Post-Doctoral Position, MCW Kern Institute

This career building 2-3 year position would be available to:
Candidates with a PhD in a foundational medical science
Interest in a career as a health professional educator
Desire to seriously engage in educational innovation and scholarship
Purpose and Aims of the Program:

Transform medical education by ensuring a steady pipeline of scientist medical educators ready, willing and committed to studying best practices in medical education. 
Educate future scientist medical educators in integrating health science disciplines, designing competency-based assessments, and collaborating with diverse stakeholders to train the next generation of health professionals. 
Engage early career scientists in curriculum reimagination and continuous quality improvement at MCW. The candidate will: 

Work closely with and support MCW Scientist and Clinical Educators to reimagine foundational science education including curriculum planning, instructional design, faculty development, assessment and evaluation. 
Teach medical and other health professions students under the supervision of an experienced mentor/coach. 
Learn the politics and governance of academic medicine by participating in medical school administrative leadership meetings. 
Participate in the KINETIC3 faculty development program.
Have support from the Kern Institute’s Medical Education Data Science, Human Centered Design and Philosophy Labs.
Have financial support to do formal master’s level, or equivalent, training in health professions education.
Be expected to write and submit abstracts to professional conferences and submit manuscripts to peer reviewed medical education journals. 
Participate in grant writing. 
Have the professional and social support and of the MCW office of Postdoctoral Education and Graduate Career Development.

If interested please email Venus Coates at