The School of Medicine at Texas A&M University invites applications for the Assistant Dean of Evaluation and Assessment to start as soon as possible. The School of Medicine is headquartered in Bryan/College Station, Texas with regional campuses in Dallas, Houston, and Round Rock, with additional educational sites across the state. The School of Medicine at Texas A&M University embodies the university's core values: Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect and Selfless Service.
Applicants will be considered for the Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) faculty titles of Clinical or Instructional at the rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor) commensurate with qualifications, for an 11 month appointment. The departmental home within the School of Medicine for the successful candidate will be determined based on the applicant’s education and experience. Responsibilities for this position as faculty include teaching within the School of Medicine curriculum and academic service to the school and Texas A&M University.
The position will oversee evaluation and assessment of educational programs and departments including continuous quality improvement (CQI) efforts. The position reports to the Executive Associate Dean of the School of Medicine. As a key leader at the school, the Assistant Dean will provide exemplary leadership to an office that is committed to improving educational programs and departments. In addition to the administrative responsibilities described, the incumbent will actively participate in sponsored research and/or education.
- Provide high quality assessment, program evaluation and CQI for School of Medicine curriculum, departments and programs
- Provide supervision and guidance to the office sub-units (evaluation and assessment teams). Direct staff, setting performance standards and accountabilities.
- Complete independent and collaborative quantitative and qualitative analyses as needed for reporting; develop, refine and facilitate processes for analyzing and responding to data.
- Prepare and maintain data (in databases and spreadsheets) such that they are appropriate for historical and comparative analyses in complex evaluation projects
- Oversee aspects of data collection and use by these programs, identifying problematic data and corrections that will eliminate data problems.
- Collaborate and conduct medical education research (including designing protocols, data collection, and record maintenance) and disseminate research findings through presentations and manuscripts.
- Teach and supervise graduate students, medical students, residents and other trainees in medical education research, CQI, and program evaluation