Assistant Dean

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Classification TitleAssistant DeanPosting TitleAssistant DeanDepartmentHSC-Academic Affairs-TCOM-300630Job LocationFort WorthDepartment Summary

The Office of Academic Affairs supports the academic mission of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Our team is responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of the Osteopathic medical degree program. We work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to develop an ever-improving learning environment through faculty development, curricular innovation, and assessment.

The Department of Medical Education provides educational support services to TCOM and to other Health Science Center programs. Faculty and staff in the department schedule medical school classes, coordinate the scheduling of all other classes, support curriculum development activities in the medical school, conduct faculty development programs designed for relevant professional development of all faculty, and contribute to educational research.

Medical Education assists with basic science and clinical science faculty review, and provides staff support to the Curriculum Committee and course director groups that carry out the improvement and development of our osteopathic curriculum.

Salary InformationPosition Summary

•Oversee all aspects of assessment and accreditation related to educational programs within TCOM
•Provide leadership in the design and implementation of formative and summative assessment tools, including mapping assessment tools to educational program objectives, core competencies and/or entrustable professional activities (EPAs)
•Consult and assist faculty and staff in the development of rubrics, observation protocols, and other assessment tools
•Serve as a subject matter expert in current assessment practices and research on student and program learning outcomes
•Oversee the collection and analysis of data to assist in leading the comprehensive integrated and continuous quality improvement of the curriculum and related elements
•Monitor curricular endpoint competencies, learning objectives, teaching modalities and their integration with assessment modalities for all curricular units
•Oversee the compilation, analysis, and reporting of all internal and external student examination results and other assessments
•Lead curricular tagging and mapping, including objectives, examination questions, and other variables, addressing that program goals and objectives are adequately taught and evaluated
•Analyze and communicate (orally and through written reports) assessment and related data to appropriate internal and external constituents
•Support development of surveys, focus groups, questionnaires, and other curricular and program evaluation tools
•Participate in all accreditation elements, including preparation of reports and accreditation documents
•Assist school leadership to develop and/or update policies required by accrediting bodies
•Based on outcomes data, facilitate changes in the curriculum to improve medical education
•Assist in designing and delivering related assessment topics in faculty development, including providing expertise in curricular and instructional design and learning theory
•Prepare, oversee, and manage learning and curricular management systems and other tools
•Assist directors and faculty in student and faculty research projects regarding the evaluation perspectives and survey development
•Initiate and support medical education research and scholarship by faculty and staff at TCOM, including selection of research design and interpretation of data Required Qualifications
•Participate in small group learning sessions with medical students
•Participate in teaching students about research methods.
•Teach other faculty through faculty development programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree required (MD, DO, EdD, PhD)
Minimum of 3 years in medical education
Knowledge and experience in faculty and student development, curriculum development, analysis, and assessment, and psychometrics.

Preferred QualificationsRequired License / Registration / CertificationPhysical RequirementsSitting, Standing, Walking, Talk or HearSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University VehicleNoFull Time/Part TimeWork Schedule

Monday – Friday

Posting NumberE007PSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting End Date (if temporary)Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Doctorate Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Media File
  4. Portfolio
  5. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
  6. Other Document




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Posted: 10/17/2020
Application Due: 1/15/2021
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