Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Location: Champaign, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
Engineering and Innovation Curriculum Specialist Carle Illinois College of Medicine University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Carle Illinois College of Medicine is the world’s first engineering focused medical school dedicated to delivering the highest quality experience for all students. The Engineering and Innovation Curriculum Specialist in the Carle Illinois College of Medicine is responsible for continually developing and improving the engineering components of our curriculum to respond to ever evolving technology and innovation and will infuse key engineering concepts throughout the four-year curriculum. This position will entail working with a wide variety of faculty to help plan, develop, test, and deploy novel course offerings throughout the calendar year.
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits eligible, Academic Professional position that will report to the Director of Clinical Skills. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The start date will be as soon as possible after the close of the search. The individual selected to hold this administrative position may qualify for faculty status within the medical college, and if so, may be considered for a concurrent zero percent, unpaid, non-tenured, faculty appointment.
Responsible for coordinating engineering curricular content housed within the college. This includes:
Collaborate with Academic Affairs leadership, Engineering and Innovation Thread Director, and course faculty in implementation of curriculum content, instructional sessions, and assessments of engineering content to meet the needs of the medical education curriculum.
Provide support for all engineering content including oversight of facilities, materials, resources, and supplies; and participate in budget planning activities.
Provide guidance to faculty, staff, and students regarding all aspects of resource utilization including training and use of complex and highly specialized equipment and protocols, including use of the Innovation Studio.
Coordinate with Jump Simulation Center leadership and staff for activities occurring in that facility related to the engineering components of the curriculum.
Provide support to Capstone, Data Science, and IDEA (Innovation, Design, and Engineering Analysis) courses for students.
Assist faculty members running Capstone, Data Science, and IDEA project courses, supporting an interdisciplinary team of students and professionals in order to develop and deliver engineering solutions to clinical and healthcare challenges.
Assist engineering faculty course co-directors with creation of and quality control of assessment items.
Review and grade student work to assess student progress; evaluate student achievement relative to individual and group academic outcomes.
Support the educational mission of the college, maintaining appropriate confidentiality of information and materials, in accordance with related student and patient regulations, such as FERPA and HIPAA.
Work closely with the Associate Dean and senior leadership to prepare supporting documentation as required for Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation standards.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships; work cooperatively and collegially with others in a manner consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect; support and engage in equal employment opportunity principles, rules, and regulations.
Participate in appropriate national organizations to keep abreast of new concepts to provide optimal and continually updated technologies and service to the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s needs.
Foster a culture of diversity and inclusion within the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine.
Champion positive inter-professional relationships bridging the college’s private/public organization and missions.
About Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
The Carle Illinois College of Medicine is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s first new college
established in six decades—and its first and only campus-based medical school. Born of Illinois’ strategic vision to enhance biomedical training to address society’s grand healthcare challenges, Carle Illinois harnesses the energy and enthusiasm of our faculty and students to make a true and lasting impact on human health by seamlessly integrating Illinois’ unparalleled assets in engineering, technology and supercomputing with the Carle Health System’s nationally recognized, comprehensive healthcare system.