Assistant Professor – Anatomy

The Department of Anatomy invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must be able to teach gross anatomy. Individuals with postdoctoral experience and additional teaching expertise in histology, embryology, or neuroanatomy will be given preference. Applicants are expected to be able to establish an independent research program capable of attracting extramural funding. Departmental research interests include: vertebrate evolutionary morphology, skeletal morphological variation and function, skull anatomy, geometric morphometrics, neuroplasticity and repair of the central and peripheral nervous system, neurotoxicity and the effects of ethanol on neuro immune responses.

Education and Experience:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and a commitment to excellence in teaching; postdoctoral experience preferred.

Please submit your application packet through MWU’s online job board.
1. Visit
2. In the jump to section, select ’employment at MWU’
3. Select ’employment opportunities’
4. Select ‘faculty’ for job category and ‘Illinois’ for location
5. Click ‘search’

Your application packet should include:
Cover letter (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
CV (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)
Applicants may send inquiries and letters of recommendation to: George K. Niiro, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Anatomy, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, 555 31st Street, Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515.

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