Open Faculty Position - Associate or Full Professor Rank
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine invites applications for the position of Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education (SADME). Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the University of California Riverside, School of Medicine, the SADME serves as the chief academic officer for the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. The Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education will have ultimate individual responsibility for the design and management of the educational program as a whole including: * Planning, development, management and evaluation of the medical education curriculum; * Accreditation preparation, compliance and documentation of all materials for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education; * Faculty recruitment, appointment, development and evaluation for medical education; * Identification of clinical training locations; nurturing and maintenance of relationships with community partners and faculty; review of affiliation contracts * Development and implementation of medical student progress and promotion * Operational oversight of the Office of Medical Education * Operational oversight of the Center for Simulated Patient Care * Operational oversight for the Office of Scholarly Activities * Strategic planning and development/management of Medical Education budget * Recommending and writing appropriate policies and procedures for the educational program * Operational oversight of the PRIME program
The SADME will identify and implement opportunities to evolve and enhance the school's academic offerings to ensure that the school continues to offer diverse and innovative programs. The Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education will collaborate with the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs for admissions, advising, and mentoring of medical students. In addition, the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education will represent the UCR School of Medicine in University of California system-level committees related to medical education.
Founded in 2013, the School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth University of California Medical School and the only community-based school in the UC system. It serves the rapidly growing Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research, education, and healthcare delivery. The UCR School of Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the community in inland Southern California, one of the most ethnically diverse and medically underserved areas of the country. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work successfully with and benefit a diverse student body. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The successful applicant must qualify for an academic appointment in Professor (Ladder Rank), Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical series at the associate or full professor rank. The incumbent must possess an M.D. degree, attain Board Certification, and will be expected to show a record of research or scholarly activities. The total time available for clinical duties will be negotiated with the department Chair and the Dean of the School of Medicine. Finally, the candidate must demonstrate appropriate administrative experience and a proven record of academic and administrative leadership qualities. The incumbent will have a concurrent academic appointment in an appropriate department in the School of Medicine and participate in teaching and research or creative activities. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Initial review of applications will begin on July 11, 2022, and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.
AMN Healthcare Executive Search Firm has been exclusively retained by the University of California - Riverside School of Medicine to assist in the recruitment of the Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.