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The Department of Medical education at the California Northstate University College of Medicine, Elk Grove, CA invites applications for a faculty appointment as Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Anatomy. It is a 1.0 FTE, full time, salaried position.
•Develop and implement anatomy contents for an integrated curriculum being prepared for preclinical years of MD program
•Provide instructions in anatomical sciences (dissection–based gross anatomy, embryology, neuroanatomy and histology) presented in lab and didactic sessions within the clinical context of the integrated organ systems-based curriculum
•Collaborate with basic and clinical science educators to coordinate the integration of anatomy with other discipline contents within organ/system-based courses
•Design and implement cadaver dissection-based anatomy laboratory experiences for first and second year medical students.
•Contribute actively to the processes of student assessment, develop and implement effective remediation experiences for students when needed
•Mentor and advise medical students in academic, curricular and career matters
•Lead a systems-based course as a Course Director when required
•Participate in scholarly activities
•Participate in faculty development programs
•Serve on departmental and institutional committees
•Candidates with previous experience in innovative teaching methodologies incorporating active and self-directed learning will be considered preferentially.
•Terminal degree PhD, MD/PhD, or MD with extensive training in Anatomy at the time of appointment
•Formal training in dissection-based human gross anatomy is required
•Experience and documented accomplishments in teaching medical students
•Documented scholarship in anatomy and/or medical education
- Ability to work effectively in an inter-disciplinary multicultural environment
•Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
•Knowledge about design of adult learning and active learning educational experiences
•Commitment to professional excellence
California Northstate University College of Medicine (CNUCOM) is a new allopathic medical education program approved by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and in the process of seeking accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Our curriculum uses a horizontally- and vertically-integrated interdisciplinary clinical presentation approach. Clinical presentations (patients’ chief complaints) will be the framework within which basic and clinical science knowledge is built. It will introduce the students to basic and clinical sciences for the first two years. In the third and fourth years, a community-based, clinical training model is being adopted.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. For full consideration, candidates should provide a cover letter, articulating how their knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared them to function in support of California Northstate University's vision and mission statements, a copy of Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests and with names, addresses and contact number of at least three references. Although abilities to attract extramural research grants are not required applicants with previous funding history and scholarly publication record will be preferred over others.
Please submit your application package to firstname.lastname@example.org Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. For additional information or questions regarding the position please contact 916-686-7300 Ext. 128
California Northstate is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. For inquiries, please contact us at: e-mail: email@example.com and/or telephone: (916) 686-7300.
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Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified individuals for a full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty position in the Osteopathic Medical Program, Division of Basic Sciences. Rank will be dependent on background and experience. The successful applicant will have completion of doctoral level training in medical sciences (DO, MD, PhD). Preference given to those with experience teaching medical students in clinically orientated anatomical sciences (gross, microscopic, embryological, neurologic) in the classroom and cadaver dissection lab. Evidence of research, scholarly interests and activities also strengthen applications for this position. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply for the position, send via E-mail a letter of intent, a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references, preferably from current or former supervisors. All inquires must include salary requirements and should be directed to: Department of Human Resources GA-Campus 625 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024 Call (678) 225-7515 Fax (678) 225-7519 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Anatomy, SIU School of Medicine Carbondale, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level effective April 1, 2015. Applicants must hold an earned doctorate, or appropriate terminal degree, in anatomy, physiology, basic medical sciences, medicine, anthropology, or related field. Training in clinical or gross anatomy and neuroanatomy is required. Training in embryology and teaching experience in a domestic medical school is highly preferred. Applicants must have at least two years of postdoctoral research experience and demonstrated ability to perform independent research. Assistant Professor candidates should be externally funded or conducting research that is highly competitive for external funding and that preferably complements existing strengths in neuroscience, cancer and cell biology, reproductive biology and other areas. Associate professor candidates should have a faculty rank equivalent to associate professor, an extramurally funded research program and a strong record of research productivity as evidenced by extensive peer-reviewed publication and a history of grant support. This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. Opportunities for collaboration exist with several basic science and clinical departments of the medical school, a Center for Integrated Research on Cognitive and Neural Science, Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, and wide variety of other colleges across the University. The position includes a 100 percent time, 12-month, state-funded salary, research facilities and startup funds. The University has approximately 18,000 students and Carbondale is part of a vibrant community. The region enjoys a variety of organized programs and cultural opportunity for children and adults, numerous lakes, hiking trails, the Shawnee National Forest, an exquisite ‘wine trail’ and is one of the most picturesque areas of the country. Review of applications will begin September 30, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit by mail, a letter of introduction/application, a curriculum vita that details education, research, teaching and service experience, descriptions of current research and teaching interests, and should arrange to have at least three reference letters sent (or emailed) to:
Dr. Joseph Cheatwood, Chair Faculty Search Committee
Department of Anatomy
School of Medicine, MC 6523
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1135 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-1591 email@example.com
SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.
