The Associate Chair for Faculty Development and Education - Associate or Full Professor WOT - of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Washington will serve as a leader in the advancement of the educational mission of the Department. The Associate Chair will assist in promoting the departmental vision for education, with a particular focus on the development of faculty and education scholarship. The Associate Chair for Faculty Development and Education, in conjunction with the Chair and faculty, will develop and implement a strategic plan and framework for advancing the educational programming in the Department of Emergency Medicine. The Associate Chair will work with the Chair to create and oversee professional development programs and identify opportunities for faculty, fellows and residents. The Associate Chair will also oversee all departmental educational programs to ensure that programs are aligned with Department goals and are coordinated in a way that optimizes learning and collaboration across programs. The Associate Chair will work closely with the University of Washington School of Medicine and national academic organizations such as the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to identify and implement new methods to promote faculty academic achievement and identify opportunities for enhancing the GME and UGME programs. The Associate Chair will play an important role in faculty and fellow recruitment. As the Department is seeking to grow the education mission, the incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively across the organization to promote excellence in training, teaching, and educational scholarship. The Associate Chair will engage, inspire, and work across disciplines within a large, diverse organization while using strong interpersonal and communication skills. The Associate Chair will also be expected to support diversity and inclusivity in academic medicine and will represent and promote the University of Washington Department of Emergency Medicine on a regional and national level.
This position will be full-time at the Associate or Full Professor level, without tenure, on a multi-year appointment which is commensurate with experience and qualifications, with a 12-month service period. The anticipated start date is January of 2019. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
The Associate Chair for Education and Faculty Development will work at the Harborview Medical Center (HMC) Emergency Department, which is the only Level I Trauma Center for a 4-state region and sees approximately 65,000 patients per year, and the University of Washington Medical Center Emergency Department, which sees approximately 29,000 patients per year and is ranked #1 in Washington State. The University of Washington is a top tier medical school recognized for excellence in clinical training, world-class research initiatives, and an enduring commitment to community service throughout the WWAMI—Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho—region. EM faculty enjoy the academic benefits of working in one of the country's premiere academic health centers.
Qualified individuals will be required to have an MD (or foreign equivalent), Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, will have demonstrated leadership experience in UGME, GME (residency or fellowship), or other leadership within their School of Medicine, and will have an academic appointment at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of academic achievement through education-related scholarship as evidenced by publication in high-impact peer-reviewed journals, strong mentorship skills with evidence of promoting the academic careers of junior faculty and fellows, and participation in national academic initiatives and organizations.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
If you are interested in joining the UW Department of Emergency Medicine leadership team please submit a letter of interest (cover letter) and a copy of your Curriculum Vitae.
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