The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties:
Teaching responsibilities will include cadaver-based human anatomy instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as other courses in the biomedical sciences department. Nine contact hours will be assigned typically in each fall and spring semester. The position requires development of an active research program involving undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) students, student advisement, and engagement in department governance and community service. A publication record in peer-reviewed journals is necessary, as is the search for extramural funding to support research. Engagement in the university mission of public affairs by incorporating cultural competence, ethical leadership, and community engagement. Performance of other duties as assigned. Successful candidates must be team-oriented and facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Earned Doctoral degree in a Biological Science with a Human Anatomy emphasis or an MD or DO or equivalent degree, ABD status considered. Teaching experience at the college level in a cadaver-based anatomy course is expected; as well as significant training and experience in gross anatomy dissection along with effective oral and written communication skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration will be 11/19/2018, and the search will continue until the position is filled. A January or August hire date is possible depending upon candidate availability.
Teaching responsibilities will include cadaver-based human anatomy instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as other courses in the biomedical sciences department.
Applicants should upload: (1) A letter of application summarizing your interest in, and qualifications for, the position; (2) a statement of teaching philosophy; (3) a statement of research objectives; (4) curriculum vitae that must include applicant's qualifications in subject area, teaching experiences, publications, and research funding; (5) unofficial copy (official copy required upon hire) of transcript showing ABD status, completion of PhD, MD or DO (an institution-printed record of courses taken and grades or scores received for each); (6) list contact information for 3 professional references.
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