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Sapling Learning has contract author openings for Genetics, Anatomy and Physiology and Molecular/Microbiology to help create content for our product.
RESPONSIBILITIES - Content Authors write clear questions and solutions of varying difficulties, which test students understanding. - You would author hints, solutions, and targeted feedback that provide insightful diagnosis of common student mistakes and misconceptions. - Enter questions and feedback into our authoring software. - The Content Author will also review and revise these questions.
QUALIFICATIONS - Experience teaching in Higher Education as an instructor or TA, including experience writing original homework and/or test questions - Strong computer skill and ability to learn new systems quickly Excellent written communication skills
EDUCATION Master’s or Ph.D. Degree in Genetics, Biology, etc. (Ph.D in progress does qualify)
START September 2014
TYPE Contract - 15 - 30 hours per week
To apply, please cut and paste this link to your browser: http://saplinglearning.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&...
The Anatomy and Physiology Content Developer is responsible for writing clear questions and solutions of varying difficulties, which test students understanding and application of concepts (Anatomy and Physiology). S/he will author hints, solutions and feedback that provide insightful diagnosis of student mistakes and misconceptions and coach students toward mastery. The Anatomy and Physiology Content Developer will input the questions, hints, solutions, and feedback into Sapling Learning’s interactive online homework product. S/he will revise work based upon feedback from other subject matter experts. S/he will be responsible for reviewing work written by other content authors and providing constructive criticism and guidance to those authors. In addition to questions, s/he will help design storyboards for media such as virtual labs.
- Produce feedback which provides clarification for the common mistakes and misconceptions of the students
- Write questions and solutions of varying difficulties, which test students understanding and application of concepts (Anatomy and Physiology)
- Review and revise questions to ensure accuracy Inputting questions, hints, solutions and feedback into the software
- Create various types of questions written from matching to numeric entry to multiple choice to sorting Help storyboard media, including virtual labs
Required Skills / Knowledge:
- Experience teaching Anatomy and Physiology and writing original homework or test questions
- A strong desire to improve the learning process and see students succeed in their Anatomy and Physiology classes
- Must have a thorough understanding of how to construct questions that move learners toward critical thinking
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly
- Previous experience using online homework preferred
Educational Background Required:
M.S. in Biology or Anatomy and Physiology
Austin, TX - Must be able to relocate to the Austin area.
The Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) Lead is a creative subject-matter expert with natural leadership skills. This position oversees the creation and maintenance of A&P content as specified by the Director of Content and the Science Program Manager. This employee will work with the Science Program Manager to understand key players in the market and market pains. He or she will then use that information to write user stories and design content. During day-to-day operations, he or she will primarily write and review A&P content and manage contractors and A&P team members. He or she will work with management to plan and budget projects, hire and train staff and/or contractions, oversee completion with a project manager, provide weekly status reports for management, and ensure that content is finished before deadlines.
Creation of the A&P Product Plan
- Work with project manager and science program manager to oversee the creation of A&P science content product
- Create user stories to design content and implement that plan
- Work with project manager to ensure project is progressing as expected and to make adjustments as necessary
- Attend science-related conferences to represent Sapling Learning and help conduct market research
- Review and revise work written by other content authors and providing constructive criticism and guidance to those authors
- Ensure clear questions and solutions of varying difficulties and type (i.e. matching, multiple choice, sorting), which test students’ understanding and application of A&P concepts
- Ensure hints, solutions, and feedback that provide clarification of student mistakes and misconceptions and coach students toward mastery within each question
- Some direct authoring of content to specifications explained above.
- Manage the A&P question content bank by identifying holes and specifying new questions to be authored
- Set goals and objectives which are in line with the project plan
- Prioritize and delegate projects to team members
- Follow up with team members to coach, answer questions, and ensure the content is in line with Sapling standards
- Review and update processes, looking for ways to increase efficiency
- Hire a team to create and review A&P homework questions, adhering to the project plan
- When product goes live, provide demonstrations of the A&P product to high--value interested instructors
- Manage difficult customer situations in a positive way
- Experience teaching Anatomy & Physiology
- Experience revamping curriculum of a collegiate Anatomy & Physiology department, utilizing online learning is preferred
- Experience utilizing or creating storyboarding scientific animations or virtual labs
- Strong project management skills
- Experience creating curriculum that is used for online instruction
- Small team management required
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to complete projects on time, within set parameters
- Strong computer skills
- Must have experience utilizing digital instruction
Austin, TX; Must be able to relocate.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED
M.S. or Ph.D. in Biology or Anatomy & Physiology
The School of Osteopathic Medicine at Campbell University (http://www.campbell.edu/cusom) invites applications for the tenure eligible position of Anatomy Faculty at the level of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor. Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to: teaching medical gross anatomy, histology, embryology and/or neuroscience; participating in curriculum development and implementation; serving as an academic advisor to assigned students; holding membership on SOM and University committees; participation in the interview and selection process of SOM students and continued scholarly activity. Exceptional candidates may be considered for appointment as Department Chair.
