University of Alberta

Assistant Dean - Assessment and Professional Development

Office of LifeLong Learning

Competition No.  -    A104638547
Closing Date  -    Apr 30, 2019

This position is open only to current full-time faculty members in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD) is seeking an Assistant Dean, Assessment and Professional Development Portfolio in the Office of Lifelong Learning and Physician Learning Program. The Assistant Dean will support the Associate Dean Lifelong Learning and the Physician Learning Program to develop a Lifelong Learning (L3) Portfolio strategy. Developing and implementing this strategy will involve working with programs to develop educational opportunities for practicing physicians and supporting clinical skills enhancement opportunities for practicing physicians, which are in alignment with relevant stakeholders like the Enhanced Skills Program and the FOMD. This L3 portfolio strategy will include an operational framework which meets key stakeholder needs in a financially sustainable manner. In addition, the Assistant Dean will work with key system stakeholders, like the CPSA and AHS, to understand needs for physician assessment and remediation, with the possibility in the future of developing a program to support those needs.

The time contribution for this position is 0.2 FTE and has a 3 year term with a possibility of extension. The ideal candidate will have an active scholarly program, with an academic interest and experience in competency-based education and physician assessment.

Interested candidates are to submit a letter of interest outlining why they wish to be considered for this position and their related competencies, confirmation of support from their department chair for the time allocation and CV in Common CV format by April 30, 2019.

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.