Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Medicine

United Arab Emirates University

United Arab Emirates

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Medical Education Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Background: the College of Medicine & Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University implements a six year undergraduate program. The program is divided into 3 two-year phases comprised of Premedical, Preclinical and Clinical programs. The duties of the post outlined below are not exhaustive and the post holder will be expected to be flexible and cooperative in undertaking such academic, and administrative duties as needed in line with the changing educational requirements of the Department and College. • Working closely with the Department Chair of Medical Education to assist faculty to develop teaching and student assessment effectiveness by delivering faculty development programs • Liaising with Program Directors, Course Coordinators, faculty to develop an outcome based medical education curriculum • Interpret the training requirements of each specialty, including the promotion and use of a clinical simulation and center • Provide input and recommendations to the Dean, Vice Dean, Program Directors and University on issues relating to existing and proposed new medical education and training activities • Responsible for special projects as delegated by the Vice Dean regarding Postgraduate education and training • Provide support and advice to the College leaders in matters pertaining to the accreditation of undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs • Develop policies and procedures for effective management of the curriculum • Supervise delivery of medical education curriculum in collaboration with Program Directors by ensuring the availability of optimal learning resources (library, teaching laboratories, clinical skills training and simulation, media resources, electronic teaching resources, IT support) • Contributing to the evaluation of faculty teaching • Contribute to development and coordination of learning in the clinical skills and simulation center as an effective educational tool for integrated clinical and communication skills. • Contribute to development and promotion of the integration of clinical skills and simulation-based curriculum activities with placement based learning experiences • To work with clinical specialists to ensure the smooth delivery of clinical skills center-based examinations (OSCEs) • Develop annual report on Medical Education activities

Minimum Qualification

Must hold a PhD in medical education and Masters degree in Education/Medical Education

Preferred Qualification

MBBS(MD) a PhD in medical education

Excpected Skills

• Experience of Problem Based and/or Team Based Learning • The successful candidate will be an innovator and willing to work with a team. • Experience of involvement in research • A publication record to ensure that may be appointed at the appropriate rank. • Knowledge and experience of leading /implementing developments in medical education • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team • Ability to take initiative, problem solve, identify priorities • Commitment and enthusiasm for provision of quality innovative medical education • Enthusiasm for quality teaching, learning and assessment • Enthusiasm for own life-long learning and keeping abreast of changes and innovations in medical education • Proactive and forward planning

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