Term Assistant Professor of Medical Education

Term Assistant Professor of Medical Education

  • 527976
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Part-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAA College of Health

The University of Alaska, Anchorage Campus College of Health, WWAMI Department invites applications for a Term Assistant Professor of Medicine position. As part of the collaborative WWAMI medical school program, which spans five northwestern states, Alaska WWAMI provides Alaskans with access to high quality regional medical education. We are seeking a dedicated educator to join our team as we expand to accommodate 25 students per year. The successful candidate will work closely with our PhD and MD faculty to deliver the first 15 months of the WWAMI School of Medicine curriculum, which integrates basic and clinical sciences and emphasizes early clinical care training.

This is a term faculty position at 51% FTE, requiring the ability to commit to 21 weeks and be available during class times. The position is part-time, 9-months per year, and offers a competitive salary commensurate with academic preparation and experience, along with a comprehensive employee benefits package. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three professional references

The University of Alaska, Anchorage Campus College of Health, WWAMI Department is seeking a Term Assistant Professor of Medicine to join our team. WWAMI is a collaborative medical school program that spans five northwestern states, providing Alaskans access to a high quality regional medical education. As we expand to accommodate 25 students per year, we are looking for a dedicated educator to teach and facilitate in our active learning classroom environment. The successful candidate will work closely with our PhD and MD faculty to deliver the first 15 months of the WWAMI School of Medicine curriculum, which integrates basic and clinical sciences and emphasizes early clinical care training.

The ideal candidate for this position should possess a Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree, along with board certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties or an internationally recognized entity. Clinical training and 3-5 years of experience in a primary care field or a medical field that provides care across multiple organ systems is preferred. Familiarity with the WWAMI program and active clinical practice in the local area are highly desirable. To excel in this role, the candidate should demonstrate strong teaching skills, the ability to facilitate active learning in a team-based setting, and proficiency in basic computer skills, including email, calendar management, video conferencing, and learning technology software such as Canvas.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or an equivalent degree from an accredited institution. Additionally, the candidate must be board-certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties or an internationally recognized entity of comparable standing. Preference will be given to candidates who maintain an active clinical practice within the local community.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Anchorage campus. This position is located on the main UAA campus in Anchorage, AK. This is a part-time, 9-month (with expected 1.5 month summer contract extension), term-funded faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, faculty time off, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, affordable medical, dental, and vision care coverage, and representation under a Collective Bargaining Agreement. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 30, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check. Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Robert Onisk, HR Coordinator, at ronisk@alaska.edu.

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

 

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu.

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equityand-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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