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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0602-00 (MED)

Position Deleted on 2/08/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Medicine - Physicians
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$70,842 to $295,689 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, Associate or Full Professor (non-tenure/non-tenure track) position.

This position is aligned to the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine (USUHS), Department of Medicine (MED), Educational Programs Division (EDP), but is physically located at the at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) in San Diego, CA. 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 an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Medicine (MED), and as such will be responsible for teaching, academic activities, and patient clinical care within the Department.

The incumbent participates in teaching core USUHS, SOM curriculum, through teaching medical students in the pre-clerkship, clerkship, and post-clerkship programs. This includes, but is not limited to, clinical skills education, clerkship instruction, supervising scholarly projects, mentoring students, and participating in other courses and clerkships that help achieve the USUHS mission. The incumbent will teach and supervise clerkship and post-clerkship students on inpatient and outpatient services, and serve as a "preceptor" or teaching attendant. He/she will also evaluate, give feedback to, and recommend grades for all students and/or residents with whom they work.

The successful candidate will also serve as primary backup to the on-site Clerkship Director and support the Graduate Medical Education program (Internal Medicine Residency program) at NMCSD through supervision of resident trainees in ambulatory and inpatient care settings. Approximately half time will be spent in clinical, patient care activities in the Ambulatory setting, contributing to the patient care mission of NMCSD and USUHS.

Additional responsibilities include, serving as liaison to the on-site clerkship director(s); working with local command MED and faculty; attending routine meetings with chief/element leader MED, chief/element leader, General Medicine, and medicine subspecialty clinics on the curriculum for and evaluation of medical students; working closely with local MED leadership and USU departmental leadership to recruit and advise faculty on progression to associate and full professor and attending national meetings of Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM) and, when possible, meetings of the Association of American Medical Colleges, or other scholarly groups.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a medical degree (M.D. or D.O.), be board certified in General Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and/or the appropriate subspecialty certification board, maintain an active license to practice medicine in a state, and be credentialed for the full range of Internal Medicine practice in a hospital setting.

Position requires: experience in teaching medical students and/or residents and experience with or interest in educational research. Familiarity with the structure and culture of military medicine, military hospitals and military internal medicine are especially desirable. The incumbent should have expertise and experience and possess active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the Internal Medicine discipline and the Department of Medicine. Special skills in faculty development and teaching skills are especially desirable. The successful candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full 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: To receive consideration, applicants must specify in their cover letter the academic rank for which they are applying. 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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