Education Specialist

Medical College of Wisconsin
Date Posted: July 25, 2018

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has an outstanding opportunity for a surgical education specialist to serve the Department of Surgery’s Division of Education in a faculty level position. The successful candidate will need to meet institutional requirements for a faculty level position and will ideally have several years of experience in an academic institution, although early to midlevel applicants are also welcome. The person in this position will be responsible to develop, deliver, support and evaluate innovative, high-quality educational programs in a surgical department geared towards students, residents and faculty. The Department of Surgery is comprised of multiple clinical divisions as well as a Division of Education and a Division of Research. There are 60 trainees in the department’s training programs which includes the General Surgery residency and eight fellowship programs. In addition to the General Surgery Program Director, there are five Associate Program Directors and three Curriculum Directors. Two Clerkship Directors manage the third and fourth year medical student surgery clerkship at 17 different hospital sites on the main campus and at community hospitals. Over 230 students rotate through these services each academic year. More information on our programs is available on our website: The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a private, academic institution located with its key clinical partners on a beautiful, fully integrated campus in west suburban Milwaukee. MCW’s mission is to be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists, to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences, to provide cutting edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality and to improve the health of the country and the communities we serve. The Medical College of Wisconsin has more than 1,200 physicians on its full-time faculty and more than 1,600 physicians, 525 nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare practitioners providing patient care through the College's physician group (MCP) which provides care in every specialty of medicine; and Children’s Specialty Group, which is a joint venture of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital and Health System and consists of specialty physicians providing care to children. Reporting to Brian Lewis, MD, Chief, Division of Education, the Education Specialist will collaborate with the General Surgery residency Program Director and Curriculum Directors, student Clerkship Directors, residency and clerkship program managers and coordinators as well as department faculty. Candidates should have a EdD or PhD in an education-related field with significant experience in education, an academic record of performance, as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to: Brian D. Lewis, MD Professor of Surgery Chief, Division of Education Department of Surgery Contact:; 414-955-1802 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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