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Job Title: Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 230906
Job Information 1. Manage the day-to-day functions and operations of simulation and standardized patients, liaising closely with OAA administrative staff and leadership and the Associate Dean for Experiential Education.

2. Assist in the management of Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation and Clinical Skills Center, including working closely with faculty to develop and implement enhancements to simulation and clinical skills curricular activities in order to ensure exceptional education for MCG medical students and other learners.

3. Work with the faculty, and with other Assistant/Associate Deans of Admissions, Curriculum, Faculty Development, Graduate Medical Education and Regional Campuses to maintain, co-develop and implement new educational innovations to ensure that MCG learners have the core knowledge, skills and attitudes to be exceptional physicians and prominent world leaders in health and science.

4. Assume direct oversight of the activities of MCG at the Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation and Clinical Skills Center, in partnership with the Directors of Patient Centered Learning and Problem Based Learning, the clerkship directors, the residency and fellowship program directors, MCG faculty development and any entity at MCG who wishes to use the Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation Center.

5. Liaise with the Associate Dean of Curriculum to support the regular evaluation of faculty teaching and assessment of student performance in the M.D. curriculum, in order to ensure meaningful continuous quality improvements to instructional programming, with careful consideration of related LCME standards and elements.

6. Explore and provide peers and leadership with high-impact opportunities, evidence-based curriculum and program development/restructuring suggestions, designed to improve the medical education program as necessary, and respond to constructive concerns and/or suggestions from students and faculty.

7. Carry the primary responsibility for direct reports (faculty, staff), in coordination with the OAA business manager and OAA leadership, to ensure that faculty & staff achieve the above Job Duties within your unit and/or from other academic departments are: a) supported (through budgets), b) committed (to the educational mission) and c) engaged (through continuous professional development) in the structure & functions of the MCG MD program.

8. Partner with faculty and staff to assist with revisions/updates to current UME/GME/faculty development curricula, courses, programs, events and relationships (courses, programs, services, relationships, etc.) and in the development of new UME/GME/faculty development curricula, courses, programs, events and relationships (courses, programs, services, relationships, etc.) that occur in the Simulation and Clinical Skills Center for MCG that are intended to advance the success for the MCG MD Program

9. Attend Experiential Education Leadership meetings, collaborating to provide an integrated learning environment. Provide metrics related to Educational Simulation and required reports for OAA, MCG and accrediting organizations.

10. Attend committee meetings related to Educational Simulation and Curriculum and as your primary duties permit, participate in other university/MCG initiatives and/or committees related to your area of professional expertise and career interest.

11. Participate in/contribute to various MCG events in the academic calendar, and in OAA organized meetings, retreats, conferences & professional development days’. As your duties permit, participate in/contribute to other academic organizations’ events & programs (AAMC, AAMC Groups, etc.).

12. Participate and/or oversee (as appropriate or as directed by the Vice Dean) the planning and implementation of curricular changes related to current the MD Program (i.e., curriculum redesign working groups, etc.).

13. Other areas of administrative responsibility related to your expertise 1) Medical Director of the AU Interdisciplinary Simulation and Clinical Skills Center; 2) Providing tours and demonstrations for executive search and recruitment activities for MCG; 3) Collaborate in IPE activities that occur within the Center; 4) Faculty development for MCG faculty learning how to do simulation using best practices; 5) The MCG Standardized Patient program and the non-MCG activities that request their use.

14. Other areas of administrative interaction/liaison essential to the MCG medical education program and OAA functions 1) Alumni Weekend; 2) Admissions MMI; 3) MCG groups interested in showcasing and learning about the Simulation and Clinical Skills Center; 4) Department of Surgery utilizing center for their surgical simulators

Job Summary

Although the primary role of this position is that of Professor, the incumbent will also serve as the Assistant/Associate Dean for Educational Simulation as a key member of the MCG Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) medical education leadership team, reporting to the Associate Dean of Experiential Education. In this role, the Assistant/Associate Dean for Educational Simulation is responsible for leading the educational simulation program and standardized patient activities that reflect the vision and mission of MCG by utilizing simulation activities as a tool to engage learners across the continuum of medical education to further the reach, impact, and reputation of MCG in Georgia. This position will work closely with the university’s faculty, staff and leadership to partner and collaborate by augmenting, expanding, innovating and reaching all MCG learners using experiential educational activities.

Minimum Requirements

MD/DO/PhD degree

• Experience in med-education administration/educational leadership positions and teaching medical students

• Strong organizational and managerial skills

• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively & work with members of the academic & clinical community

• Strong service orientation and commitment to teamwork

• Demonstrated knowledge and skills in interpersonal and group communication that reflect a commitment to cultural diversity

About Us

Founded in 1828, the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) is Georgia’s only public medical school. Together, the medical classes at Augusta University and at the AU-University of Georgia Partnership Campus in Athens make MCG the 11th largest U.S. medical school by enrollment. The University System of Georgia has approved a plan to increase total enrollment to 1,200 students in the next 3-4 years. The MCG MD Program is fully LCME accredited to operate its two four-year campuses in Augusta and Athens, and its three regional campuses in Southeast, Southwest and Northeast Georgia. Medical student performance on USMLE testing and NRMP Match rates exceed the national average, and students are academically equivalent across all MCG campuses. In December 2018, the MCG Curriculum Oversight Committee (COC) and Dean approved a planning process to redesign the MD curriculum to better meet the needs of its students and of the State of Georgia.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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