|Bridge to the Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate|
Company: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
Location: Chicago, IL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/30/2021
Expire Date: 01/30/2022
Job Categories: Education
Bridge to the Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate|
Bridge to the Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate
Medical Education, College of Medicine
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
The Department of Medical Education (DME) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applicants for a Bridge to the Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate position. A successful Bridge to Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate may be appointed for an additional year, and, with department approval, may have the opportunity to transition to tenure-track faculty status in the 2024-2025 academic year. The expected start date for the Bridge to Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate is August 16, 2022. The successful candidate must have completed a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., M.D., J.D. or relevant terminal degree) no earlier than August 16, 2018 and no later than August 1, 2022.
The Bridge to the Faculty program is an initiative to diversify the faculty by attracting and retaining promising individuals from groups that have been historically underrepresented in health professions education and the health humanities. In addition to mentorship within the Department of Medical Education, the research associate will participate in a cohort-based mentoring experience through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Engagement, where they will have the opportunity to meet other Bridge to the Faculty Scholars.
We seek a Postdoctoral Research Associate pursuing a career in the field of health professions education and health humanities. This includes individuals from a variety of social science and humanities disciplinary backgrounds (psychology, sociology, teacher education, anthropology, philosophy, history, literature, ethics, critical studies, health equity, ethics, and others), as well as professional backgrounds (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., M.D., and J.D.). The capacity to connect these fields to matters of race and ethnicity in the health professions is valued. Direct experience in medical education or other health professions education contexts is desirable but not required.
This is a full-time position and includes a competitive salary and benefits package. Postdoctoral Research Associate are expected to teach one course per year, develop an active research program, and participate in a mentoring program.
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
For additional information about the department, go to: chicago.medicine.uic.edu/departments/academic-departments/medical-education
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
A doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., M.D., J.D. or relevant terminal degree) is required and must be in hand by August 1, 2022.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For full consideration, applications should be received by Friday, January 28, 2022.
Applicants should submit materials to jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=154868
Applications should include:
1. Cover letter that includes a summary of research, career goals, and information concerning how the applicant will further the university's goal of building a culturally diverse educational environment.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to Search Committee Co-Chair, Jeffrey Cheung, email@example.com.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to attract world-class scholars to enrich the educational experience of our bright and motivated students. UIC is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community of scholars committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.
Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University's Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate's successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899