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Program Director, Teaching and Learning

Job in Abu Dhabi - UAE/Dubai
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Company: KHALIFA UNIVERSITY
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-14
Job specializations:
  • Education
    Academic, Faculty, University Professor, Medical Education
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Organization Name College of Medicine and Health Sciences

About University

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering, and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

Brief Description

Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, the Program Director, Teaching and Learning at Khalifa University’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) supports the Assistant Dean in providing administrative leadership and policy development and implementation for medical faculty with a focus on improving the teaching and learning expertise of the faculty

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities


Works with the Dean, Associate Deans and faculty to plan, develop, implement, assess and improve courses, programs and services that support the College’s missions as they relate to the professional development of faculty educators
Ensures the activities of the office are in alignment with accreditation guidelines
Participates in on boarding processes to prepare faculty for their role as teachers
Oversees all programs and services offered by the Office of Teaching and Learning
Designs, implements and evaluates programs that promote and support faculty teaching and learning excellence
Develops, acquires and provides resources, ideas and best practices for teaching methods
Participates in education program assessment
Provides teaching consultations
Participates in student feedback sessions to evaluate effectiveness of faculty teaching
Provides instructional design support to course directors and strand leaders
Coordinates functions with the educational learning lab
Works with the Dean, Associate Deans and Khalifa University’s Office of Research Support to promote and support research activities
Provides information or prepares reports as and when needed.
Performs other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Dean
Ad hereto the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.
Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.
Perform another tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Qualifications

Required Qualifications


MD and/or PhD in a relevant field
Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher
Prior leadership role in educating faculty


Preferred Qualifications


Prior leadership in an office of teaching and learning
Demonstrable accomplishments in teaching, research, healthcare delivery,and/or service at level commensurate of Assistant Professor or above.


Required Experiences


Strong record reflecting excellence in education, clinical practice,research, and or administration.
Proven management experience, requisite expertise in working collaboratively with faculty members and medicine professionals, strong interpersonal skills,and thorough understanding of university structure and culture are essential.
Demonstrable ethical behavior, professionalism, interpersonal skills,leadership and management abilities that are sufficient to effectively direct and develop staff and students.


Preferred Experiences


Five (5) or more years of experience in medical education
Familiarity or experience with an education institution in the Middle East.


How To Apply

A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.

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