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Faculty Open Rank Tenure-Track Position in Health Professions Education

Chicago, Illinois (US)
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
May 23, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Open Rank Tenure-Track Position in Health Professions Education

College of Medicine - Department of Medical Education


The Department of Medical Education (DME) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, the oldest continuously operating department of medical education in the world with a strong commitment to scholarship and leadership in the field, invites applications and nominations for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in the areas of assessment, data science, learning analytics, or other areas of health professions education (HPE).

This position carries responsibilities in research, teaching, and service in medical or health professions education, and leadership opportunities in departmental programs for applicants at the Associate Professor or Professor level. DME faculty are expected to maintain active and visible research programs in their area(s) of expertise that advance the field of HPE. Faculty members teach and advise graduate students in the MHPE program and the Doctoral program in HPE, as well as teach in the department’s certificate programs and faculty development activities. Department of Medical Education faculty are encouraged to engage in activities that support institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The ideal candidate for these faculty positions will be pursuing an academic career in Health Professions Education (HPE), with broad interests and skills within the field as well as depth in an area of study or methodology relevant to health professions education, demonstrated scholarship, and a track record of funding commensurate with experience. Candidates should indicate their specific field(s) of expertise in HPE and describe their experience in teaching.

Experience in medical education or other health professions education is desirable in applicants at the Assistant Professor level and required for applicants at the Associate Professor or Professor level. PhD, EdD, MD, other clinical doctorate, or other relevant terminal degree is required.

Applicants should indicate their interest by sending a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and up to three selected publications or other works of scholarship.

Start date for the position is flexible, with immediate start possible.

For fullest consideration, please apply by July 31, 2024.

Applicants should apply at the following link:

For more information, contact Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE, Chair, Search Committee,

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran, or disability status.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and may also be 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.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit:

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