Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education

Job Description: Open-rank tenure-track faculty position in Health Professions Education,

UIC Department of Medical Education (DME).


The Department of Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine (UIC DME), 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. This position carries responsibilities in research, teaching, and service in medical or health professions education, and, for applicants at the Associate Professor or Professor level, an opportunity for leadership of the department’s renowned Master in Health Profession Education (MHPE) Program. 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 degree Program in Curriculum Studies with a focus in HPE, as well as teach in the department’s certificate programs and faculty development activities.


The ideal candidate for this faculty position will be pursuing an academic career in Health Professions Education (HPE), with broad interests and skills within the discipline (e.g., curriculum, evaluation, instruction) with demonstrated scholarship and a track record of funding commensurate with experience. Practical experience in medical education or other health professions is desirable in applicants at the Assistant Professor level, and required for applicants at the Associate Professor or Professor level. PhD, MD or EdD degree is required. Candidates should indicate their specific field(s) of expertise in HPE and describe their experience in teaching.


Applicants should indicate their interest by sending a letter, curriculum vitae, and selected publications or other works of scholarship (maximum 3). 


For fullest consideration, please apply by Monday, December 17, 2018 to


The projected start date is summer 2019, but the position is available immediately if an earlier state date is preferred.                                                                                                                                                                

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


Phone: (312) 996-3590 Fax: (312) 413-2048