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Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure/Tenure Track) AD-0401-00 (APG)

Position Deleted on 1/29/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Science - Biology
01/22/2013 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 05/07/2012)
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$66,196 to $106,017 USD Per Year
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) F. Edward H├ębert School of Medicine (SOM) is the Nation's federal school of medicine and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during periods of peace and war. USU provides the Nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good. We serve the uniformed services and the Nation as a premier school of medicine with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation; we are unique in relating these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.

The Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics (APG), Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, chaired by Harvey B. Pollard, M.D, Ph.D., invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The department has strong commitments to medical education and biomedical research and is located in an interactive scientific environment adjacent to the National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine. Outstanding core facilities are available to support medical education and biomedical research in cell biology, genomics and proteomics.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics (APG) and as such, will be responsible for teaching, research and administrative assignments. He/she will supervise groups of medical students, interns, residents, post-doctoral and graduate assistants at the tutorial level in the laboratory; teach new research techniques including the use of appropriate instruments and equipment, and statistical and analytical procedures. Effectively teach medical and graduate students in lecture and laboratory settings; prepare lectures, supplementary materials, to include audiovisual aids, for presentation and remains current in the areas of instruction relevant to the modular curriculum. Additional responsibilities include, providing daily supervision, and review student performance; serving as advisor to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral assistants in guiding their training programs; preparing and presenting lectures in area of Neuroanatomy and Gross Anatomy to the entire student body; participating in investigational research and developmental projects, directing experimental activities, evaluating data, drawing conclusions, and publishing results. The incumbent will also be expected to contribute to the Department's interdisciplinary Anatomy and Physiology curriculum for first year medical students and establish an independent and extramurally funded research program.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must possess a minimum of a Ph.D. degree, plus experience in teaching, personnel management, training research methods, and experimental design in scientific disciplines. The success applicant must also possess experience and expertise as reflected by a significant number of scientific publications in critically reviewed scientific journals as appropriate to his/her research, and active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics (APG). Experience with medical applications of electronic data processing is desirable. Research interest in systems biology and cell signaling is an asset. 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 and does not require a secret clearance. The incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain the non-critical sensitivity level. 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 a curriculum vitae, an outline of their proposed research program and have three letters of reference sent to:
USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
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