Director of Faculty Development

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Rockford
Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford seeks applications for a full-time Director of Faculty Development. This Director will work with faculty to advance expertise in curricular design and teaching methodologies in Undergraduate Medical Education and Graduate Medical Education. Duties include developing, planning and implementing faculty development programs that educate faculty on teaching, learning, and assessment best practices as well as assisting in providing mentoring and individualized development plans for teaching effectiveness at all faculty levels.     


Candidates for this position must have a Doctorate degree in healthcare, education, or related field (EdD, MD, PhD, DO). At least 3 years of higher education experience in teaching, coaching, or faculty development preferably in healthcare related field. Experience with delivering training/instruction in a variety of formats (face-to-face, online, written, etc.). Assisting faculty with development of individual sessions, assessments, and feedback. In-depth knowledge of learning theories, educational technology, instructional approaches, and assessment techniques preferred. Knowledge of educational best practices within clinical settings and traditional classroom settings. Knowledge of LCME and ACGME accreditation requirements as it applies to faculty development expectations preferred.


The University of Illinois College of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in the United States with three campuses in Chicago, Peoria, and Rockford. The Rockford campus comprises the College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, the National Center for Rural Health Professions and a stellar research division focused on masters prepared Biomedical Technicians and innovative research in the areas of cancer, immunology and health care policy. Our University faculty and dedicated community-based faculty extend to clinical settings throughout the state of Illinois.

Rockford is a progressive, affordable, mid-sized metropolitan area 90 miles northwest of Chicago. Rockford has minor league baseball and hockey, numerous golf courses, award-winning park system, three botanical gardens, an art museum, theaters, symphony orchestra, dance company and river walk. Public and several private school systems are available.


For fullest consideration, please apply at by June 21, 2021. Applications will be accepted until July 21, 2021 and should include a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references. 


Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.


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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.