Anatomist Job Description Sample
Research Technician - Microct & Surface Metrology Confocal
NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.
NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.
The Department of Anatomy at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) is seeking a Research Technician to contribute to the 3D imaging and analysis of research specimens using computerized tomography (CT) and white light reflectance confocal microscopy. NYTICOM's Anatomy Department is the home of 9 anatomists that do active research in comparative and clinical anatomy, and the Visualization Lab is home to a SkyScan microCT and Sensofar N Neox optical profiler (Confocal Microscope) that are used by a variety of researchers from NYIT and the surrounding region. The position will involve scanning biological and paleontological specimens, training of students and other researchers, lab scheduling, machine maintenance, and data processing.
Specific duties include:
Prepare specimens for scanning and perform scans on Sensofar Confocal Microscope
Prepare specimens for scanning, perform scans on SkyScan microCT scanner, and reconstruct scans using designated software
Perform scheduled maintenance of Confocal Microscope and microCT scanner
Manage data storage and transfers
Train new users in operation of both scanners
Schedule scans for internal and external users and keep detailed records of scans performed
Administer information and scheduling website for microCT scanner
The ideal candidate will have had prior experience with the generation and/or analysis of microCT and/or surface metrology data, but we will consider applicants with experience in other medical imaging technologies as well.
The position is open to candidates with an undergraduate degree. Individuals with advanced degrees (MS, PhD, and postdoctoral) are encouraged to apply. Biology, Engineering, or Computer Science experience required. Microscopy or radiography experience preferred.
Strong computer skills, including ability to learn new software programs and basic troubleshooting. Must be highly organized and careful.
Experience or coursework in medical/scientific imaging and/or image processing software such as Amira/Avizo, Dragonfly, VG Studio Max or SensoMAP would be beneficial.
NYIT is an equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Associate Director - Program On Education In Human Structure
Campus/Location:College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterDate Announced:09/17/2018Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:83048Classification:ExemptWork Unit: Penn State College Of MedicineDepartment:Educational Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine seeks a creative anatomist educator, to be based at the medical school's central campus in Hershey, as its Associate Director of the Program on Education in Human Structure.
The associate director, and the program director, are together responsible for continued development of an innovative clinical anatomy curriculum for the College of Medicine's medical and physician assistant (PA) students, collaboratively designed and taught with a radiology co-director.
The college has two curriculum tracks – a central track in Hershey and a parallel track in University Park. The core longitudinal curriculum is organized around modules embedded within the applicable organ system courses. Each module sets high expectations for student-centered, peer-learning.
The associate director works closely with all course directors for both the MD and PA programs to ensure and facilitate appropriate integration. In addition, the associate director works with the Physician Assistant program in the design and implementation of its longitudinal anatomy curriculum. Graduate students from Penn State's outstanding graduate program in human anatomy help facilitate dissection sessions and large group framing talks.
Further responsibilities include collaboration with the physical diagnosis course, humanities courses and in the third year, the integrated science sessions that have been designed to spiral basic science learning in the clerkship setting. Within the fourth year, interdisciplinary musculoskeletal and neuroscience anatomy electives are well established along with opportunities for the design of additional interdisciplinary anatomy electives. The associate director will share in the continued development and implementation of an ultrasound curriculum component, integrated into the anatomy sessions.
This includes a series of preparatory workshops for students who then become peer teachers in collaboration with the teaching faculty. The Associate Director of the Program on Education in Human Structure also supports the Body Donation Program and the multi-disciplinary dissection laboratory, ensuring effective coordination of learning and teaching resources. These roles also illustrate the important collaboration across both the medical and graduate teaching missions.The Associate Director of the Program on Education in Human Structure is a fully funded educational role and reports to the Director of the Program on Education in Human Structure.
The many opportunities available for scholarship and research in anatomy and medical education are highly encouraged.
Ph.D. or equivalent in Anatomy or a related field with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience including Anatomy Laboratory. Contact: Tomi Dreibelbis, M.Ed., email@example.com
Faculty In Human Anatomy
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Interested applicants must submit (as a single PDF):
Letter of application, which includes a description of how you meet the qualifications
Statement of Philosophy of Teaching
Name and contact information (including email addresses) for three professional references
Educator's Portfolio (optional)
The University of Michigan Department of Surgery, Division of Anatomical Sciences (U-M DAS) is seeking an experienced human anatomist to join our team as a faculty member, and to teach anatomy courses to medical, dental, graduate, and undergraduate students.
U-M DAS is currently comprised of seven faculty members, and intends to augment its instructional team for planned curricular growth. A career in the U-M DAS provides opportunities for educational scholarship and collaborative educational projects with other departments. U-M DAS houses seven newly remodeled dissection labs, extensive osteological and plastinated anatomical collections, and provides generous resources for a successful career at the University of Michigan.
U-M DAS seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
Teaching responsibilities include:
Medical Gross Anatomy for first and second-year medical students (student dissection-based)
Gross Head and Neck Anatomy for first-year dental students (student dissection-based)
Advanced Anatomy (residency prep. Courses, bootcamps, etc.) for medical and dental students
Undergraduate and Graduate Human Gross Anatomy
Applicants must have:
A terminal degree in a relevant field (PhD, MD, DO, DDS, or DMD)
Experience and competence in teaching human gross anatomy in the laboratory and lecture settings, using active learning techniques and innovative pedagogical methods
Ability to relate human gross anatomy to clinical contexts in medicine and dentistry
Ability to work cooperatively in a team teaching environment
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent written and oral communication
Experience in education, curriculum design, educational outcomes assessment, or educational research
Experience in cadaveric dissection
Experience teaching human gross anatomy for 2+ years in an accredited medical or dental school
UM-DAS provides superior, innovative, and engaging anatomical education and support. Our core values include: teamwork, respect, innovation, and diversity. We provide learner-focused anatomical education to a variety of students. We support the endeavors of U-M Medical School, Michigan Medicine, U-M Dental School, and other academic units both within the University and worldwide.
The University of Michigan is ranked in the top 5 of all U.S. public research universities, and the University of Michigan Medical School is ranked in the top 10 for both research and primary care of all U.S. medical schools. The University of Michigan Dental School is ranked #1 of all dental schools in the U.S. and #2 of all dental schools worldwide.
The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, which is consistently ranked among the best places to work and live. Please see http://www.annarborusa.org/live-here/facts-rankings
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