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Open Rank Professor Series - ASC Assistant Course Director

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Office of Medical Education

Open Rank Clinical Professor Series/ASC Assistant Course Director

Position #00791055 – Requisition #23618

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The School of Medicine, Office of Medical Education has an opening for a part-time Open Rank Clinical Professor Series/ASC Assistant Course Director position

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

 

General Position Responsibilities and Expectations:

The Advanced Science Course (ASC) Assistant Director for the University of Colorado School of Medicine is responsible for working with faculty, course directors, departments, curriculum deans and other SOM personnel to create, implement, evaluate, and continuously improve components of the ASC curriculum in which they have scientific and/or clinical expertise.

The ASC portion of the new Trek medical student curriculum consists of approximately 14 weeks of required learning for students between their core clerkship experience and their USMLE Step 1 preparation and examination period at the beginning of their third year of medical school.

During these 14 weeks of curriculum, students learn advanced science concepts in the three pillars of the Trek curriculum: Basic Medical Science, Clinical Science, Health System Science (called Health & Society at CUSOM). Learning occurs across numerous topic areas, including (but not limited to) Cardiovascular Medicine, Immunology, Neurosciences, Global Health and Underserved Populations. Students spend about half of their ASC time in various advanced clinical settings and the other half of their time in other learning formats, including online modules, flipped classroom sessions, experiential learning, and project work.

The Assistant Director for the Global Health & Underserved Populations position will work with the two Co-Directors for the Global Health & Underserved Populations course.

The Assistant Director will report directly to the Assistant Dean for Medical Education:  Post-clerkship Curriculum.

Major changes or additions to the curriculum will require presentation to and approval by the appropriate curriculum and leadership committees.

Specific Position Responsibilities:

Supervision Exercised

    Supervise SOM faculty who teach within the ASC. Responsibilities include assigning work, evaluating and giving feedback on performance, and rewarding or taking corrective action, as well as addressing issues and resolving problems of faculty performance.Supervise SOM staff in developing student and course schedules.
Administration

    Ensure adequate orientation including content, scheduling, assessment, grading, organization and course execution is delivered.Ensure appropriate course opportunities and availability to meet the needs of students.Serve as a resource and communicate in a timely manner (generally within two business days) with students, administrative staff, and faculty.
Curriculum Execution and Program Innovation

    Ensure all teaching faculty and students are aware and understand competencies and learning goals.
Curriculum Review, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Accreditation

    Track, monitor, assess, and identify areas for improvement in individual ASC components with the goal of continuous quality improvement or as dictated by the curriculum oversight bodies.With the assistance of the OME Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Outcomes (AEO) evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum in achieving learning outcomes. Review all course evaluations annually and provide individualized feedback to faculty aimed at development of an action plan for changes and improvement for the following academic year. 
Student Assessment and Grading

    Set clear expectations for student performance to support competency-based grading in the ASC.Support faculty in their grading and feedback process to ensure all students receive fair, and effective formative and summative assessments.Ensure all grades are submitted in a timely manner.
Faculty Recruitment, Support & Development

    Recruit and develop faculty to teach in the ASC curriculum.Provide ongoing feedback, support, and remediation as needed to faculty.
 

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at: 

 

(All ranks: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor):

Hiring range of $5,000 to $20,000 as 0.1 FTE salary support plus benefits, up to the NIH salary cap of $200,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, person, with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor:

    Doctoral level degree, including DO, MD or PhD Full-time, or volunteer clinical, faculty appointment at the CUSOM, or ability to obtain faculty appointmentDirect clinical, or classroom, teaching in the last five years
Associate Professor:

    Doctoral level degree, including DO, MD or PhD Full-time, or volunteer clinical, faculty appointment at the CUSOM, or ability to obtain faculty appointmentDirect clinical, or classroom, teaching in the last five years
Professor:

    Doctoral level degree, including DO, MD or PhD Full-time, or volunteer clinical, faculty appointment at the CUSOM, or ability to obtain faculty appointmentDirect clinical, or classroom, teaching in the last five years
Preferred Qualifications:

Assistant Professor:

    Served as a course director for medical student course(s)Curriculum development experienceMedical education scholarship Medical education leadership experience Experience teaching in medical student course
Associate Professor:

    Served as a course director for medical student course(s)Curriculum development experienceMedical education scholarship Medical education leadership experience Experience teaching in medical student course
Professor:

    Served as a course director for medical student course(s)Curriculum development experienceMedical education scholarship Medical education leadership experience Experience teaching in medical student course
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Nov 9, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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