Health Professions Education Faculty

University of Maryland at Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education, Teacher Education, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time

The Graduate School ( ) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track, 12-month appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in the Health Professions Education (HPE) PhD program. UMB Graduate School Assistant/Associate Professor appointments are long- term, renewable contracts and are eligible for promotion. Rules governing such appointments are located at .

The Health Professions Education (HPE) Program offers both a PhD and MS degree (Fall 2022). The program offers learners the opportunity to expand knowledge in the health professions education and engage in the application of the learning sciences to advancing HPE research, teaching, and evaluation. The MS program offers an educational leadership track for those interested in leading the delivery and improvement of educational programs and curricula.

UMB is known for its expertise in health, biomedical sciences, and human services and is uniquely positioned to apply principles of innovation and entrepreneurship to advance health and social equality. In addition, UMB is committed to solving health and social disparities by involving those who face these problems every day. UMB seeks to understand the community served through the creation of innovative solutions based on people’s actual needs.

Benefits Information

UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.  

  • Teach in the HPE PhD Program including contributing to the curriculum design and development efforts of the curriculum.
  • Prepare online course materials following the standardized instructional design process established by the Graduate School.
  • Provide feedback, guidance, and mentoring to HPE learners.
  • Mentor and advise HPE learners on scholarly research projects that lead to peer-reviewed publications/dissertations.
  • Participate in professional, university, and departmental service activities to advance UMB’s mission.
  • Participate in HPE program activities, including orientation, selection committees, impact institutes (weeklong, intensive, topic-specific, research development, and presentation weeks), and office-hours, as needed.
  • Generate an independent program of research scholarship resulting in peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and securing educational grant funding through public and private sources/agencies.
  • Develop collaborative research opportunities within the HPE program, across disciplinary boundaries, and across schools at UMB
  • Represent UMB, the HPE program, and the Graduate School at national meetings and organizations and through the dissemination of high-quality research, such as in Division I of the American Educational Research Association, the Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation section (MESRE) of the Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), or other similar educationally focused conferences.
  • Contribute to an environment that inspires, recognizes, and rewards educational scholarship, teaching, and innovation at UMB, to stimulate the intellectual discourse needed to reimagine professional and graduate student education for the future.
  • Develop and make available resources, such as faculty development programs, that will help advance the career path for educators at UMB, across professions.
  • Provide UMB faculty new to educational research, guidance and collaboration on completing educational grant applications.
  • Act as a liaison to the Medical Education Leadership Academy (MELA) in the School of Medicine (UMSOM). Provide medical education leadership, scholarly guidance, and experience in effective survey research, medical education instructional strategies, curricula;
  • Collaborate on the design of educational projects that have a demonstrable application to current med ed practice for educational enhancement, innovation, or improvement.
Qualifications :

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities : Experience with quantitative and/or qualitative methods and analysis; track record of successful research advising, teaching, and scholarship in health professions education or educational settings. Current licensure in one’s principle professional field (if applicable) and teaching experience required. Prior evidence of participation and presentations at medical education conferences

Minimum Education : Minimum of Ph.D. in a social/behavioral science, education, evaluation and assessment, sociology, or related field, plus substantial experience in an academic environment.

Minimum Experience: 2 years as academic faculty in professional discipline, preference for those with >5 years of experience.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit the following:
  • Cover letter, noting the position (Assistant or Associate Professor) for which candidacy is sought
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of scholarly interests
  • Signed curriculum vitae
  • Three references with contact information.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at . 

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. 

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