excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. USUHS services the uniformed services and the Nation as an
outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education research service, consultation and uniquely relates
these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine and military medical readiness.
The Department of Preventive Medicine
and Biostatistics (PMB), in the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, USU, invites applicants to apply for the position of Assistant or
Associate Professor (tenure eligible track). The Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, one of the nation’s largest, is
comprised of six postgraduate divisions (Global Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health
Services Administration, and Behavioral Sciences as well as two medical residency programs (General Preventive Medicine and Environmental
and Occupational Medicine). The Department has more than 50 full-time faculty and over 200 additional adjunct faculty engaged in a wide
variety of research projects relevant to public health. The Division and the Department have research relationships with institutions in
several locations worldwide, including Department of Defense medical laboratories in, Kenya, Peru, and Thailand, as well as with the
National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service. The Division’s research includes
work on infectious diseases, global health, tropical medicine, and repellent and vaccine development. For more information please visit our
web site: https://www.usuhs.edu/pmb.
Duties: The incumbent will serve as an Assistant or Associate Professor and as such will be responsible for teaching,
research, administrative assignments, and service at the program, departmental, and university levels. He/she will be responsible for
research and teaching in PMB Graduate Programs. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in human Parasitology and Medical
Zoology in both the School of Medicine and the Graduate School, serve as an academic advisor to both master’s and doctoral level
students, and serve on thesis and dissertation committees for students in the School of Medicine and the Graduate School.
successful candidate is expected to conduct independent or collaborative research resulting in peer-reviewed publications in recognized
journals; give presentations at state, national, and international meetings; and apply research expertise to teaching and service. The
successful candidate is expected to apply for and successfully obtain grants to support original research, with budgets that include
stipends for graduate students/research assistants. Additional responsibilities include serving on department, school, university
committees; and actively participating in local, state, and/or national public health organizations and professional associations.
Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a doctoral degree (M.D. DO, PhD) from
an accredited institution.
Position Requires: substantial experience in graduate school teaching, research and
student evaluation; expertise and experience as in his/hers research area as reflected by scientific publications in peer-reviewed
scientific journals appropriate to the field of study; and active membership in scholarly societies appropriate for members of the
Department of PMB. Applicant will have a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, research, and service appropriate for the level of
academic appointment. Research experience in the area of parasitology and/or parasitic diseases. The successful candidate must be
academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in accordance with SOM and USUHS academic
The following experience and/or knowledge are highly desirable: Research or public health practice experience in
parasitology in overseas (tropical or subtropical) settings. Experience as evidenced by publication, presentation, or professional service,
in the application or practice of public health issues of parasitological infection. Experience with program assessment and evaluation;
military-relevant public health research; a record of excellent administrative/organizational skill as well as exceptionally strong
communication skills; previous experience with the U.S. military or federal government public health practice; and hands on experience with
the review process, program accreditation documentation and self-study preparations.
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
U.S. citizenship is required.
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 continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to:
The Uniformed Services University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
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