Working closely with the Assistant Dean for Education & Academic Affairs and Head of the Department of Medical Education to assist faculty to develop teaching and student assessment effectiveness by delivering faculty development programs
Liaising with Program Directors, Course Coordinators, faculty to develop an outcomes based medical education curriculum
Interpret the training requirements of each specialty, including the promotion and use of a clinical simulation and center
Provide input and recommendations to the Dean, Vice Dean, Program Directors and University on issues relating to existing and proposed new medical education and training activities
Responsible for special projects as delegated by the Vice Dean regarding Postgraduate education and training
Provide support and advice to the Dean/Vice Dean in matters pertaining to the accreditation of undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs
Develop policies and procedures for effective management of the curriculum
Supervise delivery of medical education curriculum in collaboration with Program Directors by ensuring the availability of optimal learning resources (library, teaching laboratories, clinical skills training and simulation, media resources, electronic teaching resources, IT support)
Contributing to the evaluation of faculty teaching
Contribute to development and coordination of learning in the clinical skills and simulation center as an effective educational tool for integrated clinical and communication skills.
Contribute to development and promotion of the integration of clinical skills and simulation based curriculum activities with placement based learning experiences
To work with clinical specialists to ensure the smooth delivery of clinical skills center based examinations (OSCEs)
Develop annual budget for Medical Education
Develop annual report on Medical Education activities
Must hold a professional medical (or equivalent degree) and a higher professional certificate such as Membership or Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, South Africa or the Certificate of the relevant American Board.
Proved track records in Medical Education field
Clinical specialist experience * Experience of Problem Based and/or Team Based Learning * The successful candidate will be an innovator and willing to work with a team. * Experience of involvement in research * A publication record to ensure that may be appointed at the appropriate rank. * Knowledge and experience of leading /implementing developments in medical education * Excellent organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills * Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team * Ability to take initiative, problem solve, identify priorities * Commitment and enthusiasm for provision of quality innovative medical education * Enthusiasm for quality teaching, learning and assessment * Enthusiasm for own life-long learning and keeping abreast of changes and innovations in medical education * Proactive and forward planning to assure delivery of College Missions.
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