Associate Dean for Educational Evaluation, Assessment & Research

Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine seeks an academic faculty leader to serve as the Associate Dean for Educational Evaluation, Assessment and Research (EAR) in the School of Medicine (SOM) for the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) program. This person will manage EAR as well as direct comprehensive program evaluation and student assessment for all campuses for the SOM UME program. BCM is poised to be a national leader in medical education. This person will envision, design, and implement an innovative competency-based assessment model for UME alongside a dynamic competency-based committee and dashboard for UME students. They will also be responsible for ensuring the timely development, delivery, and analysis of a wide array of program evaluation that encompasses metrics necessary for SACSCOC and LCME accreditation along with metrics that look at our desired outcomes and ensure a vigorous CQI environment. This individual will lead medical education scholarship related to their work with the UME program and collaborate with the Assistant Dean, Medical Education Research and Scholarship.

The Baylor College of Medicine School of Medicine (BCM SOM) has a current enrollment of approximately 744 students at the Houston campus, including MD/MPH, MD/JD, MD/PhD, and MD/MBA dual degree programs. BCM SOM is entering a period of growth with the implementation of our new regional campus in Temple Texas (the Baylor College of Medicine Temple Campus), made possible by strong relationships with health system partners in the region. The inaugural class of 40 starts in July 2023. The BCM SOM has strong local relationships with affiliates including two robust academic health systems, a regional children’s hospital, and a Veteran’s Affairs hospital. BCM SOM also sponsors 107 residency and fellowship programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (30 ACGME Residency Programs, 77 ACGME Fellowship Programs) and 74 Texas Medical Board approved fellowship programs. There are approximately 1600 active GME residents and fellows.

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.D., Ph.D., or Ed.D. with experience and expertise in evaluation and assessment and research in the health sciences or medical education and experience with LCME and SACSCOC accreditation
  • At least 3 years of prior administrative, supervisory experience in medical education in evaluation or assessment and in team/program building
  • Academic credentials supporting an appointment at the Associate or Professor rank


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill in program evaluation with particular attention to continuous improvement processes and survey development and analysis
  • Demonstrated skill in implementing workplace student assessments and knowledgeable regarding assessment construction and validation
  • Quantitative and qualitative research skills
  • Demonstrated scholarship with a record of grant achievement and publications in medical education
  • Experience in developing and implementing novel curricula
  • Experience leading a team


Houston - the fourth most populous city in the United States - boasts modern industries, a thriving intellectual and cultural environment, lush vegetation and much more. Houston is also the most diverse city in the nation with a great mix of people, culture, and industries.

Applications may be submitted here: Associate Dean for Educational Evaluation, Assessment & Research (

For more information, please contact Christine Picault ( or Dr. Nadia Ismail (


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.