Candidates are required to have a PhD in one of the anatomical disciplines from an accredited institution of higher education, and a record of research productivity. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching medical gross anatomy with cadaver dissection. Prior successful teaching experience at a medical school or accredited institution of higher education as well as experience as a faculty advisor to students is desired. Development of an independent research program is desired. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively to all groups through verbal and written communication. Standard computer literacy is required.
Interested candidates should apply online by clicking the button below. Please attach a letter of introduction describing how the candidate fulfills the position description, curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references.
The Indiana University School of Medicine- Bloomington (Medical Sciences Program) invites applications for a tenure-eligible appointment as Assistant, Associate or Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology beginning July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will assist in the teaching of our Human Structure (combined gross anatomy/embryology/histology) course in IUSM's revised medical curriculum, as well as in a large undergraduate introductory course in human anatomy. A Ph.D. at the time of the appointment is required and documented excellence in teaching is essential. Candidates must have an established presentation and publication record in education research and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and must have experience in mentoring M.S. and Ph.D. graduate students. A track record of receiving grant monies for educational research is desired. More information may be obtained from http://bloomington.medicine.iu.edu/ .
Full review of applications will commence November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a single PDF file containing curriculum vitae; statement of research interests and directions; statement of teaching philosophy; and summary of current and anticipated research support to firstname.lastname@example.org. Three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover to email@example.com. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution M/F/D/V
The Department of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix invites applications for a full-time, 1.0 FTE, faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the educator scholar track (non-tenure-eligible). The successful candidate will teach anatomy to medical, allied health, and graduate students and participate in high school outreach programs and continuing medical education courses. Individuals will also be expected to engage in scholarly activities and academic service.
A complete description of the position can be found at the University of Arizona HR website: https://www.uacareertrack.com/ (click on the “Search Postings” tab and enter 55112 in the Job Number field). Application materials must be submitted electronically, via the HR website. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.
Informal inquires may be directed to Dr. Rebecca Fisher (firstname.lastname@example.org), Associate Professor and Director of the Gross Anatomy Laboratory, Department of Basic Medical Sciences or to Dr. Paul Boehmer (email@example.com), Chair, Department of Basic Medical Sciences.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants to fill Master Educator positions at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level in the anatomical sciences. In particular, we seek:
1) an individual that is an expert in histology education, with the additional ability to contribute to gross anatomy, neuroscience or embryology teaching and 2) an individual that is focused on gross anatomy teaching, with the ability to contribute to the teaching of histology, embryology or neuroscience. The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding and innovative teaching and medical education scholarship as the basis for advancement.
The successful candidate will be expected to work with an interdisciplinary team of Master Educators from other basic science disciplines, as well as clinical faculty, to develop and implement an innovative and integrated biomedical education curriculum.
1. Provide instruction in the anatomical sciences (with emphases as indicated above), in various settings including; the classroom, clinical sites, laboratory, as well as computer-based and other distance-learning delivery systems.
2. Generate curricular materials for instructional activities. Particular consideration will be given to applicants experienced in innovative teaching methodologies that incorporate active and student-directed learning (e.g. TBL or case-based instruction).
3. Coordinate and integrate instructional activities and curricular materials with other faculty in order to enhance the learning experience for students.
4. Establish learning objectives and competency standards for undergraduate medical students.
5. Contribute to the process of student assessment, develop, implement and evaluate assessment materials and procedures.
6. Develop and implement effective remediation experiences for students performing below established competency standards.
7. Use and promote best practices in education. Provide mentoring, training and support for other faculty in order to improve instruction across the curriculum and encourage adoption of improved instructional techniques by our faculty.
8. Maintain and improve their own competence in subject content and instructional methodology through participation in faculty development activities and self-directed learning.
9. Advise and mentor medical students regarding academic, curricular and career matters.
10. Participate in education-related scholarly activities, creating and adding to knowledge in the medical education field. Scholarly activities may include the advancement of new theories and principles, expansion and interpretation of existing ideas, theories, and principles, and improvement and application of knowledge, especially in new settings. Submit scholarly work for open dissemination and professional peer review. Seek extramural funding to support scholarly activities.
11. Perform administrative duties, such as course director or discipline director, as negotiated and assigned.
1. A terminal degree in the anatomical sciences or a directly related field.
2. A minimum of three years teaching experience in the anatomical sciences preferably in a medical school curriculum.
3. Ability to present unequivocal evidence of excellent and effective teaching to medical students.
4. Ability to demonstrate potential for scholarly and creative activity that would merit appointment and potential for promotion in an education-based basic science department.
Please upload a cover letter – include a list of three references, curriculum vitae, and a copy of your transcripts. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates who are being seriously considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Inaya Hajj Hussein – firstname.lastname@example.org
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Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic researcher, teacher and academic leader to join a growing and highly committed group of functional/clinical anatomy researchers and teachers in a large, diverse and research-oriented Department. A confirmation path/permanent position is available.
