Professor of Clinical Medical Education
University of Southern California Department of Medical Education
United States

Instructor/Asst/Assoc Prof of Clinical Medical Education (Open Rank)

Department of Medical Education Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

Director of Academic Support Services


Minimum Education:

Masters degree

Doctoral degree preferred

Minimum Years Experience:

3-5 years in higher education

experience in a medical school preferred.


  • Design and coordinate programs that support student retention, academic success and individualized support throughout the medical school curriculum.
  • Work with individual students to assess learning styles and individual strengths and weaknesses; prescribe individual academic work plans. Formulate plans to help students perform more effectively.
  • Ensure that students are aware of learning tools and resources provided by KSOM.
  • Design and deliver programs focused on study and learning skills and critical thinking skills to support the academic success of KSOM students. General areas of instruction include time management, knowledge organization, and test taking strategies.
  • Work with appropriate individuals to assist in the development and management of student retention programs and provide a comprehensive plan for USMLE exams and NBME subject exam preparation.
  • Manage overall tutorial and academic support services. Assist with the recruitment, training and supervision of tutors and assist with the development and administration of an evaluation of the services.
  • Develop and implement systems for monitoring the academic progress of students. Provide statistical information, trends and reports to enhance programs and service delivery. Work closely with the Assistant and Associate Dean for Student Affairs to ensure student success.
  • Conduct, present and publish research on the outcomes of student counseling initiatives at Keck School of Medicine. Write and submit grants to support student academic development services.
  • Maintain student records in compliance with FERPA and keep accurate documentation of session, meetings and other communication as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the Keck School of Medicine and across the University to provide comprehensive support to medical students. Serve as the liaison between Keck School of Medicine and the Office of Disabilities on the UPC campus. Refer students to appropriate school and university services when applicable.
  • Participate as an ad hoc member of the Student Performance Committee. Serve as part of an overall student affairs team and perform other duties as needed.

Faculty rank and salary commensurate with experience.

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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