Assistant/Associate Professor Human Clinical Anatomy

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Congdon School of Health Sciences at
High Point University is currently accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track, 12-month graduate
faculty position. This position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and is a dual appointment
between the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and the Department of Exercise Science. The
successful candidate will join an innovative and dynamic inter-professional educational team (Athletic
Training, Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant) in a brand-new, state-of-the-art

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess: 1) an earned doctorate in human anatomy or a
related field (ABD will be considered but degree must be conferred no later than 5/1/17) 2) teaching
experience in human cadaveric dissection; 3) strong potential for excellence in teaching; 3) effective
interpersonal communication skills; 4) a willingness to embrace working in an inter-disciplinary atmosphere;
5) ability to pursue both an independent research agenda and contribute to collaborative research activities; 6)
willingness to contribute to university and departmental service activities. In addition to the above, the ideal
candidate would have experience as the instructor-of-record for a human cadaver-based anatomy lab.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering human gross anatomy with
cadaveric dissection related-content in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies and the Master of Science in
Athletic Training programs. The successful candidate will also contribute to the instruction of pre-professional
undergraduate students in the following areas: undergraduate human anatomy and lab (cat dissection);
advanced human anatomy and lab (human cadaveric dissection); and human microanatomy. This 12-month
appointment consists of specific instructional responsibilities in the summer and either the fall or the spring
academic semesters. In the non-instructional semester, there is an expectation that undergraduate students will
be incorporated into the faculty member’s academic research.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: High Point University’s 320-acre campus is located in High Point, NC and is part of
the larger Piedmont Triad metropolitan area. According to U.S. News & World Report (America’s Best
Colleges: 2017 Edition) High Point University ranks No. 1 among all regional colleges in the South (5th
consecutive year at No. 1) and No. 1 for the most innovate regional college in the South (2nd consecutive year
at No. 1). Further information about the academic units that comprise this position can be found at:
• Department of Exercise Science:
• Department of Physician Assistant Studies:

FORMAL APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, research interests, and full contact
information for three academic references by email to Dr. David Pitonzo (Search Committee Chair) at For additional inquiries, please feel free to call (336-841-9573) or email. The review
process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date for this position is May 1,
2017. High Point University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.