Director of our Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (CIPE)
University of Wisconsin
March 22, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has an exciting leadership opportunity for a collaborative, visionary faculty member with demonstrated expertise in interprofessional education (IPE) in academic healthcare or health professions education settings.
The CIPE Director will develop, implement, and evaluate innovative IPE curriculum and activities at UW-Madison. The successful candidate will be expected to create and deliver robust IPE curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs and events with the health sciences schools/colleges, departments and units across campus that educate students and residents who interact with human/animals patients. The program portfolio must ensure full compliance with accreditation standards across programs. A key requisite is the ability to build highly effective collaborative partnerships with diverse stakeholders. The Director will oversee all operations of the CIPE, including administrative management, fiscal oversight, contracts, and fund procurement. In collaboration with Joint Accreditation and professional development programs across campus, the director will promote faculty/instructional staff participation in IPE. The director will also be expected to keep abreast of and disseminate knowledge about innovations in IPE and practice to students, staff, and faculty.
The ideal candidate will have proven leadership and administrative skills; intimate knowledge about interprofessional academic and healthcare cultures and systems; significant program development, management, and oversight expertise; experience with extramural funding and financial oversight skills; and evidence of active participation in IPE scholarship.
Non-tenure track, tenure track, and tenure eligible faculty with 6 or more years of IPE experience, proven leadership experience, and minimally a master’s degree in any health science profession are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time annual appointment with opportunities to engage in clinical and scholarly activities.
Applicants should submit a cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #93910, current curriculum vitae, 3-5 professional references, and a 1-2 page vision statement for the Center for Interprofessional Education that describes how past experience will influence the direction of the Center. All documents should be uploaded as a single file. To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by May 20, 2018. The Search and Screen Committee will continue to review all candidates after the ensured consideration date until a qualified candidate is selected.
Additional Information: This is a 12-month, full-time position with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2018. The academic home of the selected individual will be based on their academic background and preference. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hire. Questions about this position can be directed to: Dr. Linda Scott, Dean, School of Nursing Phone: 608-263-9725Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 701 Highland Ave 5226B Signe Skott Cooper Hall Madison, WI 53705-2202
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
ANNUAL (12 months)
About University of Wisconsin
Opened in 1983, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine quickly earned a reputation as one of the leading schools of veterinary medicine in America. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the school fifth among its peer institutions. Located in several facilities on and near the scenic University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine houses a modern veterinary medical teaching hospital, UW Veterinary Care; high-tech equipment; and high-quality lab and classroom space for teaching and research. The curriculum provides a broad education in veterinary medicine with learning experiences in food animal medicine, shelter medicine, zoological medicine, and many other specialty areas.
Faculty in the school’s four academic departments welcome and train 87 new students each year in a four-year program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. In addition, the school provides exceptional graduate research training in core areas of animal and human health through its Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. Students may also choose from a variety of dual degree options.
The school’s faculty and staff provide outstanding programs in veteri...nary medical education, research, clinical practice, and service that enhance the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin. Many faculty members have joint appointments on and off campus, including the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Medicine and Public Health, the Global Health Institute, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, the National Wildlife Health Laboratory, the North Central Dairy Forage Center, the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and the International Crane Foundation. These outside connections provide research and job opportunities for students.