Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesLocation: Bethesda, MD

Category: Faculty – Medicine – Other Medicine; Faculty – Medicine – Medical Researcher

Posted: 03/02/2012

Application Due: Open Until Filled

Type: Full Time

Salary: $66,196 to $143,099 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 Department of Medicine, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure eligible track) available May 2012.


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 or Associate Professor in MED and, as such, will be responsible for teaching, research and administrative assignments. In coordination with other faculty members of the department he/she will assist with curriculum design, development, teaching and research related to courses, programs and other initiatives of the department, school of medicine or the university.


The incumbent, with supervision from senior faculty, will play an essential role in the Graduate Program in MED and will serve as an investigator in the Long-Term Career Outcome Study (LTCOS). As an integral member of the LTCOS working group, the incumbent will assist in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific research. Additional duties include, serving as a key member of the Graduate Programs in MED, assisting with activities such as curriculum design, teaching, individual and program evaluation; serving as a thesis advisor and serving on departmental committees and university committees as the Chair, MED requests.


Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of Ph.D. degree in a social/behavioral science field, plus substantial experience in an academic environment. Experience planning, writing and implementing grant proposals with a track record of funding in education/medical education areas. Must have experience using analytical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS or STATA) to conduct statistical analyses. Experience with qualitative data analysis is highly desirable. Must possess experience in measurement, evaluation, and assessment practices in formal educational settings and have a track record of successful teaching in educational settings. The successful candidate must also have excellent writing and analytic skills, strong problem-solving abilities, and exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Familiarity with military medical personnel training programs and operational requirements is desirable. The candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in accordance with applicable 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: 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. All application materials should be sent electronically. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, reprints of recent publications, a statement detailing academic and research interests, and the names and contact information of three references to:


Application Information:

Solomon Levy, MPH, Deputy Chair

Department of Medicine

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

4301 Jones Bridge Rd.

Bethesda, MD 20814-4799, MD 20814-4799

Email Address: solevv@usuhs.mi


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