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Health Systems Science Faculty (Open Rank) - Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

Primary Location Pasadena, California Job Number 983715 Date posted 08/23/2022
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Join one of the nation’s first Departments of Health Systems Science and help us train the next generation of physician leaders and change agents in health care. We are recruiting new faculty members to support both the teaching and research missions of the Department, and encourage you to learn more about our team!

The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Health Systems Science (academic rank to be determined based on eligibility).  We are seeking faculty members interested in developing a highly innovative world-class medical school, supporting creation of its educational curriculum, research enterprise, infrastructure, and processes.

The Department of Health Systems Science has two missions: 1) To give medical students a foundation in patient safety, quality, value, social determinants of health, community and population health, and health policy that will help them become change agents in their professions; and 2) To pursue a broad health scholarship agenda that will increase health and health equity through systems innovation and redesign.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Engage in a mix of pedagogical and scholarly activities.

  • Collaborate across the foundational, clinical, and health systems science departments to integrate and reinforce concepts throughout the four-year curriculum.

  • Provide content expertise for specific educational and assessment materials delivered through a variety of student- centered pedagogies.

  • Serve as facilitators in small-group and team-based learning.

  • Engage in scholarly activities in both clinical and community settings, including health services and health-related social sciences research; improvement and implementation research; health-related program and policy development and evaluation; and educational scholarship.

  • Pedagogical and scholarly duties, expectations, and resources will be individually developed based on evolving faculty interests and skills as well as departmental priorities and needs.

Basic Qualifications:
  • N/A
  • Education
  • MD, PhD, other doctoral degree, or comparable degree.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated scholarly experience in anthropology, design, economics, health services, law, management, medical education, psychology, public affairs, public health, sociology, statistics, or systems engineering.
  • Demonstrated outstanding teaching abilities and commitment to teaching.
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong critical thinking, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated strong service in disadvantaged communities.
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.
  • May not concurrently hold a postdoctoral appointment or participate in a training program.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Specific experiences in leading curriculum design and development, student and course evaluation, student assessment, and curriculum mapping with respect to competencies and milestones.
  • Knowledge and experience with various teaching methodologies such as problem-based learning, team-based learning, case-based learning, technology-assisted learning, and flipped classrooms.
  • Experience with accreditation of medical education programs.
  • 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 Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time 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.