The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor levels in the Department of Health Systems Science. We are seeking faculty members interested in developing a highly innovative world-class medical school, supporting creation of its educational curriculum, research enterprise, infrastructure, and processes.
The Department of Health Systems Science has two missions: 1) To give medical students a foundation in patient safety, quality, value, social determinants of health, community and population health, and health policy that will help them become change agents in their professions; and 2) To pursue a broad health scholarship agenda that will increase health and health equity through systems innovation and redesign.
The School of Medicine is in Pasadena, California, and will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by exceptional educators and scientists while immersed in Kaiser Permanente-one of the nation's highest-performing health care organizations-and its community partners. This unparalleled approach, plus our deep commitment to well-being and inclusion, will create a culture where physicians are better prepared to face the health challenges of the future and help the nation's diverse communities thrive.
Engage in a mix of pedagogical and scholarly activities
Collaborate across the foundational, clinical, and health systems science departments to integrate and reinforce concepts throughout the four-year curriculum
Provide content expertise for specific educational and assessment materials delivered through a variety of student-centered pedagogies
Serve as facilitators in small-group and team-based learning
Engage in scholarly activities in both clinical and community settings, including health services and health-related social sciences research; improvement and implementation research; health-related program and policy development and evaluation; and educational scholarship
Pedagogical and scholarly duties, expectations, and resources will be individually developed based on evolving faculty interests and skills as well as departmental priorities and needs
Minimum three (3) years of related experience which may include postgraduate and/or postdoctoral training.
MD, PhD, other doctoral degree, or eight (8) years equivalent experience in a related field.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Demonstrated scholarly experience in anthropology, design, economics, health services, law, management, medical education, psychology, public affairs, public health, sociology, statistics, or systems engineering
Demonstrated outstanding teaching abilities and commitment to teaching
Demonstrated strong collaboration and communication skills
Demonstrated strong critical thinking, leadership, and organizational skills
Demonstrated strong service in disadvantaged communities
Demonstrated strong commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity
Specific experiences in leading curriculum design and development, student and course evaluation, student assessment, and curriculum mapping with respect to competencies and milestones
Knowledge and experience with various teaching methodologies such as problem-based learning, team-based learning, case-based learning, technology-assisted learning, and flipped classrooms
Experience with accreditation of medical education programs
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 750218.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
Internal Number: 750218
About Kaiser Permanente (School of Medicine)
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente as part of one of the nation’s highest-performing health care organizations. You’ll find support from your colleagues, who exemplify our commitment to champion equity, inclusion, and diversity in all aspects of our work. You’ll be a role model of professional excellence, integrity, and personal well-being for our medical students. Our school is located in sunny Pasadena, California.Our employees receive competitive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for professional development, growth and enrichment.