Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Education
University of Wisconsin Madison
United States

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Education

  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Instructional Category
  • Faculty-Full Time
  • Partially Remote
  • Opening at: Apr 16 2024 at 16:35 CDT
  • 295192-AS

Job Summary:

The Assistant, Associate, or Professor (CHS Track), OB/Gyn Education Research and Development will play an integral role in scholarship, assessment, and innovation in curriculum and instruction. Implement educational programs designed to equip faculty, residents and students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective teachers and learners, as well as foster and facilitate educational research within the department.

The duties of this position include research and grant writing to support medical education program development, program evaluation, faculty development, and implementation of innovative curricula, methods of instruction, and assessment of learning.


The chosen applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

1) Educational Research 50%
- Collaborate and lead initiatives to promote scholarship resulting from program innovations while developing an independent research program
- Take on a leadership role in advancing the progress of education research and development projects by supporting data collection and analysis, writing abstracts and papers for publication, and composing grant applications for project funding
- Acquire grants which support the development of medical education program development and research
- Conduct systematic literature reviews in support of education research projects
- Support the dissemination of scholarly work through publication
- Collaborate on the design and analysis of qualitative and quantitative education research studies and the design of mixed- method studies (including a variety of qualitative approaches)
- Collaborate with students, residents, fellows, and faculty in developing educational scholarship, presentations, and publications

2) Educational Program Development and Instructional Design 50%
- Develop educational processes that align with the needs of learners (including medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students and faculty) and institute effective, theory and research-based training strategies
- Collaborate with other faculty on educational innovation opportunities
- Participate in meetings with faculty and researchers engaged in educational innovation
- Establish relationships within and across the institution to advance the quality and reputation of the department's educational work
- Develop departmental teaching skills by creating trainee and faculty development programs in education
- Advise faculty, residents, and fellows in the development and implementation of highly effective evaluation methods

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Preferred focus in Educational Psychology in Learning Sciences or related field.


Experience with publishing in medical education journals and applying for grant funding in medical education required. Experience with presenting at national medical education meetings and participating on medical education committees at a national level preferred. Candidate should also have experience designing and teaching medical student courses.

For an appointment at Associate Professor or Professor rank on CHS Track, candidates will meet criteria established by the department and as outlined in the School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for promotion or appointment to Associate or Professor on the CHS Track.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2024


Minimum $56,302 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and sick leave; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (

SMPH Academic Staff Benefits flyer: (

How to Apply:

The deadline for assuring full consideration is May 18, 2024, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:

- Current Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- A cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and experience.
- List of contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notice.


Kirsten Gragg
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Professor (CHS)(IC014) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:



The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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