The successful appointee will contribute to the leadership of the clinical/functional anatomy group within the Department, contributing to the establishment and development of teaching and research programmes. There may also be wider Departmental administrative duties attached to this role.
Applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent research qualification; a professional clinical qualification would be advantageous. All applicants must have proven excellence in research, teaching and/or service within the field of clinical or functional human anatomy, and ideally have proven ability to provide leadership in one or more of these areas. An ability to contribute to the advancement of health related professional practice would be highly advantageous. Ideally, the successful candidate’s research will align with the Department’s current research programmes.
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to clinical/functional anatomy teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level to Health Science (medical, dental, and physiotherapy) and Science students.
The successful candidate will be appointed at an appropriate step in the following ranges depending on qualifications and experience.
The appointment range for Associate Professor is $ 124,079 - $ 136,888; the appointment range for Associate Professor (Medical/Dental) is $ 160,901 - $ 175,309.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join a growing and highly committed group of functional/clinical anatomy researchers and teachers in a large, diverse and research-oriented Department. A confirmation path/permanent position, at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level, is available.
Applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent research qualification; a professional clinical qualification would be advantageous. Applicants will be committed to excellence in research and teaching and have proven research ability/excellence within the field of clinical or functional anatomy. Applicants for appointment as a Senior Lecturer will have an on-going and active independent research programme with funding success. Applicants for appointment as a Lecturer will have the potential to develop such a programme. Ideally, the successful candidate's research will align with the Department's current research programmes.
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to clinical/functional anatomy teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level to Health Science (medical, dental, and physiotherapy) and Science students.
The successful candidate will be appointed at an appropriate step in the following ranges depending on qualifications and experience.
The appointment range for Lecturer is $74,595 - $89,971; the appointment range for Lecturer (Medical/Dental) is $75,650 - $94,861.
The appointment range for Senior Lecturer is $94,832- $109,669; the appointment range for Senior Lecturer (Medical/Dental) is $119,274 - $151,294.
Life University is accepting applications for a full-time position to teach Histology, Embryology, Neuroanatomy, or Gross Anatomy with primary emphasis on cadaveric dissection. The purpose of the faculty member is to fulfill the educational mission of the department, the college and the university in cooperation with the other members of the department and others in the university community.
The Basic Sciences Division of the College of Chiropractic Program at Life University is seeking an outstanding faculty member to teach lecture and lab classes in human anatomy and physiology, histology and embryology. Other duties include engaging and advising students and assisting in program coordination and curriculum development. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in human anatomy or related field of study and college level teaching experience. The candidate should be an enthusiastic educator and work as a team member in a collaborative environment. Consideration will be given to those with experience teaching students in clinically orientated anatomical sciences (gross, microscopic, embryological, neurologic) in the classroom and cadaver dissection lab. This faculty member will also engage in general college responsibilities within and outside the division.
1. Teach Histology, Embryology, Neuroanatomy, or Gross Anatomy with primary emphasis on cadaveric dissection.
2. Comply with the Life University Honor Code as well as all university and college policies, including those in the Faculty Handbook.
3. Primarily responsible for the instruction, supervision and evaluation of students in the classroom and/or laboratory setting as well as course assessments for the department.
4. Prepare a syllabus for each course taught using the college template and post it to the class on the Blackboard site.
5. Teach class in a professional manner, teaching the material that is present in the syllabus and course outline.
6. Start and end each class on time.
7. Post in a prominent place your teaching and student office hours schedule for each quarter. Be present during student office hours. Office hours are for the primary purpose of communicating with students regarding the courses you are teaching and academic advising.
8. Appropriately maintain all necessary records for each course taught.
9. Request peers to assist you in proctoring exams. For large classes every exam should have at least one proctor and the instructor present.
10. Attend scheduled meetings and events as appropriate and as requested.
11. Report absences on Web Advisor promptly.
12. Cultivate in oneself and others an attitude of helpfulness, personal commitment to building relationships, managing to the best solution, and user friendly always.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics
1. Strong presentation and meeting facilitation skills
2. Exceptional writing skills and experience
3. Ability to work with and maintain confidential student information
4. Strong interpersonal skills
5. High degree of initiative and independent judgment
6. Well-developed analytical and problem solving abilities
7. Appropriate Multimedia and Computer skills
Ph.D in Anatomy or related discipline
A strong commitment to excellence and innovative teaching
Please submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts of all degree granting institutions attended (official transcripts required upon hiring) and three (3) current, relevant letters of recommendations
Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Anatomy. The Assistant/Associate Professor of Anatomy shall have the primary responsibility of the teaching function and shall be held accountable for the teaching obligations as it contributes to the attainment of the mission of the University, the College, and the Department. Qualifications; Required: Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline or equivalent professional preparation. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants should submit an LMU application for employment, a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, resume with contact information for three references and official transcripts to Lincoln Memorial University, 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752, Attention: Pamela Lester. Electronic submissions are encouraged to email@example.com. LMU's hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), an accredited institution founded in 1978 with over 4,000 medical graduates, invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Anatomy. The Medical Sciences campus of AUC is located on the island of St. Maarten. The Department of Anatomy is housed in a state-or-the-art facility in a new, $30 million building on campus. AUC has an exceptional faculty composed of clinicians and basic scientists who instruct an accomplished and committed body of students. Our medical students are highly motivated and are mainly from the USA and Canada. The first two years of basic medical sciences are completed in St. Maarten and the second two years of clinical studies are done at associated hospitals in the USA and United Kingdom. After passing all prerequisite examinations, AUC graduates are licensed to practice medicine in all 50 states of the U.S. Our current pass-rate for first-time takers of the USMLE Step 1 is 100%. Graduates do their residencies in the USA or Canada.
