The University of Kentucky is currently seeking an Assistant Dean for the College of Medicine, Northern Kentucky Campus. This position will work closely with the Associate Dean and the appropriate staff at the Northern Kentucky Campus as well as staff from the Lexington campus to plan, implement, and evaluate the curriculum with an emphasis on the 3rd and 4th year. Recruitment and development of faculty to oversee the clerkships and teach in the clerkships and other clinical rotations and evaluate the effectiveness of the faculty as teachers will be paramount. Additional major responsibilities include assist in overseeing the administrative functions of the office and interacting with our partner organizations.
This position reports to the Associate Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus. Over time the management duties may expand and include managing staff, evaluating staff, and outreach activities. This position will also assist in the admissions process and student services associated with the clinical rotations.
Although the position is currently part-time, the selected candidate will have an option for clinical hours to make the position full-time.
Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the highest professional standards to function as a role model for medical students and residents.
Position Time Status: Part-Time
MD, MBBS, or DO degree
Required Related Experience:
Academic rank of assistant professor or above and at least 5 years of experience teaching medical students.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Board certified and currently licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky
Understanding of the issues facing medical education, with significant experience implementing, leading, and operating a medical education program and the complex issues facing medical schools and their clinical partners.
Experience in curriculum assessment and implementation.
The capacity to develop and enhance mechanisms for student support, retention and evaluation.
Familiarity with community-based medical school campus structures.
An innovative and creative leader committed to continuous improvement in medical education, student life and student services.
A collaborative leadership style that integrates flexibility, creativity, inclusivity, integrity, transparency, a collaborative style, and a supportive attitude that readily engenders confidence and trust.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity and demonstrated success in working with diverse communities.
Familiarity with accreditation requirements and reporting.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.