Anatomy Teaching Postdoc Position: Washington University School of Medicine

The Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow with experience in, and enthusiasm for, the teaching of Human Anatomy to first year medical students in the course “The Human Body: Anatomy, Embryology & Imaging”. Additional teaching experience in other anatomically related fields, such as Neuroscience and/or Histology, while not required, would be desirable.

Washington University School of Medicine offers many exciting opportunities for research collaborations and it is expected that the applicant will pursue research within a laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience. Preference will be given to research areas of current anatomy faculty, including: Biological Anthropology, Paleoanthropology, Cranial and/or Dental Morphometrics, Bioinformatics, Comparative Neurobiology and other aspects of Neuroscience.

Appointment, with annual review, may be for up to three years. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and have experience in teaching cadaver-based Human Anatomy.

Applicants should send: 1) a cover letter summarizing teaching and research experience, 2) their curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references to Amy Bauernfeind ( and Kari Allen ( Applications will be evaluated by a search committee, with final appointment approved by the Department Chairman. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Please submit all application materials by February 1, 2017.

Further information about the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine can be found at