Advisor, Career and Professional Development (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, NTE) (MD/DO)
COM Phoenix Academic AffairsDepartment Website Link:
Greater Phoenix AreaAddress:
435 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USAPosition Highlights:
The Career and Professional Advisors at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix are dedicated to supporting our medical students throughout their four years in a variety of capacities that are important to their success in medical school, residency, and specialty careers.
Medical students and their respective Advisors have two structured meetings annually. Agenda items at these meetings are specific to each of the four years. Each medical student is assigned an Advisor to work with throughout his or her four years. The ongoing relationship that develops over the four years is important to our culture and mission.
The Career and Professional Advisor will implement and maintain the Career Advising System within the Office of Student Affairs, supporting the Associate Dean of Student Affairs (ADSA). The Career Advising system focuses on a developmental approach to medical student competency assessment, as well as integrated longitudinal medical student support for medical specialty selection, career development, and residency application. The advisors will also deliver the 4-year AAMC Careers in Medicine curriculum to all students. The number of advisees and responsibilities will vary by level of FTE assignment.
Note: This position cannot evaluate students or be involved in student promotion.
The FTE for this position is to be determined. This position is available up to a full 1.0 FTE depending on clinical responsibilities with our Affiliate Hospital.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenixanchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of theSun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplaryphysicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitivescholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimizehealth and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies theUniversity’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy inits world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilitiesthroughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of PublicHealth, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s Collegeof Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute(TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.
Outstanding UAbenefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance anddisability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAUtuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; stateretirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
Asa cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough andFurlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board ofRegents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordancewith adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will berequired to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs andwhether this position is affected, please visithr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.Duties & Responsibilities:
- Assists the Director of Advising in the organization, implementation and delivery of the Careers in Medicine curriculum.
- Collaborate with external faculty and program directors to compile various data and resources as they relate to medical student career advising.
- Scholarly work as a faculty member.
- Identify and develop faculty specialty mentors to assist with student career decisions and/or the residency application process.
- Manage and monitor student competency issues, formulate competency action plans, and escalate student advising issues to the Director of Career and Professional Advising and as needed, Associate Dean, Student Affairs.
- May be responsible for developing and leading committees as appropriate.
- Maintain communication and meet individually with his/her assigned students at least.
- Other duties as assigned.
- M.D. or D.O.
- Board certified.
- Active AZ medical license or eligible to obtain an AZ license.
- History of working with medical students and/or residents.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Primary Care physician.
• Recent history of working with medical students and/or residents.
• Previous experience in advising medical students, particularly around professional. development, competency advancement, and/or specialty selection.
• Recent history of involvement with the residency selection process/ERAS/NRMP.
• Previous experience with career advisement with medical students and/or residents.
• Experience with professional competency assessment and evaluation.
• Knowledge of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.Rank :
To be DeterminedTenure Information:
ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
To be DeterminedNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
20 - 24Job FTE:
0.50 - 0.60Work Calendar:
Yes - Full BenefitsRate of Pay:
AAMC MD Public Schools; DOECompensation Type:
salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)Type of criminal background check required::
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Number of Vacancies:
1Target Hire Date:
1/24/2021Contact Information for Candidates:
College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources
11/17/2020Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Faculty selected for this teaching opportunity will be required to obtain faculty status within the appropriate academic department. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee.Diversity Statement:
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.