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Director of Health Sciences Interprofessional Practice and Education

The Ohio State University is seeking a dynamic leader who will transform collaborative interprofessional education and training on our campus. Building upon our established interprofessional collaboration and working across health-related colleges, the Director of Health Sciences Interprofessional Practice and Education will have the primary duty to lead the development and implementation of the previously established interprofessional (Buck-IPE) curriculum.  It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be doctorally prepared and have qualifications commensurate with a faculty appointment in one of the health-sciences colleges. Reporting to the Health Science Deans, the Director of Health Sciences Interprofessional Practice and Education will provide leadership in interprofessional curricular initiatives for the seven health-sciences colleges; spearhead the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Buck-IPE curriculum; innovate the future of team-based IPE for the health professions to prepare the current and emerging workforce; conduct research on IPE in collaboration with health-sciences faculty; spearhead grant applications on IPE in collaboration with health sciences faculty; publish findings from research and innovative IPE models implemented at Ohio State.

Prime Functions

The Director of Health Sciences Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) will provide leadership and management for interprofessional practice and education among Ohio State’s seven health-sciences colleges, which include Dentistry, Medicine (including the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences), Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine. The Director will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the Buck-IPE curriculum, an innovative curriculum developed by the health-sciences colleges’ academic associate deans. In addition, this individual will facilitate the design, implementation, and evaluation of interprofessional practice opportunities that will establish Ohio State as an innovative national leader in interprofessional practice and education. The Director will work closely with the health-sciences colleges’ academic deans and chair the established iPEP (inter-Professional Education and Practice) Collaborative, comprising academic leaders and faculty from all seven health-sciences colleges. This individual also will be responsible for conducting and acquiring funding for research on IPE in collaboration with faculty from the seven health-sciences colleges.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Along with the health-sciences academic associate deans and OSU iPEP Collaborative, defines a dynamic strategic vision and plan for IPE at the university.
  • Provides leadership in interprofessional curricular initiatives for the seven health-sciences colleges.
  • Spearheads the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Buck-IPE curriculum.
  • Facilitates the design, implementation, and evaluation of interprofessional practice opportunities for health-sciences students.
  • Innovates the future of team-based IPE for the health professions to prepare the current and emerging workforce for today and the future.
  • Chairs the OSU iPEP collaborative.
  • Coordinates iPEP activities.
  • Conducts research on IPE in collaboration with health-sciences faculty.
  • Spearheads grant applications on IPE in collaboration with health-sciences faculty.
  • Publishes findings from research and innovative IPE models implemented at Ohio State.
  • Represents Ohio State in the Big Ten and other IPE forums.
  • Presents collaborative work on IPE at national and international conferences.
  • Identifies and establishes collaborative opportunities with external health-science entities

Qualifications

The person in this position must be doctorally prepared in a field related to the health sciences, have accomplishments to allow appointment at the rank of a tenured associate or full professor (including a national reputation as an educator and researcher with significant scholarly accomplishments in IPE), and have demonstrated expertise in:

  • Interprofessional education and practice.
  • High quality teaching and research experience in a university setting.
  • Curriculum development and education.
  • Collaboration across health-sciences disciplines.

About The Ohio State University

Ohio State is one of the largest public land-grant universities in the nation and is ranked #16 among the nation’s best public universities. It houses the largest health sciences campus in the United States, with all seven health-sciences colleges located on a single campus. It is ranked among the top 12 U.S. public research universities and 4th among all universities in industry-sponsored research

Interested applicants should submit a CV and letter of intent outlining your interest and qualifications for the position to clinchot.1@osu.edu.