Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education

Position Summary:

FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for an educational researcher and assessment specialist to join the leadership team as the Director of Evaluation and Assessment and join the Integrated Medical Science Department as an Assistant/Associate Professor. This position will report to the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and the Chair of the Integrated Medical Science Department. The Director of Evaluation and Assessment will have the primary responsibility for program evaluation of the undergraduate medical education (UME) program for accreditation compliance with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), teaching medical students including, lectures, small group facilitation, and workshops, and contributing to educational research. 


Job Duties:

The Director of Evaluation and Assessment and Assistant/Associate Professor of Integrated Medical Science will have the primary responsibility for UME program evaluation for accreditation compliance with the LCME and teaching medical students including didactics, lectures, small group facilitation, and exercises. Provide consultation to the graduate medical education (GME) programs on program evaluation for accreditation compliance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  Lead the process of designing, implementing and managing scientifically sound data collection instruments and strategies to evaluate various structure, process and element outcomes of the UME program. Advise the program evaluation committees, the course and clerkship directors on the design and implementation of data-driven program evaluations and development of program improvement strategies. Act as an agent for innovation by devising, evaluating and assisting with educational enhancement and will model a scholarly approach to education and application of research to improve education programs in the College of Medicine.


Lead and supervise two Master Degree level coordinators in conducting ongoing data collection and management efforts to support various education-related projects, working effectively with various units in the College of Medicine to advance their data collection and reporting efforts. Collaboratively manage the master medical education management evaluation system database, data sets, and systems; this will include evaluating, suggesting and managing upgrades to data collection, management, and reporting systems.   


Manage and maintain the Data Repository for Medical Education Research (DRMER) database of educational outcomes, create data sets, and serve as the IRB gatekeeper for research protocols to support medical educational research.  Analyze data corresponding to specific education-related projects, write and edit reports independently, and present results to high-level audiences as requested, and lead and participate in scholarly projects.


Perform other related duties and complete special projects as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D., Ed.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited institution in education, healthcare, or related field required at time of application.

A minimum of five years of appropriate experience is required.

Experience in healthcare education is preferred.

Knowledge of medical education management evaluation systems is preferred.

Must be flexible and adaptable to the rapidly changing medical education and accreditation landscape; demonstrate the ability to work with basic science and clinical faculty, administrators and educational researchers to improve the quality of education programs; and possess a track record of collaborative engagement with faculty, administrators and education researchers in the design, conduct and reporting of education research, relevant to the priorities and institutional strategies of an academic health sciences center.

Exceptional time management, analytical and communication skills (verbal and written) is required.

Ability to work under considerable pressure and manage multiple relationships and priorities is required.

Must possess a high level of professionalism, independence and dependability.

Knowledge of office computer systems is required.



Salary: Competitive



College or Department: College of Medicine



Location: Boca Raton



Work Days and Hours: NA



Application Deadline: 2018-11-30-08:00



Special Instructions to Applicant: This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

Confidential Letters of Recommendation may be sent to: Joseph G. Ouslander MD, 777 Glades Road BC 71- Room 213A, Boca Raton, FL 33431,;

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
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