Foundational Sciences Curriculum Specialist

Indiana University
October 9, 2019
Indianapolis, IN
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Department Information

Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana’s most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world.

Medical Student Education serves students’ critical affairs in their pursuit of a medical degree for Indiana University School of Medicine. We also serve faculty by providing support for curriculum development, program assessment, student evaluation, and learning technology tools. Our vision is to cultivate a robust, dynamic, learning experience that fully prepares our graduates to become outstanding physicians and community leaders.

Job Summary

Work with faculty to develop clinical courses, establish appropriate course objectives, learning experiences, and assessment strategies, and identify gaps/redundancies in the competency-based curriculum. Assist faculty with the creation of curricula to meet institutional learning goals and objectives and the corresponding instructional and assessment methods and materials. Work with the Assistant Dean and faculty to identify and develop clinical sites statewide. Verification and reporting of credit/contact hours. Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Associate Dean for Curriculum in the Foundational Sciences for the applicable curriculum phase to manage all statewide Foundational Science curriculum development, implementation and evaluation activities, ensuring consistency and excellence across all campuses. With the Deans of Foundational Sciences Curriculum, coordinate the expansion of the distributed system of clinical education for the School of Medicine.
  • Manage the curriculum mapping for all campuses for Foundational Science courses. Coordinate and integrate this work with efforts to map and manage the Foundational Sciences curriculum.
  • Work with the faculty to establish course objectives and outcomes for clinical learning experiences and assist in identifying gaps and redundancies.
  • Work collaboratively with Assistant Dean for Curriculum and the Academic Specialist for Curriculum in the Clinical Sciences to provide oversight to the development of the integrated statewide, competency-based curriculum.
  • Serve as educational representative on various school-wide committees.
  • Develop, understand, and ensure adherence to LCME accreditation standards.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in education, instructional sytems design, or related field and two years of experience in an educational setting; OR Bachelor's degree education, instructional sytems design, or related field and five years of experience.

Experience with curricular development and implementation. Advanced computer skills, including knowledge of Database Management Systems and experience with spreadsheets (MS Excel), databases (MS Access), and word processing (MS Word) applications. Strong organizational, project management, and communication skills. Adherence to educational theory and standards and strong interpersonal skills to coordinate and manage work across the state to meet and maintain academic standards.

Working Conditions / Demands

  Ability to travel to and from IUSM campuses to attend conferences and workshops.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 3SA

FLSA: Exempt

Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 12:01am EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but it will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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