Closing date: Dec 13, 2019
Description: Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in Pasadena, California, is seeking a full-time Senior Educational Researcher to lead the development and implementation of a research program in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students at the school. KPSOM is embedded in a highly regarded and vertically integrated health care system and well-resourced for faculty development and a robust system of assessment, evaluation and research. Implementation of the KPSOM curriculum will offer a variety of cutting-edge opportunities to conduct methodologically rigorous and generalizable research on curricular innovations and outcomes. The Senior Educational Researcher will develop a strategic plan for the conduct of scholarly activities in medical education, and serve as a key resource and mentor for faculty and students interested in pursuing research in medical education.

Basic qualifications are as follows:
• PhD in educational measurement, cognitive psychology, educational psychology, health sciences education, statistics, psychology, sociology, or a related field; MDs with a substantial track record of scholarly activity in medical education research will also be considered.
• At least 6 years of experience in health sciences education with direct involvement in educational research, program evaluation, and/or management of complex data.
• A strong track record of grant-funded research and publications in peer-reviewed journals.
• Track record in mentoring medical students (and potentially residents and fellows) and faculty in educational research and scholarship.
• Ability to secure externally funded grants in support of the medical education research program.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and written and spoken communication skills. Interested individuals may contact:
Carla Lupi, MD, Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation [email protected]

Abbas Hyderi, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education [email protected]