The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (UACOM-T) seeks an innovative and experienced medical education leader to serve as Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs. This is a unique opportunity for a passionate medical educator to lead in a creative and student-centered environment, propelling the UACOM-T as a leader in medical student education.
Reporting to the Deputy Dean for Education, the Associate Dean has primary responsibility for the design, continuing development and implementation of the undergraduate medical education (UME) curriculum. The incoming Associate Dean will work to transform and further modernize the UME curriculum, with the benefit of passionate and engaged faculty, staff, and students. The university is opening a new, 220,000-square-foot Health Sciences Innovation Building which will serve as an inter-professional setting for medical and health-professions education, delivering curriculum which will prepare tomorrow’s healthcare professionals. This curricular and inter-professional innovation is a key driver of the University of Arizona Health Science’s strategic plan. The Associate Dean will also ensure a curriculum which reflects and supports one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. Additionally, the Associate Dean will be a visible leader, building and maintaining strong and collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and leadership across the college and university.
The successful candidate will have at least five years-experience with direct participation in undergraduate medical education; knowledge of contemporary medical pedagogical issues involving medical education; experience in curriculum assessment and evaluation with a focus on improving measurable student outcomes; and an understanding of medical school accreditation. Candidates should hold an MD or PhD degree.
Confidential inquiries, nominations, expressions of interest, and candidate materials (including a letter of interest and CV) should be submitted via email to the University of Arizona’s search consultants, Jeff Schroetlin and Megan Welch, through the office of Lyndsey Nicodem at firstname.lastname@example.org, 630-575-6972.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.