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How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit:

  • Letter of application, which includes a description of how you meet the qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Educator’s Portfolio (if available)
  • Statement of Philosophy of Teaching
  • Name and contact information (including email addresses) for three professional references

Job Summary

The Department of Surgery, Division of Anatomical Sciences is seeking an experienced gross anatomist to be a Lecturer (non-tenure track), to teach anatomy courses to medical students, dental students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. This is a full-time position with 12 months/year of educational responsibilities. 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities*

We are seeking a teacher of human gross anatomy in laboratory and lecture settings. Teaching responsibilities include:

  • Medical Gross Anatomy for first-year medical students
  • Head and Neck Anatomy for first-year dental students
  • Applied Clinical Gross Anatomy for advanced medical students (i.e. Advanced Head and Neck, Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic, Emergency Medicine, and OB/GYN courses which emphasize clinical anatomy)
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Human Gross Anatomy 

 

 

 

Required Qualifications*

To qualify for the position 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
  • Able to relate human gross anatomy to clinical problems in medicine and dentistry
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and written and oral communication ability

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience in education, curriculum design, educational outcomes assessment, or educational/behavioral research
  • Experience in cadaveric dissection
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team teaching environment
  • Taught human gross anatomy for 2-5 years in a medical or dental school setting

Additional Information

The Division of Anatomical Sciences has excellent facilities for teaching, and an excellent anatomical donation program. The position provides opportunities for educational scholarship and collaborative educational projects with other departments.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.