School of Medicine Academic Promotion Officer
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-12
The School of Medicine (SOM) Office of Faculty Affairs and Development is seeking highly qualified candidates for a new position. The School of Medicine Academic Promotion Officer oversees and coordinates the academic advancement of women in the SOM under the direction of the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development and the Chair of the School of Medicine Committee on Women. The incumbent is charged with supporting the advancement of women associate professors to the rank of full professor.
Job Responsibilities Include:
- Assess strengths and weaknesses of women associate professors' academic portfolios and identify opportunities and strategies that will allow for advancement to full professorship.
- With guidance from leadership, create tactical plans for women associate professors to advance through the promotion and tenure (P&T) process.
- Work with department chairs and division chiefs to identify promotion opportunities for women.
- Work with individual women faculty members to help them successfully navigate the P&T process.
- Build relationships between the program and stakeholders such as department chairs, center directors, academic deans, and the Provost Office.
- Research best practices in peer schools.
- Coordinate with other faculty, staff, and project partners to achieve organizational objectives.
- Create development materials and participate in professional conferences.
- Responsible for research, data collection, interviewing, analysis, and preparation of materials for national distribution and presentation.
- Collaborate with leadership to set benchmarks and goals for the program, monitor progress, and adjust program offerings as needed.
- Undertake other duties as assigned.
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.
Priority review of applications will begin on December 12, 2020 but the position will remain open until filled.
The anticipated hiring range for this position is $70,000 - $80,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will be filled in either a full-time or part-time capacity.
Education: Advanced degree is required; terminal degree is preferred.
Experience: At least four years of relevant experience. Work in a higher education environment supporting faculty in academic endeavors is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience in a school of medicine.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0019885. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0019885. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.