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Assistant Director, Residents as Teachers Curriculum (Part Time) (Phoenix, AZ)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.

If you currently hold a faculty appointment with the College of Medicine-Phoenix, please include the title in your letter.

If you do NOT currently hold a faculty appointment, please include a statement indicating your interest in applying for a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Assistant Director, Residents as Teachers Curriculum (Part Time) (Phoenix, AZ)
Department COM Phoenix Academic Affairs (0663)
Location Greater Phoenix Area
Position Summary

The Resident as Teacher Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix aims to improve the teaching skills of residents, thereby enhancing the educational experience of both residents and medical students throughout their clinical training. The goal of this program is to equip residents with tools to become successful educators and to ensure that University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix medical students are provided with the best clinical learning experience.

The Assistant Director is responsible for developing and implementing a Residents as Teachers program at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. The Assistant Director of the Resident as Teachers program will work closely with the Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education, the Assistant Dean for Clinical Curriculum along with the Residency Program Directors at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix affiliate sites to provide leadership for the Residents as Teachers training programs of the College of Medicine – Phoenix. The Assistant Director will oversee centralized curricular objectives and the monitoring of residents’ participation in the Resident as Teacher program for the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. This person will also continually assess accreditation mandates and address the needs of the college, residency program directors, and individual learners through innovative education and training.

This position reports to the Director of Faculty Development.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Collaborates with affiliate DIO’s and residency program directors in developing comprehensive institutional-level policies regarding resident as teacher curriculum, resources, and remediation.
  • Works with the Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education to provide leadership to the Residents as Teachers program at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Collaborates with and coordinate efforts to provide a resident development program with clinical affiliates including new resident orientation.
  • Develops events, workshops, programs, seminars, learning communities, and conferences designed to improve teaching, learning, and assessment.
  • Designs instructional development workshops and programming for residents and/or graduate students and helps in the delivery of these programs.
  • Supports a culture of teaching excellence.
  • Consults with department chairs, DIO’s and/or residency program directors regarding resident development and assessment needs and issues.
  • Maintains a record of all development activities and generates reports as needed to maintain accreditation standards.
  • Serves as a resource to various committees dealing with residents as teachers.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • MD or DO or equivalent.
  • Experience teaching at the resident level.
  • Resident as teacher development issues and programming to support resident teaching.
  • Experience integrating technology with pedagogy.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in undergraduate medical education.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 4
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22231
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

College of Medicine-Phoenix
Office of Human Resources and Business Administration
COMPHX-HRServices@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 11/29/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 12/11/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.


Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).


References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.


If you currently hold a faculty appointment with the College of Medicine-Phoenix, please include the title in your letter.


If you do NOT currently hold a faculty appointment, please include a statement indicating your interest in applying for a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you realize this job is located in Phoenix, Arizona?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an MD, DO or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience teaching at the resident level, experience integrating technology with pedagogy, and experience with resident as teacher development issues and programming to support resident teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * If you are currently employed at a Phoenix affiliated hospital, what is your employment effort (FTE, or percentage of time)? Please note: Due to the clinical affiliate agreement between The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and our affiliate partners, candidates selected for employment must obtain the Chief Administrator's approval for dual employment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Individuals who are selected for employment and do NOT currently hold a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, will be required to obtain faculty status. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee. If selected, will you fulfill the requirements for obtaining faculty status within a reasonable time frame?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Statement of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents