Position: Director of Scholarly Activities - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Rank
The School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside is recruiting an educator to participate in teaching residents and students, with an experience in advising students who are pursuing education in health professions. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaching and pursuing a career in academic medicine with time dedicated to teaching and scholarly activity. Applicants with experience in medical education at both UME and GME levels are encouraged to apply. Experience and interest in curricular development and clinical skills assessment are preferred. The successful candidate will teach at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine and be responsible for implementing and overseeing the following:
Oversee and administer the current PIP program
Review student progress and give feedback on PIP projects
Create and direct resources for research compliance for medical student research and QI projects.
Develop a process for student participation in research projects, which could include QI projects, Community-based projects, Medical education projects, etc.
Develop milestones and processes that will facilitate the completion of student research projects
Develop and administer a database of mentors / projects for seamless student access
Develop and run a Medical Education Research office
Direct and oversee the research office of medical education. This office would emphasize student and faculty involvement. A major objective would be publication of medical education research
Facilitate a Medical Education Research journal club
Direct and coordinate funding opportunities for faculty and students related to medical education research
Identify and develop opportunities for research on community engagement and health inequity
Direct and coordinate a journal club focused on medical education research, community engagement, and health inequity
Develop and oversee an evidence-based medicine (EBM) longitudinal thread
Interface with faculty and leadership to identify a EBM content and sequencing
Develop and refine EBM content and exercises to prepare students to use EBM tools for team based patient care
Begin and run a personal research program
This announcement aims to fill a position as part of the Medical Education cluster bringing together faculty with the expertise in medical education and student affairs. The successful applicant must qualify for an academic appointment in Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical series at the assistant, associate or full professor ranks. The placement of the successful candidate will be in the Division of Biomedical Sciences, or the Division of Clinical Sciences. The successful candidate must possess an M.D., Ph.D or equivalent degree. Additional degrees related to education are desired (M.Ed., M.Med., etc). The successful candidate will be expected to show a strong commitment to the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in scholarly activities, University and public service appropriate for the academic appointments in the Division of Biomedical Sciences, or Clinical Sciences. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
Initial review of applications will begin on September 20, 2021 and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.
Internal Number: JPF01425
About University of California, Riverside
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.