Skip to main content

This job has expired

Assistant Course Director – Renal & Urinary Systems Colorado Medical Education, Pre-Clerkship

Employer
University of Colorado System
Location
Aurora, Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024


University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Office of Medical Education | Office of Continuing Medical Education

Job Title: Open Rank - Instructor, Sr. Instructor, Assistant, Associate, Professor

Working Title: Assistant Course Director – Renal & Urinary Systems Colorado Medical Education, Pre-Clerkship

Estimate FTE: 0.05 FTE

Position #: 00823910 – Requisition #: 33927

***Must be able to be present, as needed, for learning events throughout the course’s duration***

Job Summary:

Assistant course directors are critical leaders in the education of medical students at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Broadly, the responsibilities of this role include development and implementation of curriculum and experiences that introduce medical students to the core knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to develop into a competent physician.

Responsibilities include assisting the Course Director with course administration, curriculum execution, program innovation, curriculum review, and student support, as well as course faculty recruitment, support, and development. The Assistant Course Director will also serve as a liaison between course faculty and the Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Outcomes for test development.

Over the course of the year the time commitment of the Assistant Course Director is about 2 hours per week. However, the Assistant Course Director can expect that their work hours will be heavily weighted in the weeks prior to, during, and immediately after the course (~15- 20hrs/week).



Key Responsibilities:

Prior to course start:
  • Communicate and meet with the Course Director regularly to plan and prepare for the course ahead
  • Vet and revise course learning objectives with the Course Director & Content Directors prior to course start
  • Ensure the course schedule and granular information sheet are accurate
  • Recruit and develop faculty for delivering, facilitating, and/or presenting educational content
  • Distribute accurate learning objectives to the teaching faculty for each individual course session
  • Communicate with faculty to ensure deadlines are met
  • Confirm course materials submitted by teaching faculty adhere to the guidelines and expectations set forth by OME and achieve the course’s goals and session-specific objectives. This includes proper review and vetting of course materials submitted by the teaching faculty and providing feedback as needed
  • Work with OME and curriculum office to coordinate facilitator and faculty development needs
  • Ensure advance coordination with support staff to allow adequate time for completion while recognizing their competing responsibilities
  • Serve as a resource and communicate in a timely manner with administrative staff and faculty
  • Develop and create course content including session materials, pre-work, etc.
During course:
  • Provide ‘day-of’ course support and presence in all course sessions, or ensure appropriate faculty coverage
  • Ensure preparedness to assume temporary responsibility for the course’s production including content, organization, and course execution in the event of the Course Director’s absence.
  • Ensure all teaching faculty and students are aware and understand the course c ompetencies and learning goals
  • Serve as a resource and communicate in a timely manner with students, administrative staff, and faculty
  • Assist with Office Hours and responding to student emails
  • Teach select content in the course and facilitate learning events as needed
  • Lead “just-in-time” faculty development sessions as needed
  • Develop and produce review/clarification materials after course sessions as needed
  • Communicate with teaching faculty after their sessions as part of the continuous quality improvement processes
  • Track, monitor, assess, and identify areas for improvement in the curriculum with the goal of continuous quality improvement or as dictated by the curriculum oversight bodies
  • Create and foster a professional learning climate
  • Other responsibilities essential for course production as identified the Course Director
Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, Colorado.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 40 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges and receives over $704 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness .

Diversity and Equity:





The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Instructor, Senior Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below:

Instructor:
  • Master’s Degree, M.D. or D.O. Degree.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a faculty appointment (open rank) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Experience with healthcare professions education, pedagogy, and assessment
Sr. Instructor:
  • Master’s Degree, M.D. or D.O. Degree.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a faculty appointment (open rank) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Experience with healthcare professions education, pedagogy, and assessment
Assistant Professor:
  • Master’s Degree, M.D. or D.O. Degree.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a faculty appointment (open rank) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Experience with healthcare professions education, pedagogy, and assessment
Associate Professor:
  • Master’s Degree, M.D. or D.O. Degree.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a faculty appointment (open rank) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Experience with healthcare professions education, pedagogy, and assessment
Professor:
  • Master’s Degree, M.D. or D.O. Degree.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a faculty appointment (open rank) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Experience with healthcare professions education, pedagogy, and assessment


Preferred Qualifications (Same for all ranks):
  • Experience teaching medical students.
  • Experience with and knowledge of medical education at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstration of effective collaboration and teamwork
  • Thoughtful understanding of the medical knowledge a student must possess in order to be a successful early clerkship student
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and value working within a team
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with both university and community physicians and be available to answer questions and problem solve as needed
  • Ability to cultivate sustainable relationships with other faculty in the school of medicine and work to ensure the Pre-clerkship Curriculum is well represented within the school
  • Enjoy working with students, helping them with any learning issues, providing advice on how to troubleshoot/resolve issues, and assisting students to ensure their success
  • Demonstrate commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion
How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

  1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum vitae / Resume
  3. Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address


Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers .

Questions should be directed to: David Ecker and Rachelle Kelchlin: DAVID.ECKER@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU , RACHELLE.KELCHLIN@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled for best consideration please apply by July 1, 2024.

Start Date:

Negotiable, but desired September 1, 2024

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as

Instructor: $5,000 to $10,000 as .05 FTE salary support plus benefits, up to the educational salary cap of $200,000

Sr. Instructor: $5,000 to $10,000 as .05 FTE salary support plus benefits, up to the educational salary cap of $200,000

Assistant Professor: $5,000 to $10,000 as .05 FTE salary support plus benefits, up to the educational salary cap of $200,000

Associate Professor: $5,000 to $10,000 as .05 FTE salary support plus benefits, up to the educational salary cap of $200,000

Professor: $5,000 to $10,000 as .05 FTE salary support plus benefits, up to the educational salary cap of $200,000

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu ​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases . If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program .

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert