Academic Medicine Job In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh is inviting applications for a faculty position in Surgical Education, open rank, non-tenure stream. The assigned faculty will play an integral role in curriculum development, education research, and program evaluation. Outstanding individuals are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should possess a PhD in education, psychology, sociology or relevant field, or should have an EdD degree. Training and experience with research design as well as quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods is required. Experience or interest in medical education, especially across the continuum of student and physician learning, is encouraged. In addition, the candidate should have experience or interest in grant writing as well as experience and interest in publishing and presenting scholarly works in medical education. The desired candidate should have a demonstrated ability in curriculum development, instructional design, implementation, assessment and evaluation. Individuals should have well-developed relationship-building skills, analytical and critical thinking skills, and strong written and oral communication skills.
The successful candidate will play an integral role in scholarship, assessment and innovation in curriculum and instruction. Duties will include curriculum development and implementation, program evaluation, faculty development and grant writing to support the design, application and evaluation of innovative curricula, methods of instruction and assessments of learning. The successful candidate will collaborate and lead initiatives to promote scholarship resulting from program innovations while developing an independent research program. The faculty member will guide the overall research mission of our surgical education program and will also mentor surgeons in their research efforts.
We offer a competitive academic salary, fringe benefits and state-of-the-art facilities. Position available until filled. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:
Jennifer Steiman, MD
Associate Director of Resident Education
Division of Surgical Oncology Breast
University of Pittsburgh
P.O. Box 7533
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.
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The UPMC Department of Surgery is one of the leading surgical programs in the country, offering innovative surgical procedures, state-of-the-art technology, and high-quality patient care.
Working closely with the Department’s academic partner, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the department’s surgeons pioneer and refine surgical procedures to provide leading-edge, compassionate care to patients who require surgical services in a wide range of specialties.
The department is composed of seven divisions, including the following:
- Colon and Rectal Surgery
- Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
- Surgical Oncology
- Trauma and General Surgery
- Vascular Surgery