• Contribute to the delivery of a complete, up-to-date, clinically-relevant 1st semester course in Clinical Anatomy (12 – 15 hours per week) that prepares AUC students to perform successfully in the USMLE step 1.
• Prepare and present lectures to students in a manner that is readily understood, current and enables students to maximize performance on shelf exams and other standardized tests.
• Prepare prosections for presentation at the commencement of laboratory sessions.
• Contribute to laboratory instruction, demonstrate and guide dissections and ensure compliance with codes of professionalism, lab rules, regulations and safety protocols.
• Promote the integration of anatomy course material with other basic sciences and clinical medicine.
• Contribute to the development of effective written and practical examinations in clinical anatomy, using where deemed appropriate, the USMLE testing format in question style and delivery.
• Participate in research in clinical anatomy, educational issues, or relevant health issues. This may include student research instruction and international collaboration.
• Participate in international societies to effect continued maintenance of current knowledge. Publication of refereed articles in scientific/educational journals, presentation of research at international conferences and active membership in professional societies is encouraged.
• Contribute to administration, serve on at least one standing committee and develop collegial relationships with other faculty members.
• In collaboration with other faculty provide advice and direct students for guidance/wellness counseling when needed.
• Assist with the daily running of the clinical anatomy course, including the commencement and termination of each semester
• Assuming other duties as may be required.
All faculty members are expected to continue their professional development and/or scholarly achievement, exhibit leadership in University, Public and Professional venues and actively participate in University life including service to the University and its students. The University requires an individual with a Ph.D. in the Anatomical Sciences and/or MD with considerable experience related to the Anatomical Sciences. Experience in lecturing to medical students and laboratory teaching experience in a dissection based anatomy course are required. Candidates should have a commitment to excellence in teaching, good communication skills, and experience in computer-based teaching and learning.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Devry medical International offers a competitive annual salary, relocation assistance, a 401k program, tuition assistance benefit, scholarship program for dependents, medical benefits, travel benefits, a living allowance, 25 days of paid annual leave along with opportunities for professional development, which includes a conference and book allowance.
To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Gretchen Yarbrough at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today. Apply Here
DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY AND CELL BIOLOGY
University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Medicine
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine, one of the most diverse medical schools in the nation, invites applications and nominations for the position of Head of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. We are looking for an outstanding individual with a clear vision on how to build and lead a world-class department with a tradition of excellence in the neurosciences. Significant resources are available to expand the department and support that vision. UIC is a major public research university and the College of Medicine is currently expanding, particularly in areas of translational research. UIC has a large and varied research portfolio, outstanding research resources and close ties between basic and clinical departments, particularly those in the neurosciences. The Head will also oversee significant departmental responsibilities for medical and graduate education. Information on the Department’s interests and composition can be viewed at http://www.anatomy.uic.edu/. Candidates should have a PhD and/or M.D. degree, a well funded and established research program in an area of neuroscience, and strong leadership and administrative skills. The candidate should currently hold or qualify for the rank of Professor (or equivalent) and is expected to expand the departmental research portfolio while maintaining faculty involvement and excellence in the department’s educational programs. Informal inquiries may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jack Kaplan, at email@example.com. For fullest consideration interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae by August 1, 2014 to:
Jack H. Kaplan, PhD, FRS
Benjamin Goldberg Professor & Head
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
Attn: Ms Jacqueline Taylor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Office of the Dean, Rm. 131
1853 W. Polk Street, M/C 784
Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply
Summary Description: The primary responsibility for this position will be as co-instructor in the human gross anatomy cadaver dissection laboratories. Effective instruction and assistance with student dissection will be required in each of the three human anatomy dissection courses: back and extremities (Gross anatomy I), head and neck (Gross anatomy II) and thorax, abdomen, pelvis/ perineum (Gross anatomy III). The successful candidate will also perform cadaver prosections to support instructional design, delivery and student learning. Additionally, this instructor will assist in the microscope based histology lab course and will be the course director for a short course in spinal anatomy.
• Co-instructor in student based cadaver dissection laboratory activities and microscope based histology lab activities.
• Prepare, proctor and evaluate student performance on cadaver based practical exams and slide based histology practical exams.
• Participate in cadaver preparation upon their receipt from, and prior to their return to the body donation program.
• Prepare prosected cadaveric specimens to support instructional delivery and student learning.
• Prepare and deliver lectures using appropriate presentation methodologies.
• Compile course materials (e.g., assigned texts, note packets, lab guides, online resources and/or compendia of specialized materials for reading and writing assignments) to support student learning.
• Compile, administer, and evaluate student examinations and assign student grades as assigned.
• Remain current in one's field of specialization and attend professional meetings.
• Designate and maintain an adequate number of office hours for student interactions.
• Serve on faculty and/or administrative committees as a participant in the collegial governance of the institution.
• Participate in department meetings, Faculty Senate, and other forums convened to discuss university interests.
• Adhere to pertinent university policies.
• Assist or consult with government, accreditation and/or professional credentialing organizations as appropriate.
• Have sufficient stamina to provide lecture and/or lab instruction with brief breaks over a 1-3 hour period.
• Have sufficient physical capability to help move human cadavers while in the process of specimen preparation and dissection.
• Have sufficient mobility to move among students engaged in various types of lab activities.
• Have sufficient visual acuity to accurately identify pertinent structures and/or details as instructional activities demand.
• Have sufficient manual dexterity to operate pertinent tools and/or equipment as instructional activities demand.
Cognitive Requirements: (Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform job.)
•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents in one’s field.
•Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
•Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written English.
•Ability to create instructional materials using original or innovative techniques or style.
•Ability to deliver effective presentations on controversial or complex topics to chiropractic students and postgraduates.
•Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
•Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (e.g., formulas, scientific data, statistics, illustrations, graphs, notes, etc.,).
•Ability to deal with the abstract and concrete variables in one’s field.
Qualifications: (Education, Training & Experience)
•Master’s degree in a discipline appropriate to teaching human gross anatomy OR a first professional degree with advanced training in anatomy.
Position is open until filled. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three referees. Official transcripts must be received prior to offer being extended for finalist.
University of Western States conducts background checks for the finalist or finalists of staff and faculty positions. The type of background check will vary by position type.
The University of Virginia seeks candidates for an instructional faculty member at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Medical Education Department who will serve as Director of Gross Anatomy Education. The successful candidate will function as an educator/scholar with a focus on providing anatomy education to medical students, including dissection laboratories, small-groups, case-based discussions, and Team-Based Learning. S/he will also serve as the Administrative Director of the Gross Anatomy Teaching Facility. The successful candidate will work closely with course directors to integrate anatomy throughout the medical curriculum and to maximize the clinical relevance of anatomy within a systems-based pre-clerkship curriculum. S/he will be encouraged to pursue research in Medical Education and to regularly present and publish their research findings. Advancement in educational research and/or scholarship work is required for promotion. Rank and compensation are contingent upon experience.
Additional duties involve providing administrative oversight and support for the Gross Anatomy and Surgical Skills Facility, providing assistance in facility-oriented planning and administration matters, such as space and resource allocation, collaborating with the Gross Anatomy and Surgical Skills Facility Laboratory Coordinator and faculty to anticipate needs, and actively engaging in the performance management process to ensure that expectations are clear and faculty and staff are supported in their work and receive frequent and constructive feedback.
The successful applicant must have a PhD and/or MD/DO/DC degree with a minimum of five years teaching experience in human anatomy and embryology for medical students, including whole body, dissection-based human anatomy laboratory instruction. Candidates should have a commitment to excellence in teaching, good communication skills, and experience in computer-based teaching and learning.
Preference will be given to candidates with a record of scholarly publication and presentation in anatomical sciences and/or medical education and to candidates with demonstrated teaching skills, as evidenced by outstanding teaching evaluations and/or a track record of teaching innovations and awards. Experience teaching in an integrated basic science medical school curriculum is also desired, as is experience in course leadership.
To apply for this Open Rank, tenure-ineligible position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0613998. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.
For further information about this position and the application process, contact Dr. Donald Innes via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at 434-924-5198.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Anatomy Course Instructor. Part-time/Non-Benefits Eligible. 4-credit graduate course for occupational therapy in fall 2014 in Phoenix, AZ. Must have Ph.D. in Anatomy or related basic science discipline; MD/DO with expanded formal training in the anatomical sciences will be considered. Three years postgraduate experience teaching human clinical gross anatomy, in both the lecture and cadaver laboratory setting is required. Preference given for prior teaching experience using blended learning/hybrid course design. Three hour lecture with lab 1-4 Tuesdays (lecture TBD). Non-benefits eligible.
Neuroscience Foundation for Practice: Part-time/Non-Benefits Eligible . 4-credit graduate course for occupational therapy in fall, 2014 in Phoenix AZ. Must have a (Ph.D. ) in Neuroscience or related basic science discipline; MD/DO with expanded formal training in the neurosciences. Three years postgraduate experience teaching in the disciplines of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology is required. Preference given for prior teaching experience especially using blended learning/hybrid course design. (3 hrs. lecture plus 1 3-hr. lab). Non-benefits eligible.
Questions regarding this position can be directed to Pat Crist at email@example.com. For consideration for this position, send cover letter, contact information and curriculum vita to firstname.lastname@example.org. References will be requested later.
Lead/assist in teaching MSU ANTR-585. Ensures all necessary specimens are available and ready for students in course, as well as delivering the instructional content. Independently prosects embalmed human anatomical specimens to provide high quality anatomical teaching specimens. Develops prosection protocols used by students and provides suggested techniques in laboratory sessions. Coordinates/ manages with resource manager.
This position serves two locations: Detroit Medical Center and Macomb University Center.
Salary Commensurate with Experience
A Bachelor's degree. One year experience in prosection of human embalmed anatomical specimens, maintenance of human osteological skeletons, knowledge of human anatomy and embalming.
BS/MS in Biological Sciences or related field
Department Website Address: www.rad.msu.edu
The Department of Medical Sciences at the Frank H. Netter MD, School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University seeks applicants for a part time (50 %- 75 % FTE) Human Anatomy faculty position beginning July, 2014. The primary duty of this term appointed faculty position is providing didactic and laboratory-based teaching with scholarship (research) and service expectations. This will be a term appointment for an initial three-year duration and may be renewed.
Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.
Primary teaching responsibilities will be teaching in Gross Anatomy and dissection laboratory and will include other lectures, laboratory courses, and small-group instruction.
Qualifications for this position include an MD degree at the time of appointment with relevant allopathic medical school teaching experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.
Apply online at http://careers.quinnipiac.edu
Application materials should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The names and contact information of three references must be submitted on the application.
Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.
The Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport invites applications for a full-time Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor that possess expertise in teaching Cellular Biology and Anatomy to medical, graduate, and allied health students. The candidate will instruct in required courses in the department including, but not limited to, Histology, Embryology, Gross Anatomy, Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy. The candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and experience teaching in the proposed disciplines. Special consideration will be given to those candidates that demonstrate the ability to attract extramural funding, but extramural funding is not a requirement. The candidate will be encouraged to collaborate with investigators in research projects currently ongoing within the department. The position will be supported by state-of-the-art teaching facilities, competitive salary and start-up packages based upon experience/need.
This is an exciting opportunity for an appropriate candidate to play a significant role in the education of future scientists, allied health professionals and physicians. In addition, exciting opportunities to interact with investigators and participate in cutting-edge research projects are available.
Please submit application with full curriculum vitae and names of three references via email to: Dr. William G. Mayhan (wmayha@LSUHSC.edu), Professor and Head, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130. Please include a letter that summarizes your teaching experiences and teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
LSU Health- Shreveport is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Department of Structural Medicine at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM) invites applications at the Assistant/Associate level for a full-time, non-tenure track position in the disciplines of Neuroanatomy and Gross Anatomy. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The prospective candidate should possess an earned doctorate (Ph.D. in Anatomy or related Basic Science discipline; MD/DO with expanded formal training in the anatomical sciences) with at least three years’ postgraduate experience teaching in the disciplines of Neuroanatomy and Human Clinical Gross Anatomy, in both the lecture and cadaver laboratory setting.
The successful candidate will also serve as Course Director of the Neuroscience System portion of our clinical applications-based systems curriculum and is expected to possess organizational and leadership skills commensurate with the title.
Qualified applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a letter stating teaching philosophy and research interests and three references who can be contacted to: Walter R. Buck, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Structural Medicine, 8401 S. Chambers Road, Parker, CO 80134, or email to: email@example.com.
The campus of RVUCOM is located in Parker, Colorado, in the Southeast Denver Metropolitan area. This vibrant and growing community boasts over 300 days of sunshine annually and provides a relatively stable economy. This location is an easy drive to the Rocky Mountains for some of the best skiing, hiking, biking, and outdoor activities the nation has to offer.
Rocky Vista University of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM) is committed to the education of osteopathic physicians who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine, demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives, while providing ethical, compassionate, holistic and culturally competent osteopathic medical care to their patients.
Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.
Additional Contact Information:
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ripon College seeks a full time visiting assistant professor with expertise and experience in teaching anatomy and physiology of humans starting January 2015.
Outstanding teacher with Ph.D. or other relevant terminal degree is recommended; ABD will be considered. Will teach Human Anatomy and Physiology II in the spring semester. Possibility for the position to continue for additional semesters with Human A & P I in the fall semester and Human A & P II in the spring.
Send letter of application, c.v., statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. George Wittler, Chair, Department of Biology, Ripon College, P.O. Box 248, Ripon WI 54971-0248.
Applicant review begins 8/4/14 and continues until position is filled.
The Department of Basic Sciences at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) is seeking outstanding candidates to fill educator faculty positions in human gross Anatomy.
