Submitted: 17 June 2022
Department: Anatomy
Institution: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 30 September 2022
Application email: [email protected]
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Position Summary:

This faculty member will be part of the Department of Anatomy at Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM). This individual is responsible for teaching anatomy courses and other topics relative to expertise in one or more of the following: preclinical, integrated medical school curriculum, similar coursework in the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) Program, Physician Assistant (PA) or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum using traditional and innovative modes of delivery. Experience teaching human medical neuroanatomy is highly desired and experience teaching human anatomy with cadaver dissection is preferred. Duties include participation in curriculum development and implementation, serving as an academic advisor, membership and participation on SOM and University committees, participation in the interview and selection process of SOM students, and establishing and maintaining scholarly activity and participating in campus and community service activities. The position reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Anatomy and to the Associate Dean for Biomedical Affairs through the Chair of the Department of Anatomy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Commitment as assigned in team teaching anatomy and other topics relative to expertise (and related responsibilities) to Osteopathic medical students. -Commitment as assigned in team teaching anatomy and other topics relative to expertise (and related responsibilities) in the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) Program, Physician Assistant (PA) or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum. -Works in cooperation with the Department Chair, Curriculum Committee, Block Leaders, Course Directors and other SOM faculty to develop the curriculum and syllabi for students of CUSOM, schedule courses, assign teaching, develop exam questions and other assessment tools, evaluate assessment outcomes, and implement a continuous quality assessment and improvement system for the anatomy curriculum. -Serves as an academic advisor to assigned CUSOM and MSBS students. -Serves on and participates in CUSOM, MSBS and University committees as assigned. -Participates in the interview and selection process of CUSOM and MSBS students. -Serves as a liaison between the students and CUSOM and MSBS administration. -Evaluates need-based items for successful anatomy curriculum delivery pertaining to audio-visual aids, teaching materials and aids, faculty development materials and faculty travel, and any other related resources and provides input to the Department Chair for the annual budget for the Department of Anatomy. -Assists in the development and coordination of programs and resources to promote faculty growth, development, and accomplishments in the fields of education, research, and professional or clinical service. -Establishment of an independent or collaborative research program in the field or area of expertise. -Assures the advancement and integration of high standards for ethical and professional behavior in all aspects of the education of the students of CUSOM and actions of the administration, faculty, and staff. -Assures integration of osteopathic principles in pre- and post-doctoral education programs. -Maintain professional appearance and demeanor at all times. -Demonstrates an active and consistent commitment to the missions of both CUSOM and Campbell University. -Uphold and abide by all Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to; Title IX and FERPA guidelines. -Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


-An earned PhD or equivalent graduate degree in neuroanatomy is preferred, or similar anatomical discipline from an accredited college or university. -Preference will be given to candidates with a successful record of accomplishment in teaching medical neuroscience/neuroanatomy, as well as human gross anatomy with cadaver dissection. Research and leadership at an accredited medical school or college/university is expected. -Post-doctoral research experience in the field of anatomical sciences and demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals is also preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

-Commitment to University values. -Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to speak comfortably before large groups. -Ability to listen and communicate in a positive manner. -Ability to work as a group leader and group member; strong team player. -The ability to maintain a positive and fresh approach and attitude. -Ability to prepare program proposals and academic evaluative reports. -Ability to prepare and submit grant proposals. -Excellent analytical skills necessary for preparing financial, legal, and administrative tasks. -Ability to manage time well and work under stressful conditions with an even temperament. -Ability to organize, direct, prioritize, and delegate work appropriately. -The ability to manage multiple, cross discipline projects to meet required deadlines. -Must be proficient in word processing and have computer usage experience. -Demonstrated experiences and abilities working in an academic setting. -Ability to collaborate and interact with healthcare professionals. -Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees and the public. -Excellent organizational and management skills.

Types of Contacts:

The Anatomy Faculty member reports directly to the Anatomy Chair and interacts with students, faculty and staff on a regular basis, both in CUSOM and other Campbell health professions

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