Submitted: 17 November 2021
Department: Anatomy and Cell Biology
Institution: Rush University Medical Center
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 31 August 2022
Application email: [email protected]
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The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an open-rank faculty position as a Histology and Anatomy Educator. This 12-month, full-time, tenure-earning or tenured position will entail directing and teaching content in histology, cell biology, and gross anatomy to medical and other health profession students. Faculty are also expected to engage in university service activities and must demonstrate and maintain scholarly productivity related to either scholarship in medical education or biomedical sciences research. Individuals trained in the anatomical sciences who are interested in pursuing a career primarily devoted to teaching are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent terminal degree in a field related to the anatomical sciences (e.g., histology, cell biology, anatomy) and have preferably 2+ years of teaching experience in higher education. Experience with virtual microscopy, cadaveric dissection, various educational pedagogies, assessment/evaluation strategies, and curriculum design are a plus. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

Rush University System for Health is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. Rush includes Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center among the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs among the nation’s best, including top 10 national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, reflect the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. All three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.

Interested candidates, please submit the following to:

Dr. Adam Wilson Search Committee Chair and Director of Anatomy Education [email protected]

• Cover letter describing the applicant's interest along with key accomplishments in teaching, research, and service • Current curriculum vitae • Teaching philosophy statement • Diversity and inclusion statement • Two samples of applicant generated teaching materials (e.g., course notes, lecture videos, syllabus, teaching aids, sample of assessment items, etc.) • Names and contact information for three professional references

Application Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately with a desirable hire date in Spring/Summer of 2022.

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