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Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure/Tenure Track) AD-0101-00 (MED)

Position Deleted on 2/08/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
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. 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 Medicine (MED) invites applications for an Assistant Professor (non-tenure/tenure track) position.

The Department of Medicine is responsible for fostering and assessing the skills, knowledge, and professionalism of students necessary for success in graduate medical education and military medical practice; maintains an academic environment strongly supporting productive basic science and clinical research endeavors; fosters academic excellence through effective faculty development programs, periodic faculty review, and strong support for academic advancement; demonstrates, through a skilled faculty, the role model of a compassionate, dedicated caregiver and teacher as well as an innovative, ethical clinician-scientist; supports military readiness with in-depth expertise on infectious diseases, toxic exposures, wellness measures, and other internal medicine concerns of particular operational significance; fosters academic excellence in professional training throughout military graduate medical education; and provides public presentations supporting graduate and continuing medical education on internal medicine and related topics.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine (MED), and as such will be responsible for assessments, research, teaching, and administrative assignments. In coordination with other faculty members of F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine (FEHSOM) and the Office of the Dean, the incumbent will direct curricular assessments and quality control for all courses, modules, and clerkships in FEHSOM.

In coordination with senior faculty members the incumbent will be substantially involved in all aspects of Long Term Career Outcome Study (LTCOS) research. As an integral member of the LTCOS working group, he/she will assist in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific research; data collection, entry, management, and analyses; literature reviews; assistance with the submission of review board approvals and grant applications; and assistance with the preparation of presentations at scientific meetings and publications in journals. Additionally, the successful candidate will present research and assessment findings regarding the FEHSOM at professional gatherings, USUHS and other institutions.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must possess a minimum of doctoral degree, in health professions education, educational psychology, or other social science. The candidate must have substantial experience conducting curricular assessment in an academic environment, preferably a medical school. Experience with curricular assessment with an academic institution that is undergoing or underwent a major reform in their curriculum is desirable, as is experience in medical education and research.

This position requires: experience using survey software, such as PHP Surveyor and analytical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, or STATA) to conduct statistical analyses. In particular, experience conducting correlation analysis, multiple linear regression, reliability analysis, ANOVA, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and logistic regression is desirable. The incumbent should possess excellent writing and analytic skills, as well as strong problem-solving abilities; have prior experience conducting quantitative survey research and have knowledge in measurement, evaluation, and assessment practices in formal educational settings; knowledge of educational principles and practice levels; experience managing the assessment of curriculum; design and use of educational testing instruments; and exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. The successful candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic guidelines.

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: Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will 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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