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

Position Deleted on 7/28/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
07/14/2014 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 01/14/2013)
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$102,223 to $254.566 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 Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG), invites applications for an Associate Professor (non-tenure/non-tenure track) position. This position is aligned to the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine (USUHS), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG) but is physically located at the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) in San Antonio, Texas.

The department is responsible for the conduct of basic, translational and clinical research in the areas of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is also responsible for teaching medical students in clinical settings; overseeing the National Capital Uniformed Services Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology Program and supporting subspecialty fellowships in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and Gynecologic Oncology; and conducting continuing medical education courses in University sponsored programs.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and as such will serve in teaching and academic activities, and in patient clinical care. Approximately half of the time will be spent in clinical patient care activities in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SAMMC. Approximately half of the time will be spent in teaching and academic activities. He/she is responsible for serving as a senior physician-educator in support of the recently developed, clinically and academically integrated, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine curriculum. In this role, the incumbent will be actively involved in the preparation, coordination, implementation, and teaching of core clerkship, and post-clerkship curricula. This involves organizing, developing, leading, and participating in small group teaching activities throughout the four year curriculum, to include providing instruction to students in support of the didactic core curriculum, as appropriate to his/her particular specialty area.

He/she will be integrally involved with the core clerkship activities in the Department, and will interact with the Director of Clinical Clerkships in the supervision of clerkship activities at SAMMC. The incumbent will participate in the design, implementation, and review of faculty development activities designed to educate faculty at SAMMC on student education and curricula reform. It also includes responsibility for teaching the appropriate methods for an obstetric and gynecologic history and physical examination, and for demonstrating and assisting students with the integration of data in order to develop appropriate differential diagnoses and the corresponding treatment plans. The incumbent will also be involved with teaching and supervising medical students on inpatient and outpatient services at SAMMC, where he/she will serve as a clinical preceptor and/or an attending clinician for specified periods throughout each year. As a physician-educator the successful candidate will also be involved in teaching and supervising the delivery of curricular "threads" and small group work in support of both the clinical and basic sciences. Included is the preparation of written and verbal evaluations, the provision of interim and/or corrective feedback to students, and the preparation of formal assessments and recommendations for grades for all students with whom they work. Administering and delivering direct patient care, to include all appropriate technical procedures. The individual will also be required to supervise patient care performed by junior staff, residents, and students, as appropriate to his/her expertise. Clinical activities and responsibilities within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SAMMC will correspond to a 0.5 FTE.

Participating and/or initiating research within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and in collaborating Departments, to include fostering and guiding medical student research, particularly in support of Capstone Projects. The individual will also interact with the Education Division within the Department and with faculty in collaborating Departments in participating in educationally-based research. Write and edit papers for publication as well as preparing texts, articles, monographs and other materials for research, educational, and administrative purposes. Also, preparing workshops, platform presentations, and posters for professional conferences is required. Serves on Departmental committees, as a member of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and actively assists in other Departmental tasks and responsibilities, as required. Serves on major standing committees, prepares and deliver staff reports. Represents the University at professional meetings, delivers lectures, and participates in meetings and panel discussions at other institutions. Maintains professional contacts with other medical schools and professional organizations throughout the country to locate and exchange information of mutual interest.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a M.D. or D.O. degree, along with a current, valid, and unrestricted medical license, and current board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology with active enrollment in maintenance of certification. The applicant should possess substantial experience and expertise in the provision of direct patient care in the area of women's health, in the teaching of medical students, in educational administration, personnel management and research and development. Additional qualifications include publishing scientific publications in critically reviewed scientific journals or peer-reviewed workshops at educational meetings and active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Experience with the medical application of electronic data processing is required, as is experience with the Department of Defense and/or federal health care systems. Additional training in evidence-based medicine is highly desirable. 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.

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.

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.

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 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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