University of Alberta

Development Collaborations Coordinator

Medicine & Dentistry - Office of Faculty Affairs

Competition No.  -    A104437594
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Faculty Development, the Development Collaborations Coordinator is responsible for designing, delivering, implementing, assessing and evaluating Faculty Development programs both for international projects as well as local faculty development for the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD).

The Development Collaborations Coordinator will lead the development to enhance the theoretical knowledge/frameworks in specific areas while utilizing relevant opportunities to apply the theory to practice. Particularly related to the International Collaboration Project, this includes designing and delivering workshops, hosting FoMD faculty members to deliver training, and coordinating with partners (such as AHS, hospitals) for observing the application of theory to practice (such as through ward observations).

Additionally, the Development Collaborations Coordinator will support the Faculty Affairs portfolio with various projects. Projects can include designing and developing workshops for current FoMD faculty members, researching best practices in adult education as it pertains to medical education workshops for faculty, and collaborating with others within the Faculty Affairs portfolio for project support.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Master's degree in Medical Education, Distance Learning, Adult Education, Instructional Design, or Academic Development required
  • Training and experience in curriculum design and evaluation
  • Experience designing and facilitating faculty development programs
  • Expertise in the area of higher education and adult education
  • Two to five years teaching experience with adult learners
  • Demonstrated skills of incorporating the use of innovative pedagogy and instructional technologies for teaching
  • Ability to create and lead workshops for faculty, staff, and other learners on the effective use of learning technology when appropriate
  • Skills and experience in coordinating projects
  • Familiarity with the UME and PGME training programs at the University of Alberta
  • Proficiency in communication skills (written and verbal); cross-cultural communication would be an asset
  • Track-record of scholarship in medical education and/or faculty development scholarship
  • Demonstrated collaborative and professionalism skills
  • Formal training in quantitative or qualitative research
  • Experience conducting literature reviews
  • Experience with developing and writing grants
  • Expertise in data collection and needs assessment data gathering methods, along with the ability to identify relationships, conduct thematic analysis, and draw conclusions required
  • Experience writing abstracts, reports, and manuscripts
  • Fluency in Mandarin would be ideal, but not required; experience working with cultural sensitivities an asset

This position is in accordance with the Temporary Administrative and Professional Staff Agreement and will have an initial term of one year, with the possibility of extension, and offer a comprehensive benefits package found at Faculty & Staff Benefits with an annual salary range of $61,391- $102,355.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.