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Assistant Dean Medical Education Research - Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

Primary Location Pasadena, California Job Number 1024052 Date posted 11/29/2023
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The Assistant Dean for Medical Education Research will serve as a senior educational researcher on medical education in the Office of Research and Scholarship at the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. The Assistant Dean will lead the development and implementation of an educational research program in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students at the school. The Assistant Dean is responsible for defining priorities for scholarly activities in medical education, with a special emphasis on the impact of curricular innovations on outcomes. The Assistant Dean serves as a key resource and mentor for faculty and students who are interested in pursuing research and scholarship related to medical education.  The Assistant Dean may also collaborate with other medical education researchers outside of the school (including within the larger Kaiser Permanente system) on multi-center medical education research.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Develop a program of and conduct original research in medical education.

  2. Disseminate research through national presentations and publications.

  3. Procure external grants and contracts to support educational research activities.

  4. Teach and mentor students and faculty in educational research and scholarship, including study design; analysis of quantitative and qualitative data; and dissemination of results.

  5. Collaborate on research projects and provide guidance in research methodology and statistical analyses (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods) with other KPSOM faculty and students pursuing studies in medical education.

Basic Qualifications:



  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in health sciences education with direct involvement in educational research and program evaluation.



  • PhD or EdD degree in health sciences education, educational measurement, psychology (cognitive, educational or psychometric/quantitative), health services research, sociology, or a related field, or equivalent in education and experience.


License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


Additional Requirements:

  • A strong track record of grant-research and publications in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Ability to mentor health professions students (and potentially residents and fellows) and faculty in educational research and scholarship.

  • Ability to lead proposal writing for externally funded grants in support of the medical education research program.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills for multi-disciplinary team collaboration

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of competency-based medical education, learner assessment, and curriculum design.

  • Leadership skills, including visioning, planning, and performance appraisal.

Primary Location: California,Pasadena,KP School of Medicine Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - ClinSci Special Projects Pay Range: $216800 - $280500 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest