Director of Simulation and Educational Technology - Department of Medical Education

The Director is charged with delivery of experiential learning, high quality teaching and assessment using standardized patients, task trainers, simulation scenarios, teamwork training, and situational training, using the resources of the Mt. Sinai Skills & Simulation Center (MSSSC). In addition to managing the strategic growth and full accreditation process of the MSSSC, the Director will additionally serve as the lead faculty for coordinating educational technology and information technology for the Office of Medical Education including current technologies such as augmented reality using Microsoft Hololens, virtual microscopy and radiology tools, and bedside ultrasound training. 

Responsibilities and Duties
The Director will provide administrative oversight for the budget and ongoing operations. They will partner with the CWRU Hololens development team to extend use of augmented reality in simulation in medical education; collaborate with GARLA (Gross Anatomy, Radiology, Living Anatomy) curriculum leaders to insure seamless coordination of activities. They will contribute to the design team of interprofessional education and explores opportunities to engage external users in the use of the facilities. The Director will assure student metrics, grading, remediation, and surveys as it relates to how simulation supports the medical education programs and contribute to faculty development in simulation and in milestone development and measurement associate with simulation.

Minimum Qualifications
The Director must possess a medical degree or other terminal degree in the health profession and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in academic medicine. They will have 3-5 years of experience working in simulation education or educational technologies work with excellent leadership and organization skills. They will also have experience in health professions education and curriculum development with simulation research and educational theory. A Healthcare Simulation Education certification is desired. Academic scholarship including publications is also desired.

How to Apply
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and the names and contact information of three professional referees. In addition, applicants are asked to submit a statement explaining how their research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future. Please send these documents electronically in one PDF file to medicaleducation@case.edu by September 17, 2021. Review of applications will begin September 20, 2021.

Work Environment
Office, clinical practice, classroom, laboratory, clinical skills teaching environments and clinical sites constitute working environments. Primary office located in the Health Education Campus. The work at times requires the ability to manage a rapid pace and to synthesize and organize large volumes of information; can includes settings of clinical practice and clinical teaching and prioritizing duties.

Diversity Statement
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committee to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.