The University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine (COM) is seeking applicants for a non-tenure earning, multi-year or tenure-earning/tenured clinician educator faculty position in the Department of Medical Education. The successful applicant will have expertise across a variety of pedagogical approaches and extensive experience in the utilization of active learning to integrate basic sciences with clinical applications. The applicant will also have broad medical experience and the ability to teach topics from the application of foundational sciences (pharmacology, physiology, pathology, etc.) to clinical skills and reasoning across the entire spectrum of the medical school curriculum. The position will participate and assist faculty colleagues in the planning, implementation, and teaching of College of Medicine programs (modules, courses, clerkship's, etc.). The position will also include clinical responsibilities at the Orlando VA Medical Center.
This position is responsible for serving the academic mission of COM in teaching medical students, performing scholarly activities, providing institutional service, student advising, student recruitment, retention, and placement efforts. Additional responsibilities include:
• Collaborate with basic and clinical science educators to coordinate the integration, horizontally and vertically, of basic sciences within organ/system-based courses.
• Teach medical students and residents across the continuum of the curriculum.
• Design/deliver outstanding student experience, attending to all curriculum matters, as well as maintaining a learning environment that promotes mutual respect and professional behavior on the part of faculty, staff and students.
• Support student career advising and student medical specialty interest groups, as assigned.
• Participate in scholarly activities and/or research as well as faculty development programs.
• Serve on departmental and institutional committees.
Special attention will be considered for applicants with:
• Experience in developing innovative educational practices, experience teaching undergraduate medical students in an integrated curriculum, knowledge of undergraduate medical school education curricular standards, and evidence of educational scholarship.
• Experience in clinical faculty development, teaching in a residency program, and experience working in the VA health system.
• Experience in the development and implementation of clerkship curriculum, advanced clinical skills teaching, and faculty development.
Leadership opportunities are available for the development of a program of assessment or for the development of an advanced clinical skills course for candidates with experience in either assessment and evaluation of medical students in both foundational and clinical training or in the development of clinical skills courses.