• Assistant/Associate Professor - Assessment and Evaluation

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-45043
    Category
    Faculty
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    AA Office of Education Development
    Post End Date
    10/15/2018
  • Overview

    The Office of Educational Development (OED) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is seeking a faculty member to provide educational assessment and evaluation expertise in collaboration with colleagues across the campus. This is a full-time position with rank and salary commensurate with the individual’s education and experience.

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities

    1. Works closely with other health educators across UAMS colleges to deliver the highest quality learning and assessment strategies.
    2. Advises faculty on student assessment strategies, methods, and tools.
    3. Conducts collaborative research to evaluate the effectiveness of educational practice.
    4. Analyzes data regarding educational outcomes.
    5. Supports and promotes scholarly activity of faculty.
    6. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Doctoral degree in a relevant social or behavioral science discipline OR a Masters degree PLUS at least four (4) years of experience in conducting program evaluation, data analysis or educational research
    • Advanced skill in research, program assessment and evaluation
    • Experience in data analysis (quantitative and qualitative) using statistical software package(s)
    • Experience in higher education (ideally, health professions education), curriculum design, educational outcomes assessment, or educational/behavioral research
    • Ability to collaborate with a broad range of health professionals on educational projects
    • Record of participation in scholarly work (e.g. design, implementation, analysis, publication and presentation)
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and written and oral communication ability

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Scholarly professional experience demonstrated through previous research and innovation in education with a publication/publication record in peer-reviewed presentations and scholarly journals
    • Experience in leading interdisciplinary teams of health professionals to improve program outcomes

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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