Associate Director DoCS (Open Rank Non-Tenure System Faculty)


The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford is seeking an innovative educator with energy and commitment to medical student education for a 12-month, part-time 0.6 FTE faculty position.


The selected individual will be the Associate Director, Doctoring and Clinical Skills (DoCS) course and primarily responsible for teaching and administering the DoCS course for M2 medical students, a fundamental course on history-taking, physical examination, clinical reasoning, and professionalism. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Director of DoCS course and must be interested in curriculum development, working collaboratively across the University of Illinois College of Medicine campuses which include Rockford, Chicago, and Peoria. 


The University of Illinois College of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in the United States and offers outstanding opportunities for development for its students, faculty, and staff.  The Rockford campus is in a delightful, mid-size metropolitan area in northern Illinois, west of Chicago. The city has minor league baseball and hockey, three botanical gardens, an art museum, theater, a revitalized downtown, and several parks and a river walk for walking, hiking, bicycling and cross-country skiing.  Public and several private school systems are available.


Exceptional candidates with a passion for teaching, curriculum development and working collaboratively with like-minded professionals at the University of Illinois College of Medicine please apply. The ideal applicant will have an MD/DO or its Foreign Equivalent OR PhD in clinical or related field OR Physician Assistant/Associate OR APRN. Primary or emergency care specialty is preferred. Extensive clinical practice experience preferred. Previous teaching experience in higher education, medical school courses preferred. Preference is given to individuals that have significant experience teaching clinical skills to medical students.   


To apply you must visit and include a cover letter, CV, and list three professional references.


Applications will be accepted through June 10, 2022. For fullest consideration, please apply by May 16th, 2022.


Fullest consideration date: Monday, May 16, 2022, at 11:59 pm (CDT)
Applications received prior to this date will be reviewed by the search committee for early action.


Final date: Friday, June 10, 2022, at 11:59 pm (CDT)
Applications received through June 10, 2022, will be accepted, and reviewed until the position is filled.



The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.


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