School of Medicine Leadership Position Associate Dean of Clinical Medical Education
Open Faculty Position - Associate or Full Professor Rank
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine invites applications for the position of Associate Dean of Clinical Medical Education (ADCME). The successful candidate will also receive a concurrent academic appointment in an appropriate department in the School of Medicine, and participate in teaching, research, and scholarly activities. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to work successfully with a diverse student body.
A competitive applicant must qualify for an academic appointment in the Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical series at the associate or full professor ranks. They must have demonstrated a significant history of service related to student affairs and/or medical education within a medical school or health sciences education entity. The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education (SADME), and will be responsible for curricular development and management, faculty development, and all aspects of clinical medical education.
The ADCME provides leadership to a cadre of Block Directors, Clerkship Directors, Site Directors, and Coordinators that work at the School and at multiple hospitals and dozens of outpatient sites to provide training that meets the educational goals of the School. The ADCME also works with the Director of Faculty Development, the Longitudinal Ambulatory Care Experience (LACE) team, the legal team, and many others to maintain critical relationships with our clinical affiliates and other partners. The ADCME is responsible for the integrity of the UCR SOM training programs, both from a quantity and a quality perspective, across all our partners and within the School. The ADCME provides leadership to the entire Clinical Education team in matters of student grading, progress, and curricular integrity. They also work with the Department of Assessment and Evaluation to evaluate educational outcomes. The ADCME is expected to perform yearly and episodic reviews of progress toward stated goals, with a focus on continuous quality improvement, and works in conjunction with the Associate Dean of Continuous Quality Improvement and Curricular Integration to achieve these goals. In conjunction with our Student Success team, the ADCME also works to identify learners that assimilate skills, knowledge, or behaviors at sub-standard rates and assists in developing remediable actions that focus on maximizing student success and the integrity of the educational program. In sum, the ADCME is responsible for all aspects of clinical medical education at the UCR SOM.
Founded in 2013, the School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth University of California Medical School. We serve the rapidly growing Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research, education, and healthcare delivery. Our mission is to improve the health of the community in the Inland Empire, one of the most ethnically diverse and medically underserved areas of the country. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a requirement. Advancement and promotion at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
The successful candidate must possess an M.D. or equivalent degree, and possess Board Certification in a clinical specialty. They will be required to be a regular member of the UCR Health medical group. The candidate must retain university-quality skills and clinical judgement, and must be available to teach and mentor learners in both UME and GME. The total time available for clinical duties will be negotiated with the department Chair and the SADME. The successful candidate will also be expected to show a record of research or scholarly activities appropriate for an academic appointment in the Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical series. Finally, the candidate must demonstrate appropriate administrative experience and a proven record of academic and administrative leadership qualities.
Initial review of applications will begin on August 15, 2020, and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.
Cejka Executive Search has been exclusively retained by the University of California - Riverside School of Medicine to assist in the recruitment of the Associate Dean for Clinical Medical Education.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.