TheBoston UniversitySchool of Medicine, Department of Medicine is seeking afaculty member with expertise inthe scholarship of assessment, teaching, learning, healthcare/medical education, and evaluation to be the Founding Director of the Medical Education Evaluation Core.The goal of the Core is to be a methodological hub that assists in the design and evaluation of curricular and educational interventions. The successful applicantwill have specific responsibility for the developmentand administration of an educational evaluation core that is responsive to the evolving opportunities in medical education. While the Core will be housed in the Geriatrics Section its activities will be open to the entire Department of Medicine.
The Director will play a major role in shaping and developing the new Core. It is anticipated that there will be close collaboration with the Boston University Schools of Public Health and Education.
Responsibilities will include both Core research and coordinator activities.
Research activities will include assisting and mentoring faculty members in the following:
Design, implementation, and improvement ineducational methods, assessment, data collection, andoutcome reporting;
Submit applications for intramural and extramuralfunding for educational interventions in collaboration with faculty;
Develop and implement work plans for newprojects;
Publish and present educational research papers inpeer-reviewed forums.
While faculty support is the primary aim of this position, independent projects are encouraged.
Coordination activities include developing and maintaining a central web-based repository of resources and guiding faculty access to these resources appropriately.
Significant demonstrated expertise in at least one of therelated areas such as statistics, educational measurement, psychometrics, behavioral psychology or a related field, with an emphasis on quantitative or qualitative analysis
Demonstrated time management andorganizational skills,includingthe ability to work on several projects simultaneouslywhilemeeting project deadlines
Excellent team building, interpersonal, and communication skills
Ability to work with and mentor physicians, health professions faculty, residents, and fellows in instructional design, assessment and other forms of educational scholarship
Ability to work with interdisciplinary groups to translateadulteducation expertise to a medical education environment
Qualified candidates should have asufficientlyestablished track record in research, teaching demonstration of scholarly attributes; potential forBoston University School of Medicinefaculty appointment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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