responsibilities include issues and application of decision analysis concepts in our Graduate Programs, particularly the Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree program. In addition, the incumbent will act as the Medical Director for our continuing education program entitled "MedExcellence." This course, offered five times per year around the United States, Europe and the Pacific, is an advanced-level course offered by USUHS to educate military health care professionals in the tools and methods needed to continuously improve high-quality health care systems. This course focuses on improvement in the quality and cost efficiency of clinical practice and population health outcomes through evidence-based decision making.

Qualification Requirements: Incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a M.D. degree plus substantial experience in medical school teaching, educational administration, personnel management, 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, and possess active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics. Experience with medical applications of electronic data processing is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have college/university level teaching experience and background in decision analysis. Applicants should also show evidence of an active research program leading to scholarly publications. 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). 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.

Instructions to Candidates: Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:
USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
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