Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Associate DeanWorking Title:
Associate Dean for Faculty DevelopmentPosition Number:
Elson S. Floyd College of MedicineHiring Unit:
Elson S. Floyd College of MedicineDepartment Link:
99202Summary of Duties:
The College of Medicine is inviting applications for the leadership position of Associate Dean for Faculty Development. The Associate Dean for Faculty Development will lead and be responsible for growing and continuously improving faculty development programming in close collaboration with the Offices of Curriculum, Accreditation, Assessment & Evaluation, Faculty Affairs, Information Technology, Graduate Medical Education, and Research, as well as with College of Medicine Department Chairs and Clinical Associate Deans at the four (4) regional campus locations.Additional Information:
•Lead and be responsible for growing and continuously improving faculty development programming in close collaboration with the Offices of Curriculum, Accreditation, Assessment & Evaluation, Faculty Affairs, Information Technology, Graduate Medical Education, and Research, as well as with College of Medicine Department Chairs and clinical campus Associate Deans.
•Develop, implement, and regularly update a faculty development program.
•Provide support to and collaborate with leaders of the College’s staff development program and leadership development program.
•Develop and implement a faculty wellness program.
•In collaboration with appropriate College resources, develop and maintain a comprehensive faculty database that as a minimum contains the information related to faculty development.
•Oversee that all accreditation requirements regarding College faculty development are met and maintained in accordance with the standards.
•Support College operations consistent with knowledge, education, work experience, and abilities, as related to Faculty Development.
•Assist in budgeting for the Office of Faculty Development.
•As directed by the Dean, participate in fundraising activities in support of the College.
•Collaborate with other members of the Dean’s Leadership Team.
•Demonstrate and promote a positive work/learning environment and culture in all academic and clinical settings, and model professionalism and effective leadership.
•Stay abreast of faculty development trends and best practices.
•Contribute to building strong relationships with ESFCOM stakeholders and constituents.
•Travel to the ESFCOM’s campus locations throughout the state as needed.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. . WSU has comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. We offer excellent retirement programs and a generous leave program. hrs.wsu.edu/benefits
Washington State University is the state’s land-grant University with a mission rooted in accessibility and service to diverse communities across the state of Washington. The College of Medicine was created to fill critical health care gaps across the state. It attracts talented students from or with significant ties to Washington – both rural and urban – to train within their communities, increasing the likelihood they will remain there to practice medicine.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is dedicated to fostering multicultural diverse and inclusive educational and working environments where all who teach, learn, work, and heal within the college can flourish. As a College of Medicine, we aspire to entrench a culture of acceptance and equality and continuously take actions to increase educational access. To learn more about the College of Medicine’s mission and innovative approach to medical education, please visit the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine website.
The position of Associate Dean for Faculty Development is fundamental to a core mission of the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine; namely, training a richly diverse student body and medical residents to become highly qualified, empathetic healthcare professionals ready to deliver healthcare to Washington’s underserved communities. This requires developing faculty who are eager to embrace proven, as well as innovative, strategies for educating students and residents. At the College of Medicine, faculty development is a collaborative enterprise involving many individuals working as a collective team. The Associate Dean for Faculty Development will harness the skills and passions of these individuals to foster a spirit of excellence in faculty teaching skills, continually improving programming as the College continues to mature.Anticipated Start Date:
Full TimeAppointment Status:
PermanentPosition Term in Months:
Commensurate with education and experienceRequired Qualifications:
•Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or PhD in a related field.
•Experience at rank of Assistant Professor or higher at an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada.
•Impactful experience with faculty development at a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accredited medical school or academic health setting.
•5 or more years of experience in clinical education and/or teaching in a medical school or academic health setting.
•Experience leading professionals in a complex organization.
•Acknowledged excellent communicator, written and verbal.
•3 or more years impactful experience with faculty development at an LCME accredited medical school or academic health setting.
•Experience transitioning medical school faculty away from lecturing into student engaged teaching strategies.
•Experience developing faculty assessment capabilities.
•Experience preparing faculty to utilize simulation in developing student clinical skills.
•Experience in developing faculty to optimize the use of technology in medical education.
•Experience at rank of Associate Professor or higher at an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada.
•Experience interacting with the LCME or other educational accrediting bodies.
YesType of Recruitment:
Open RecruitmentPosting Open Date:
10/07/2020Screening Begin Date:
11/07/2020Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including; 1) a cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications for this position; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) research statement; and 4) the contact information for three (3) professional references. Letters of recommendation will be automatically requested of the professional references for candidates selected as finalists for the position through the WSU online application system.
The screening of application materials will begin on November 7, 2020 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Finalist for this position will be subject to a background check as condition of employment. Questions may be sent to the search committee liaison in an email to Erin Hunley at [email protected]EEO Statement :
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]Posting Number: