The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford seeks applications for the position of Assistant Director of Curriculum Outreach & Development for the National Center for Rural Health Professions. This position is responsible for expanding clinical teaching sites throughout Illinois. The incumbent will focus on both rural and non-rural communities for Phase I and Phase II medical students for ambulatory and inpatient rotations. Identifying hospitals and clinics with the capacity and interest in developing and implementing clerkships is essential. This position requires travel throughout the state to develop and enhance training partnerships with collaborating sites. Additional duties include working on collaborative academic teams to identify and secure grant funding for further enhancement of medical education training. This position will require travel approximately 50% of the time throughout Illinois.
The University of Illinois College of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in the United States and offers outstanding opportunities for development of its students, faculty and staff. The campus is located in Rockford, a prominent mid-sized metropolitan area in northern Illinois, 90 miles west of Chicago. The city has minor league baseball and hockey, numerous golf courses, three botanical gardens, an art museum, theater, and a revitalizing downtown. Additionally it boasts several parks and a river walk for outdoor walking, hiking, bicycling and cross-country skiing. Public and several private school systems are available.
Candidates for this position must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in education, health related field, or other related field. Prior experience with program evaluation and development of assessment tools is required; in a health related field preferred. Prior experience in grant writing is required. The successful candidate must possess exceptional organizational and communication skills.
A full job description and application information can be found at https://jobs.uic.edu/Rockford. For fullest consideration apply by March 3, 2017.Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and should include a cover letter, CV, and three professional references. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford
UIC is Chicago's largest university with 29,000 students, 12,000 employees, 15 colleges and the state's major public medical center, serving as the principal educator of Illinois' physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses and other health care professionals.