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Director of Scholarly Activities - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Rank

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Open July 16th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

School of Medicine Division of Clinical Sciences

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.

TO APPLY: http://medschool.ucr.edu/employment/faculty/

Initial review of applications will begin on September 20, 2021 and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must possess an M.D., Ph.D or equivalent degree.

Preferred qualifications

Assistant Rank

Experience teaching medical students and residents.

Experience in scholarly activities, University and public service.

Assistant, Associate or Full Rank

Additional degrees related to education are desired (M.Ed., M.Med., etc).

Experience in medical education at both UME and GME levels.

Experience advising students who are pursuing education in health professions.

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.

Application Requirements by Level

Professor of Clinical X

Position title: Professor of Clinical X

Clinical X series are generally self-supporting through clinical and/or
extramural funds.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-9 required (contact information only)

Reference letter should attest to all areas of review with which you are familiar, especially those of
clinical competence and creative teaching activity.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01425

Associate Professor of Clinical X

Position title: Associate Professor of Clinical X

Clinical X series are generally self-supporting through clinical and/or
extramural funds.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-9 required (contact information only)

Reference letter should attest to all areas of review with which you are familiar, especially those of
clinical competence and creative teaching activity.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01425

Assistant Professor of Clinical X

Position title: Assistant Professor of Clinical X

Clinical X series are generally self-supporting through clinical and/or
extramural funds.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6 letters of reference required

Reference letter should attest to all areas of review with which you are familiar, especially those of
clinical competence and creative teaching activity.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01425

Health Sciences Full Clinical Professor

Position title: Health Sciences Full Clinical Professor

Health Sciences Clinical Professor series is for faculty who primarily teach in clinical programs, participate in patient care, and who engage in some scholarly activity.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-8 required (contact information only)

Reference letter should attest to the following criteria: A) teaching, B) professional competence and activity, C) scholarly or creative activity, and D) University & public service.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01425

Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor

Position title: Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor

Health Sciences Clinical Professor series is for faculty who primarily teach in clinical programs, participate in patient care, and who engage in some scholarly activity.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 5-6 required (contact information only)

Reference letter should attest to the following criteria: A) teaching, B) professional competence and activity, C) scholarly or creative activity, and D) University & public service.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01425

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

Position title: Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

Health Sciences Clinical Professor series is for faculty who primarily teach in clinical programs, participate in patient care, and who engage in some scholarly activity.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required

Reference letter should attest to the following criteria: A) teaching, B) professional competence and activity, C) scholarly or creative activity, and D) University & public service.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01425

Help contact: andrea.morales@medsch.ucr.edu

Campus Information

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 University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates 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.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA