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Call for Applications: Regional Academic Director - Schulich Medicine Distributed Education - Grey/Bruce Academy

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University is seeking applications for 1 position of Regional Academic Director – Schulich Medicine Distributed Education – Grey/Bruce Academy. The appointment will be effective August 1, 2016. The Regional Academic Director will provide leadership in all educational programs and processes across the medical education spectrum in each officially designated Schulich Medicine Distributed Education Academy. This person will work collaboratively with the Undergraduate (UME) and Postgraduate Medical Education (PGE) programs and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Education and will report to the Assistant Dean, Rural & Region Community Engagement (AD RRCE). The incumbent will be responsible for promoting and fostering the perspective of rural and regional health care in the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum and liaise with rural and regional preceptors in UME, PGE and CPD distributed sites.

The candidate for the Regional Academic Director – Schulich Medicine Distributed Education – Grey/Bruce Academy is expected to have experience, knowledge and commitment to medical education in rural settings. She/he should have a demonstrated ability to collaborate, communicate, and facilitate in complex environments. Established leadership and team building capacities and a track record of sustained commitment are expected.

The successful candidate must already hold an academic appointment within the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and will require a time commitment of 0.5 days per week for a five year term, subject to renewal once on recommendation of the AD RRCE.

The applicant should forward a letter of intent, current Curriculum Vitae and the names of three references to the attention of Dr. George Kim, Assistant Dean, Rural & Region Community Engagement (AD RRCE) via e-mail attachment to distributed.education@schulich.uwo.ca no later than June 30th, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. Applicants will be vetted by an Advisory Committee, who will carry out interviews of selected applications in July 2016.