Job Description

Lecturer III of Internal Medicine

Posting Numberreq7381
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeLecturer
Hiring DepartmentIM GIM/Geri (852K)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Departments of Internal Medicine and Family Community Medicine is seeking an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine trained physician to join our faculty group in beautiful Albuquerque, NM. This 0.2FTE position will direct the Doctoring 1 course, which is the introductory clinical skills course for first year medical and physician assistant students.

Duties include but are not limited to

  • refine the course as needed to reflect changes in curricular priorities, evidence-based curricular methods and new educational technologies.
  • recruit and train faculty preceptors
  • prepare all preceptor material (preceptor syllabus, training materials, related handouts, etc.)
  • prepare all student material (educational videos, student syllabus, pre-assignments, handouts, etc.)
  • write/revise/grade all written examinations
  • coordinate with other Doctoring course directors,
  • coordinate with the Curriculum Support Center regarding logistics for all large and small group sessions
  • maintain the Brightspace site (the website for the course) which both students and preceptors access
  • coordinate with the Assessment and Learning office for all performance examinations, including revision of standardized patient cases as appropriate
  • coordinate with the Standardized Patient Program regarding training and implementation of all small group sessions and cases utilizing standardized patients
  • develop remediation plan for a non-passing student, as appropriate
  • collaborate with the student CQI group and the Curriculum Committee to allow continuous feedback-based improvement

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including women, minorities and those from other underrepresented groups.

This position may be subject to a criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD or DO; and
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. (this is not J1 Visa opportunity).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching as a small group facilitator in an introductory clinical skills course or similar;
  • Leadership experience
  • Other teaching experience that has fostered understanding of longitudinal and horizontal curricular integration

Application InstructionsA complete application includes :

- Cover Letter

- CV

Inquiries may be directed to Alisha Parada, MD, Search Chair, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico at (

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/2/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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