Assistant or Associate Professor of Medical Education Director, Clinical Skills Assessment

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell seeks a full time clinician educator to direct the assessment of clinical skills across the four-year undergraduate medical education program. Our fully integrated curriculum is designed to allow students to apply medical science to the care of patients from the beginning of their medical education. Successful applicants will therefore oversee the planning, design, execution, and assessment of Observed Structured Clinical Examinations that are developmentally appropriate for learners across the four-year continuum.


Must possess a MD or DO degree. Must have experience instructing medical students or residents in development of clinical skills including, but not limited to, taking a medical history, clinical reasoning, performing physical examinations, and patient communications. Experience in writing cases for standardized patients, developing checklists, orchestrating OSCEs, interpreting results of OSCEs and engaging in remediation of clinical skills with learners preferred. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to function well on a team is a must. Experience in medical education is required.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter that describes your interest in the position, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and the names and contact information for three professional references to: [email protected]

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Posted: 6/15/2018
Application Due: 8/14/2018
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