Associate Director, Education & Training
Duke University School of Medicine/Duke Cancer Institute
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe.
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
The Duke Cancer Institute [DCI] has a cross-institutional oncology infrastructure to facilitate and foster basic, clinical and translational research through integration of programmatic research and disease group areas with shared resources across the University and Duke University Health System [DUHS]. The DCI is part of the School of Medicine [SOM] and reports up to the Dean of the School of Medicine, and the President of DUHS. It is the institutional home for the Cancer Center Support Grant [CCSG] and funded by the National Cancer Institute [NCI].
Provide operational management and leadership for the Cancer Research Career Development and Education program [CRCDE]; a key requirement in the NCI CCSG designation. This position manages the steering committee including development and implementation of the strategic plan, monitors and measures the success of the mentor and trainee activities, and develops reports for leadership.
Oversees portfolio of program management activities and communications. Directs a variety of complex and independent activities involved in the success of the program.
Manage the training grants and career development activities related to cancer or associated with DCI, including curriculum planning and designing new initiatives, metrics for trainee success including publications, coursework, outreach activities and career outcomes. Provide oversight of funding partnerships. Facilitate mentorship programs for pre-doctoral, PhD, and MD trainees who are eligible to apply for fellowships. Coordinate faculty mentorship activities and career development awards programs.
Collaborate closely with the CRCDE Associate Director faculty to implement and manage the program.
Work requires knowledge of science methods and educational principles, curriculum development, and instructional design, as well as analytical, organizational, and communications skills generally acquired through completion of a masters degree program. Ph.D. preferred
Work requires a minimum of five years experience within a OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE university, preferably to include direct experience teaching with undergraduate and/or graduate students, conducting and/or supervising research, and working with faculty to develop and improve curricular requirements within a department or school.
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