Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
DIRECTOR OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
OFFICE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine invites applications for the Director of Teaching and Learning position within the Office of Medical Education. This role will oversee the management, development, and assessment of the Pre-Clinical Faculty Development and Excellence in Teaching Program, the Student Academic Success Services Program, and the Academic Medicine Pipeline Program. The Director of Teaching and Learning is expected to help achieve the goals of these programs by fostering a community of practice among educators; increasing the development and implementation of active learning pedagogies; assisting in developing innovative curriculum and developing educators’ knowledge and implementation of best practices in teaching and learning; delivering engaging and needs based faculty development programming; identifying struggling students early and developing a comprehensive program that provides timely support with a focus on tools for success; monitoring and assessing programmatic outcomes; and developing the next generation of medical educators in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and research.
Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree as MD, DO, or other doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or other) from an accredited College of Medicine or University and a minimum of three years of related work experience in higher education. Preferred qualifications include prior leadership role in an accredited College of Medicine, a strong record of faculty development, experience in program development and management, and evidence of involvement with programs resulting in student success.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 521733 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach letter of interest and curriculum vitae in a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors) who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by August 22, 2020. Review will continue until position is filled.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Posted: 07/29/2020