Assistant/Associate Professor, Director of Medical Student Affairs

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Requisition Number: 0811763 Number of Open Positions: 1 Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Other Title Information: Assistant/Associate Professor, Director of Medical Student Affairs Organization: 208106 - MEDICAL STUDENT AFFAIRS Position Summary:

Director of Medical Student Affairs, Assistant or Associate Professor.

The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences Medical Education Division (UA-CCHS) is excited to announce the availability of an assistant or associate professor position for a full time, non-tenure earning clinical/administrative track faculty member. UA-CCHS serves as a branch campus of The University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM) for medical student education and is seeking to recruit a Director of Medical Student Affairs. The Director of Student Affairs provides strategic leadership and oversight for programs that support students and their education experience on the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus of the UAB School of Medicine. The director leads the Office of Medical Student Affairs in the areas of academic and career success, professional and personal development, student health and wellness, student organizations and interest groups and student leadership. The director works closely with medical education leadership within the College and with medical education and student services leadership at the UAB School of Medicine. In this capacity, the director shows an understanding of the student perspective and needs and advocates on their behalf.

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Director of Medical Student Affairs, Assistant or Associate Professor.

The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences Medical Education Division (UA-CCHS) is excited to announce the availability of an assistant or associate professor position for a full time, non-tenure earning clinical/administrative track faculty member. UA-CCHS serves as a branch campus of The University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM) for medical student education and is seeking to recruit a Director of Medical Student Affairs. The Director of Student Affairs provides strategic leadership and oversight for programs that support students and their education experience on the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus of the UAB School of Medicine. The director leads the Office of Medical Student Affairs in the areas of academic and career success, professional and personal development, student health and wellness, student organizations and interest groups and student leadership. The director works closely with medical education leadership within the College and with medical education and student services leadership at the UAB School of Medicine. In this capacity, the director shows an understanding of the student perspective and needs and advocates on their behalf.

The College was established at The University of Alabama in 1972 in response to the Alabama Legislature’s mandate to solve the critical need for health care in rural Alabama. Since that time, the College has graduated 449 Family Medicine residents and has educated over 800 clinical-years medical students. Today, in addition to undergraduate and graduate medical education (a large Family Medicine residency and several fellowships) , the College also includes the University Medical Center, the Rural Health Leaders Pipeline, graduate level training, and the Institute for Rural Health Research. The College is dedicated to improving and promoting the health of individuals and communities in Alabama and the region through leadership in medical education and primary care; the provision of high quality, accessible health care services; and scholarship. This position will help the College to foster educational programs that prepare learners in population health principles, and scholarship in medical education and in relevant and innovative community—based participatory research that influences population health and supports partnering to address community health problems. The College also serves as a branch campus for the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and trains seventy third and fourth year medical students as part of its mission. Tuscaloosa, with a population of approximately 100,000, is located in west central Alabama. As the home of The University of Alabama, the 35,000 student flagship campus of the UA System, it offers exceptional educational, cultural, sports and recreational opportunities. Located one hour from Birmingham, three hours from Atlanta, and five hours from the gulf coast, UA is a comprehensive research institution, which offers a wide variety of opportunities for faculty and their families.

Requirements for Applicants

Terminal degree in health professions, education, psychology or related field with demonstrated expertise in health professional education and/or higher education, and educational technology relevant to the position description and appropriate to a faculty appointment within the College of Community Health Sciences. Candidates with license-applicable degrees should hold current license within the state of Alabama or eligibility for licensure within the state. Candidates should have experience in program management with supervisory experience and with knowledge and experience in medical education or related field. A track record of scholarship, focusing on learning and teaching in a health professions or medical school environment would be desirable. Successful candidates will display a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, a desire to work in multidisciplinary and inter-professional teams and have excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience.

For more information, visit our website http://cchs.ua.edu/ and contact J. Grier Stewart, MD, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Director of Medical Student Education at [email protected] or 205-348- 1287. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. To the application, attach a letter of interest, a CV, and three references with whom you have worked.

Additional Position Information:

Candidates interested in Professor rank and or tenure or tenure earning should express same to search committee.

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Search Initiation Date: 12/12/2018 Expected Starting Date: 06/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants: College/School/Division: Community Health Sciences Post To Ihe Yes Supplemental Questions

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Posted: 12/28/2018
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