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Applications Now Being Accepted for Chair of Education

The American Urological Association (AUA) is searching for the next Chair of Education.

The Chair oversees the Education Council and is responsible for the quality and medical accuracy of the content of all domestic educational offerings of the Association. In addition, the Chair oversees the activities of the Education Council’s seven committees (Advanced Practice Providers Education, Medical Student Education, New Technologies & Imaging, Update Series Advisory, Urology Core Curriculum, Urologic Video Education, and COI Review) developing innovative, evidence-based quality education for urologists and urologic health professionals worldwide – throughout all stages of their careers.

The Chair is responsible for the content, format and access of AUA educational activities. This includes, but is not limited to (1) working with AUA staff to identify, secure and evaluate faculty, (2) selecting content and format of AUA Annual Meeting Instructional and Hands-on Courses, (3) working with the Education Committees and staff to ensure AUA content is cutting-edge and looking towards the future needs of the members, (4) oversee the breadth of all AUA educational activities including live courses, hands-on courses, enduring materials (AUA Update Series, Core Curriculum and SASP) and online learning, and (5) continue to use technology to make AUA education easily accessible.

The ideal candidate must be an AUA Member (Active category), currently practicing in Urology with extensive background in Education. The Chair is a paid consultant to the AUA Board of Directors, its officers and staff, and specifically to the Executive Vice President of Education & Meetings and the Education Director.

The individual selected will serve one-year (non-compensated) as Chair-elect (June 1, 2020 – May 31. 2021) prior to beginning a four-year compensated term as Education Chair (June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2025).

Applicants must submit a statement of interest highlighting your qualifications relevant to the job description, a Curriculum Vitae and an updated disclosure record. Materials are due to Nancy Waid, Committee & Society Affairs via email by midnight September 9, 2019. Finalist will be notified in late September if they are selected to interview on Wednesday November 13, 2019 at AUA Headquarters in Linthicum, MD. Applicants must be available on this date. Late applications will not be accepted.

Position Description [pdf]
Recruitment Timeline [pdf]