Anatomist Job Description Sample
Work Unit Description
The Anatomical Services Center (ASC) provides anatomical instruction for the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Professions programs (Physician Assistant and Radiation Therapy). The ASC has a group of core faculty that deliver lectures, focused small-group learning activities, and dissection laboratory experiences in a state-of-the art anatomy laboratory within the VirtuOHSU Simulation Center. Within the laboratory, guided dissection, prosections, models, natural bone and images are utilized to prepare the learners for their clinical professions. Additionally, the ASC Faculty are actively engaged in the evolution of curricula for the pre-doctoral programs, and undertake both educational and anatomical research projects.
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
FTE: 1.0, Full Time
Schedule: Work schedule will be flexible between 7 AM and 5 PM weekdays
Salary Range: Salary will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments in both teaching and education research
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill), Richard Jones Hall
Job Type: Faculty
Functions/Duties of Position
The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Anatomical Services Center is seeking an anatomist to fill a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty educational position to teach gross anatomy to medical and health professions students.
The duties of this position include:
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The successful candidate will be part of a team of anatomists who provide instruction in gross anatomy, embryology, and neuroanatomy. Duties will include the development and delivery of lectures, dissection and prosection laboratory learning experiences, and appropriate assessments. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research or scholarly activity related to medical education or a related field.
The teaching facilities at OHSU include a state-of-the-art anatomical dissection, surgical simulation laboratory, and a cutting-edge learning studio that supports traditional lectures, and small group and team based learning. The medical gross anatomy content at OHSU is team-taught and delivered as part of a systems-based curriculum that integrates basic and clinical biomedical science content.
Ph.D. in Anatomy (or equivalent) or a related field
A minimum of three years of teaching experience in medical gross anatomy, including dissection, is required
Those with an equivalent combination of relevant and recent experience, education, and or training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered
The ability to work with a team of anatomists to provide educational content is essential
After becoming established, a limited amount of committee service will also be a part of the position
- Experience teaching medical neuroanatomy is preferred.
Additional DetailsOregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Getting to Work:
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