Faculty Position in Clinical Anatomy

Limited Term Faculty Position in Clinical Anatomy
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University, London Ontario Canada

The Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology at Western University invites applications for a limited-term (up to 5 years), teaching-intensive faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Clinical Anatomy. Applications will be considered from qualified applicants with a PhD, MD or DDS (or equivalent) degree, with a strong background and demonstrated excellence in both classroom and laboratory teaching of gross anatomy, histology, embryology, neuroanatomy and pedagogy. Experience with cadaveric and human histology laboratory teaching is essential, and experience with course development would be an asset. Candidates will be expected to be able to integrate the basic anatomical sciences into a clinical context, coordinate graduate level courses, and instruct in upper year medical and dental education courses. In addition, the candidate will establish working relationships with clinicians to develop teaching and research initiatives. The successful candidate will help develop graduate research projects in clinical anatomy that complement existing research strengths in the Department, and will be expected to actively engage in collaborative and/or independent research activities related to clinical anatomy and/or the anatomical sciences. This position will start July 1, 2018 and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology is a multidisciplinary basic science department within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. The Department fosters world-class research and teaching in Clinical Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Neurobiology with productive academic and research collaborations with other Departments at Western, affiliated hospitals and research institutes in London and worldwide. Current areas of research focus in Clinical Anatomy include education scholarship and clinically-applied anatomical research. The Department has a strong graduate program consisting of both Clinical Anatomy and Biological Research streams and an innovative undergraduate Honours program in Medical Cell Biology. In addition, the Department provides teaching to medical, dental, science and health science students through undergraduate programs in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the Faculties of Science and Health Sciences. Additional information about the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology can be found online at: www.schulich.uwo.ca/anatomy/index.html.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

Western is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities and has consistently been recognized for providing “the best student experience”. Western has a full range of academic and professional programs for over 34,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university campus is in London, a thriving city of over 350,000 people, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities (www.goodmovelondon.ca). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.

Interested candidates should submit the following: (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a brief teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy; (3) an outline of past and proposed scholarly activities; (3) the names of four referees, one of whom should be a former student; and (4) a completed Western Full-Time Faculty Application form found here:

Applications should be sent via email to:
Dr. Alison Allan, Acting Chair
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University Canada
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C1

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin after December 20, 2017.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dr. Alison Allan, aallan3@uwo.ca and/or (519) 661-2111 ext. 84054.