Submitted: 19 April 2021
Department: Center for Anatomical Science and Education (Surgery)
Institution: Saint Louis University
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 31 May 2021
Application URL:

The Center for Anatomical Science and Education (CASE) at Saint Louis University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Primary responsibilities of this position include teaching dissection-based gross anatomy to medical, graduate, physician assistant (PA), and allied health students. Additional teaching responsibilities may include a systems-based undergraduate Basic Human Anatomy course and graduate-level courses in the anatomical sciences.

Individuals with demonstrated ability to teach physiology, histology, embryology, or neuroanatomy will be given preference, as will candidates with at least two years of postdoctoral experience, and/or experience teaching in small-group, Team-Based Learning or Peer Instruction environments.

CASE is a highly collaborative teaching and research environment. While our primary responsibility is teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain a research/scholarship program in order to mentor graduate students. Departmental research areas include human anatomical variation, neuroscience, comparative anatomy, and medical education. Service on committees at the departmental, school, and university level will be encouraged for continued professional development and advancement.

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, healthcare, and service. The Center for Anatomical Science and Education (CASE) is recognized as a Center for Teaching Excellence in the School of Medicine. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Your application must include the following information: Cover letter Curriculum vitae Contact information for 3 references Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Plans

Minimum Qualifications: • Doctoral degree (or M.D. degree) in anatomical or related science • Extensive experience teaching human gross anatomy in a clinically oriented manner to students enrolled in health professions programs • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications • Two years of postdoctoral experience • Previous experience at an allopathic or osteopathic medical education program • Experience with diverse teaching methodologies including team-based learning, peer instruction, and “flipped” classroom • Experience teaching physiology, histology, embryology, or neuroscience

Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications and experience and competitive with other Midwestern medical schools. All applications must be made online at and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research plans.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations and applications of women and minorities.

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