Director of Medical Education Research and Scholarship - (190001LU)
FRIS # 03-300-157
The University of Maryland School of Medicine seeks an educational researcher to be the Director of Medical Education Research and Scholarship to provide research expertise and assistance in producing and publishing educational scholarship especially related to the education of medical students.
The Director of Medical Education Research and Scholarship will report directly to the Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education and will work as part of a highly collaborative team including the Associate Dean for Medical Education, the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Curriculum, the Assistant Dean for Student Research and others. The ideal candidate for this position will be an outstanding scholar with extensive experience and a national reputation and the ability to engage in and/or lead collaborations in the scholarship of teaching and learning. The academic appointment will be in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health with an expected rank of Professor.
For immediate consideration, please submit an application with a cover letter and a recent CV, including names and contact information of three references.
Qualifications and Experience Requirements
PhD in educational measurement, cognitive psychology, educational psychology, health sciences education, statistics, psychology, sociology, or a related field; MDs with a substantial track record of scholarly activity in medical education research will also be considered. At least 10 years of experience in health sciences education with direct involvement in educational research, program evaluation, and/or management of complex data.
A strong track record of grant-research and publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Ability to mentor medical students and faculty in educational research and scholarship.
Ability to secure externally funded grants in support of the medical education research program.
Excellent interpersonal skills and written and spoken communication skills.
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Dec 3, 2019
Internal Number: 140401
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.