Job Description

The grant-funded Assistant Director, Faculty Development Assistant Professor will report directly to the ATSU SOMA Director of Faculty Development, in collaboration with the Project Director of the HRSA-funded Pathways to Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration in the Nation’s Health Centers project. 

Major Job Duties, Assistant Director for Faculty Development for HRSA Pathways to Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration in the Nation’s Health Centers Grant

  • Coordinates the online didactics related to the SOMA (and ASDOH) Clinical Faculty Development Program as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Coordinates the collaboration on Faculty development with outside institutions as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Review annual goals and budgets as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Conduct research regarding faculty development as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Develop faculty resources for learning-centered education as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Share expertise regarding learning and teaching theory as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Present and publish research related to faculty development as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Submit reports regarding Faculty Development activities as relating to grant/program objectives to appropriate SOMA offices 
  • Serve as the grant project Liaison with the ASU team. 
  • Support/liaise with leaders of IP projects at CHCs and disseminate outcomes
  • Develop, refine, coordinate and oversee the development and delivery of the Pathways to Integration Curriculum for faculty/providers/trainees
  • Recruit and mentor trainees
  • Work with the Grant Project Committee, by participating in scheduled discussions via teleconference with the Project Committee 
  • Schedule and attend quarterly videoconference Alliance meetings to assist the grant Project Committee team in identifying and prioritizing training topics for PCBH. 
  • Assist with organizing the SOMA Faculty Development Conference as relating to grant/program objectives
  • Work with the grant Project Committee to develop assessments for the various modules, including an annual pre-and post-test.
  • Assist the Project Committee in implementing and interpreting results of assessments as relating to grant/program (ex. IPAT, PIP, Worker Empowerment Scale, Maslach Burnout Inventory, etc.) for up to 16 SOMA Affiliated  CHCs. 
  • Co-Develop UME and Faculty Development curriculum for Substance Use/Opioid Use Disorders, Mental Health, and IPE.
  • Teach skills related to IPE, Behavioral Health, and Health Systems Science 
  • Test IPE/IPP models and conduct IPE/IPP research 
  • Work closely with global project team via committees and collaborative meetings
  • Additional duties as project evolves (to best address/achieve grant/program objectives)

Successful candidates will hold a doctoral degree in an education-related field, a doctorate in psychology or comparable behavioral health-related certification (i.e. PsyD/PhD Behavioral Health with education background/focus or Doctoral degree in an education-related field with Behavioral Health-related exposure). Highly qualified individuals will have knowledge/experience in healthcare curricula and the link between educational quality and accreditation. S/he will specialize in behavioral health, underserved populations, healthcare education, research, and/or healthcare collaboration; have knowledge of primary care behavioral health integration and substance use disorder, active learning, competency-based education, and assessment methods; and have experience with design-based research. Among other skills, qualified individuals will have demonstrable experience in faculty development, education technology, and academic writing and research. 

This position is grant-funded, with HRSA support anticipated through June 30, 2024

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