Director of Program Evaluation, Medical Education, and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

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Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Medical Education, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director of Program Evaluation, Medical Education, and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI). The Director may also be nominated for a non-tenure track faculty appointment depending on qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities and Duties: The successful candidate will take leadership in designing, developing and implementing evaluation of medical school curricula and ongoing planning and continuous quality improvement processes that establish short and long-term programmatic goals that result in the achievement of measurable outcomes that are used to improve the quality of the educational programs. The individual will facilitate dissemination efforts, ensure effective monitoring of the components and the whole of the medical education, and pursue externally funded grant awards and educational scholarship products.

Minimum Qualifications: S/he must be an innovative and creative professional educator with Doctoral degree in educational measurement, educational psychology, cognitive science, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.

  • Familiarity with LCME accreditation standards
  • Quantitative and qualitative skills to evaluate educational impact with valid and reliable metrics including tracking data over time
  • Ability to conduct independent research in learning, instruction, or assessment Strong technical writing skills as demonstrated through research papers, publications or technical reports
  • Ability to effectively present and summarize technical information orally and in writing to a variety of audiences
  • Project management skills necessary to lead all research-related aspects of a program
  • Communication skills necessary to function effectively with project teams and external collaborators with guidance from more senior investigators
  • Demonstrated skills in qualitative and quantitative analyses and research
  • Experience with applying software packages commonly used in psychometric work or research (e.g., SAS, SPSS)
  • Demonstrated ability to train and mentor others.

How to Apply: Review of applicants will begin April 1. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a summary of teaching and mentoring experiences, and names of three professional references to Yifei Zhu at [email protected]

Applicants are also asked to submit a statement explaining how their research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to the diversity, equity, and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future.

Case Western Reserve University is committed to advancing an inclusive community in which everyone is welcome, respected, valued, and heard. Along with colleagues across the university, our faculty, staff, and students are engaged in continuous and meaningful dialogue about issues of systemic racism, and we are determined to implement direct measures to end discriminatory practices on our campus and enhance our contributions to the communities around us.

As our society grapples with the history, legacy, and persistence of entrenched racism and its impact on communities of color, we reaffirm our mission to expand opportunities for underrepresented groups; provide a multifaceted education for our students; foster a culture of diversity, pluralism and recognition of individual difference; and realize our ideals within the university and in the larger world.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.




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Job No: M042-2021-380
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 5/3/2021
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