The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. USU serves the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation. USU uniquely relates these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.

The Department of Anesthesiology (ANE), F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure eligible track). ANE supports the operational anesthesiology community through excellence in education, training, research, and scholarship. Focused on operational anesthesiology from the battlefield and disaster relief to combat casualty care, ANE provides the nation with anesthesiology leaders dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of ANE and as such will be responsible for teaching, research, and administrative assignments. The incumbent will also serve as an educational consultant/researcher responsible for planning, conducting, and completing effective research to integrate the continuum of learners in collaboration and coordination with other faculty, staff, and students. Focusing primarily on programmatic development, evaluation and assessment.

The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of the Department of ANE’s curriculum integrating undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate/continuing medical education. Serves to continuously improve educational content, effectiveness of teaching and learning, and assessment methodologies through evidence-based literature review and interpretation, exploration of educational initiatives, original scholarship of discovery, integration in educational research, and practical application. This work will take place on the USU campus as well as at field and simulation exercises and will be applied across the military health care system where students and residents are educated and operational readiness training is provided to active duty military anesthesiologists.

Communicates with faculty, staff, and students regarding scholarship and assessment activities and provides evidence-based recommendations for changes in content or delivery methodologies to ANE department leadership. Serves as an expert consultant partnering the mission of ANE with other departments at USU.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching new research techniques; preparing materials for presentation; providing daily supervision; reviewing student performance; serving as an advisor to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral assistants in guiding their training programs; preparing and presents lectures in area of major expertise to the entire student body; and seeking intramural and extramural funding opportunities.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of an earned Ph.D. degree in a social/behavioral science field or an equivalent degree from an accredited university or institution.

This position requires: substantial experience in academia and teaching in an advance degree university environment; experience planning, writing and implementing grant proposals with a track record of funding in education/medical education areas; graduate coursework in quantitative analyses, qualitative research design and analyses, survey design, assessment, and evaluation relevant to health professions education; knowledge and experience in the education literature and the ability to continuously update knowledge of approaches, techniques, and best practices; experience with quantitative and qualitative research techniques and statistical analyses; and the use of analytical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS or STATA) to conduct statistical analyses. The selected candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in accordance with SOM and USU academic policies.

Nominees for this position shall be required to successfully complete a security background investigation. Failure to meet the background investigation requirements will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

Relocation expenses i.e. PCS or relocation incentives as described on 5 U.S.C 5733 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, command policy and available command funding.

U.S. citizenship is required.

Instruction to Candidates: To receive consideration, applicants must specify in their cover letter the academic rank for which they are applying or both academic ranks.  Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Along with the cover letter, applicants should submit via email: a curriculum vitae, reprints of four recent publications, a statement detailing academic and research interests, and the names of six individuals who can be contacted to provide references to:

A detailed job description can be found here: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177416768

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:

Ms. Kali Holloway

Department of Anesthesiology (ANE)

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Phone: 301-295-3140

Email Address: Kali.holloway@usuhs.edu