Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of
the University of California Riverside School of Medicine, the
SADME will serve as the chief academic officer for the University
of California, Riverside School of Medicine.
This new leader will be involved in strategic planning as well
as development and management of a medical education budget. He or
she will work with the development office on sources of
philanthropy for professional development and educational
activities as well as developing grant opportunities for
educational initiatives or student services.
The SADME will identify and implement opportunities to evolve
and enhance the school’s academic offerings to ensure that the
school continues to offer diverse and innovative programs. He or
she will collaborate with the Senior Associate Dean for Student
Affairs on admissions, advising, and mentoring of medical students.
In addition, the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education will
represent the UCR School of Medicine in the University of
California system-level committees related to medical
The Senior Associate Dean for Education will have ultimate
individual responsibility for the design and management of the
educational program as a whole, including:
- Planning, development, management, and evaluation of the
medical education curriculum.
- Accreditation preparation, compliance, and documentation of all
materials for the Liaison Committee on Medical
- Faculty recruitment, appointment, development, and evaluation
for medical education.
- Identification of clinical training locations; nurturing and
maintenance of relationships with community partners and faculty;
review of affiliation contracts
- Development and implementation of medical student progress and
- Operational oversight of the Office of Medical
- Operational oversight of the Center for Simulated Patient
- Operational oversight for the Office of Scholarly
- Strategic planning and development/management of Medical
- Recommending and writing appropriate policies and procedures
for the educational program
- Operational oversight of the PRIME (Programs in Medical
- Must possess an M.D. or DO degree and be board certified in
his/her field of practice.
- Must qualify for faculty appointment at the rank of Associate
Professor or Professor as well as meet the eligibility requirements
for a medical license in the state of California. The SADME will
participate in clinical care, research, and/or educational
activities in their primary academic department.
The University of California Riverside is situated on nearly
1,200 scenic acres in Inland Southern California. With more than
26,000 students and 1,100 faculty — including two Nobel Prize
winners and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and
Medicine — UCR is pioneering research with economic, scientific,
and social impact on the real-world challenges faced in California
and beyond. The reach and importance of academic work is gaining
prominence. UCR ranks among the top 1 percent of universities
worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings and one of
the nation’s top 12 public universities by Forbes.
UCR provides a robust set of undergraduate, graduate, and
professional degree programs to one of the most diverse student
populations in the nation. Strong core programs and new and
emerging disciplines are housed within three colleges and four
- Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering
- College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
- College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
- School of Education
- School of Business
- School of Medicine
- School of Public Policy
University of Riverside School of
Founded in 2013, the School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth
University of California Medical School and the only
community-based school in the UC system. It serves the rapidly
growing Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed
physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research,
education, and healthcare delivery.
To improve the health of the people of California and,
especially, to serve Inland Southern California by training a
diverse workforce of physicians and by developing innovative
research and health care delivery programs that will improve the
health of the medically underserved in the region and become models
to be emulated throughout the state and nation.
Riverside is a city in, and the county seat of, Riverside
County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire
metropolitan area. It is named for its location beside the Santa
Ana River. It is the most populous city in the Inland Empire and in
Riverside County and is located about 50 miles southeast of
downtown Los Angeles. It is also part of the Greater Los Angeles
area. Riverside is the 61st-most populous city in the United States
and 12th-most populous city in California. As of the 2020 census,
Riverside had a population of 314,998. Along with San Bernardino,
Riverside is a principal city in the 13th largest Metropolitan
Statistical Area in the United States; the Riverside-San
Bernardino-Ontario MSA ranks in size just below San Francisco pop.
4,749,0080 and above Detroit in population.
The University of
California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of
excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by law.