Assistant Director, Curriculum and Quality Assurance, School of Medicine (2-year contract)

Date: 26 Feb 2024

Location: YONG LOO LIN SCH OF MEDICINE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Established in 1905 to educate and train medical professionals for Singapore, the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is a leading medical educational and research institution in Asia.

 

You will be leading the curriculum and feedback team in the Education Division of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. You will provide direction and oversight in the planning, design, development, and implementation of the NUS Medicine MBBS curriculum, to prepare our medical students to be competent, compassionate, and future-ready doctors. You will be responsible for ensuring and improving the quality of the medical education through the collection, management, and use of student feedback data, QI/QA activities and for accreditation purposes.

 

Provide direction for and oversight over the planning and implementation of the NUS Medicine curriculum, so as to deliver teaching excellence and efficiency:

•    Ensure the NUSMED curriculum are well planned and delivered.
•    Ensure all updates, pilots and changes to curriculum are well integrated and evaluated.
•    Ensure all theory and clinical exams are conducted successfully without error.

 

Provide direction for and oversight over the planning, design, development of the NUS Medicine MBBS Curriculum, so as to prepare our medical students to be competent, compassionate and future-ready doctors:
•    Responsible for the curriculum enhancement review process.
•    Enhancement of pedagogy and development of existing and new learning resources.
•    Digital transformation to improve data collection, data management and reporting.

 

Provide direction and oversight to ensure and improve the quality of the medical education delivered by NUS Medicine, through the collection, management and use of student feedback data:
•    Collection, management, analysis and reporting of student feedback data to support discussions and efforts for quality improvement/quality assurance (QI/QA)
•    Use of feedback data to support data-driven decisions for quality improvement
•    Provision of data to support assessment of educator quality, including appointments and appraisals
•    Digital transformation and other continuous improvement efforts to improve feedback-related work processes and systems

 

Provide direction and oversight to ensure and improve the quality of the medical education delivered by NUS Medicine, through QI/QA activities and for accreditation purposes:
•    Collection, management and presentation of data to demonstrate compliance with the National QI/QA Framework, including adherence to the National Standards of Basic Medical Education.
•    Engagement of internal and external stakeholders to drive QI/QA efforts, including the Basic Medical Education Collaboration meeting
•    Preparation of documents as needed for accreditation and recognition of the NUS Medicine MBBS degree in other countries

Qualifications

  • Ideally have at least 10 years of work experience.

  • Working experience in the health education related industry would be advantageous.

  • Highly self-motivated individual who is mature, independent and adaptive

  • Meticulous and detail-oriented

  • Able to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment with multiple timelines and stakeholders

  • Excellent project and time management skills

  • Tact and discretion in handling sensitive information

  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Dean's Office (Medicine)

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 13884