Assistant Vice President, Curricular Affairs International Medical Degree Program (IMDP)
Posting Number: req11754
Department: Senior VP Health Sciences
Location: UAHS - Tucson
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
Position HighlightsThe University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) International Medical Degree Program (IMDP) seeks an innovative and experienced medical education leader to serve as Assistant Vice President, Curricular Affairs. This integrated, clinically focused transnational program is a collaboration between the University of Arizona and the University of Western Australia to educate minority and internationally diverse medical students. Pre-clerkship years at UWA and clinical years at UA will ensure we successfully cultivate clinicians to meet the needs of Indigenous, Native American, and underserved communities globally.
This is a unique opportunity for a passionate medical educator to lead in a creative and student-centered environment propelling the UAHS International Medical Degree Program as a leader in medical student education. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of the UAHS International Medical Degree Program, the assistant vice president has primary responsibility for the design, development, and implementation of the undergraduate medical education (UME) curriculum for IMDP at both campuses. The assistant vice president will also ensure a curriculum, which reflects and supports a diverse student body.
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Duties & Responsibilities
as the primary leader in the development and implementation of curricular
initiatives for IMDP at both UA/UWA campuses.
the integration of basic and clinical science across the four years of
the undergraduate curriculum demonstrates evidence of coherence and
vision and oversight for strategic curriculum development, implementation
and assessment for the medical degree programs.
in an advisory and/or leadership capacity for relevant curricular
management and development committees and sub-committees.
and lead a team of experienced educators, each of whom is administratively
responsible for a significant area of the educational mission.
partnerships with affiliate institutions and community physicians to
benefit the educational mission.
existing internal and external university relationships to promote
responsibility for the maintenance and development of UME policies and
with other college leaders to ensure the college exceeds all accreditation
the budget and human resources of the Curricular Affairs Office.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary medical education trends and some formal training in curriculum design and pedagogical methods, including problem-based learning, self-directed learning, and team-based learning; involvement in unique innovative and alternative methods for teaching is desired.
- Knowledge of and experience with population health, community-based models, integration of basic science and clinical medicine, and interprofessional education.
- Working knowledge of modern educational technologies.
- Demonstrated managerial and administrative skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues.
- An M.D.,
PhD, or other doctoral degree with proven scholarship, accomplishments,
and recognition in a medical sciences discipline.
- If a
physician, the candidate should be board certified (or participating in
maintenance of certification), expect to devote some effort to clinical
practice, and be eligible for medical licensure in Arizona.
accomplishments which qualify for academic appointment.
expertise in administration and ability to present the missions of the
medical school to external audiences.
of five (5) years of experience teaching and/or providing support services
to medical students or medical residents.
of five (5) years of experience in medical education administration and
curricular development and implementation.
* A track record as an educational scholar and as (if applicable) a superior clinician-educator.
* Experience working directly with students to ensure their success.
* Experience integrating cultural sensitivity and systematic change to promote diversity and inclusion.
* Experience and understanding of LCME accreditation of undergraduate medical education programs.
* Record of national-level involvement and recognition in medical education organizations.
* Experience in developing and overseeing budgets and effectively leading and developing staff.
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 19
Job FTE: .49
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Academic Administration
Benefits Eligible: No Benefits
Rate of Pay: DOE
Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Steven Goldschmid | email@example.com
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter
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