Curriculum Development Specialist - Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (Part Time)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Curriculum Development Specialist - Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (Part Time)
Department AZ Ctr for Integrative Med (0788)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine is currently seeking applications for Curriculum Development Specialist. This position will be tasked with the development of curriculum within the Center’s current programs including dietary supplements, botanicals, vitamins and minerals, in support of our teaching physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, and physician’s assistants within the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine fellowship program. Review and development of curriculum content research, writing, and medical editing of assigned medical topics; de novo medical course development in alignment with strategic plan and educational needs of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. Teaching will include both online and in person activities. Potential for involvement in design and implementation of educational research.

The Center is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

This position will also require a non-salaried faculty appointment, provided by the Department of Medicine, which will adhere to the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure process.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Work with the Fellowship Director and instructional web designers to create content in integrative medicine for Fellows and Integrative Medicine in Residency (IMR) participants.
  • Teach physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, and medical students.
  • Participate in online and in-person teaching of a range of integrative medicine topics.
  • Potential for involvement in educational research related to fellowship, IMR, and course development.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Demonstrated experience of and commitment to Integrative Medicine
  • Demonstrated experience with computer-based learning programs
  • Excellent teacher with outstanding speaking credentials
  • Interfacing with local and national faculty in IM.
Minimum Qualifications
  • MD, DO, ND, PharmD, and/or PhD in related field.
  • Experience in academic writing.
  • Demonstrated expertise in teaching multiple areas of IM.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent writing and medical editing skills.
  • Functions well in teams. Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working with diverse communities.
  • Strategic Thinker
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 19.6
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay up to $150,000 Annually, DOE (to be prorated by FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22371
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 02/26/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Virginia Hitchings

Open Date 02/05/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Review Begins On 02/15/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant

This position will also require a non-salaried non-tenured faculty appointment, provided by the Department of Medicine, which will adhere to the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure process.

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
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • 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. * Please describe your experience and knowledge of Integrative Medicine.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience in creating integrative medicine curriculum.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have strong technical writing and editing skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have an advanced health professions or science degree (e.g., MD, DO, ND, PhD, PharmD, etc.); AND are you eligible for a University of Arizona academic appointment at the Assistant Professor level or higher?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Candidate Provided Letter(s) of Recommendation