Successful candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal degree, postdoctoral training, and experience teaching medically oriented education classes. Demonstration of past and current scholarship is preferred. The candidate should be an enthusiastic educator and work as a team member in a dynamic environment.
The duties of the successful candidate will include classroom and small group instruction Persons with expertise in the following areas are preferred:
•Facilitation of small group and case base learning activities.
•Supervision and facilitation of simulated medical cases.
•Development of the medical and graduate curricula.
•Participation in service activities of the school (e.g. service on committees).
•Scholarship in the areas of medical education, community-oriented research, or basic science research.
Rank and salary: The successful applicant will hold a full-time academic appointment in the Department of Basic Sciences. Rank is dependent upon the application’s qualifications but may be at the level of assistant or associate professor.
Please submit the following material in electronic form to firstname.lastname@example.org:
•Cover letter addressing the candidate’s strengths and qualifications.
•Statement of teaching interest, experience, and philosophy.
•Statement of research and/or scholarly achievements.
•Three individuals who can provide letters of reference, along with the mailing and e-mail addresses of references.
Contact person: Mrs. Suzanne Sedon, Recruitment Coordinator,
The Commonwealth Medical College,
525 Pine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
The Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to participate in teaching Human Anatomy to medical students. Must have experience in teaching a dissection-based anatomy course, and ideally, expertise in developmental biology. This is a one-year position, with the possibility of renewal, beginning August 1, 2014. Applications accepted immediately and will be considered until the position is filled.
Must have a Ph.D. in hand. Please e-mail a C.V., description of teaching experience, and the names and contact information for three references to Ms. Arlene Daniel at: email@example.com.
Ross University School of Medicine, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica in the West Indies, invites applications for a faculty post at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in Anatomy. Our mission is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians in the United States. Basic science coursework is taught in Dominica and students then complete their clinical studies in the United States. After passing all prerequisite examinations, Ross graduates are licensed to practice medicine in all 50 states of the U.S. Ross University School of Medicine is a division of DeVry, Inc (NYSE:DV)
Education is the primary focus of the faculty. The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year. Effective teachers are sought, particularly individuals who are interested in improving medical education and who work well on a team. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.
Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
Ph.D. in Anatomy or equivalent or M.D./Ph.D.
Enthusiastic teacher with previous teaching experience at a North American or United Kingdom medical school
Ross University offers a competitive potentially tax-free annual salary, relocation assistance to and from the island, a retirement program, tuition assistance benefit, scholarship program for dependents, 100% medical benefits paid for the employee, travel benefits, a living allowance, 57 days of leave (includes days for vacation, holidays, professional development and sick/personal days). We also offer opportunities for professional development, which includes a conference and book allowance.
Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified individuals for a full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty position in the Osteopathic Medical Program, Division of Basic Sciences. Rank will be dependent on background and experience.
The successful applicant will have completion of doctoral level training in medical sciences (DO, MD, PhD). Preference given to those with experience teaching medical students in clinically orientated anatomical sciences (gross, microscopic, embryological, neurologic) in the classroom and cadaver dissection lab. Evidence of research, scholarly interests and activities also strengthen applications for this position.
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply for the position, send via E-mail a letter of intent, a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references, preferably from current or former supervisors.
All inquires must include salary requirements and should be directed to:
Department of Human Resources
625 Old Peachtree Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
Call (678) 225-7515
Fax (678) 225-7519 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Pathology and Anatomy at the Eastern Virginia Medical School seeks qualified applicants for a full time salaried faculty position as a medical educator at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. Eastern Virginia Medical School is Southeastern Virginia’s premier medical education institution. Based in Norfolk’s historic Ghent neighborhood on an impressive and growing campus with access to a state of the art simulation center, world class hospitals and newly renovated educational facilities, EVMS offers a broad range of programs and areas of concentration in education, research and patient care. This community based medical and health profession’s school provides ample opportunities for growth for a professional interested in developing their career as a medical educator. The successful candidate will join a collegial department that offers courses in Gross Anatomy, Neuroscience, Histology, Embryology and Pathology. There are many opportunities for basic science collaborations or clinical and translational research as well as for educational research. The school also has an integrated ultrasound curriculum. Position Description:
Successful candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal degree, and experience teaching undergraduate medical sciences classes. Demonstration of past and current scholarship is preferred. The candidate should be an enthusiastic educator and a willingness to work as a member of a dynamic environment.
The duties of the successful candidate will include lab, classroom and small group instruction. Persons with expertise in several of the following areas are preferred:
Facilitation of small group and case base learning activities.
Supervision and facilitation of simulated medical cases.
Development of the medical and graduate curricula.
Participation in service activities of the school (e.g. service on committees).
Scholarship in the areas of medical education, community-oriented research, or basic science research.
Human dissection skills
Rank and salary: The successful applicant will hold a full-time academic appointment in the Department of Pathology and Anatomy. Rank and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s qualifications.