Submitted: 3 November 2022
Department: Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
Institution: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 1 January 2023
Application email: [email protected]

Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences - Clinical Anatomy Reference F02002-2022-71

Applications are invited for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Clinical Anatomy within the Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. This position will commence Spring/Summer 2023, subject to budgetary approval.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach and provide leadership, in the medical education curriculum, particularly in the area of clinical anatomy. Human cadaveric dissection and teaching experience is essential. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent research program in either an area of biomedical sciences or in continuing medical education. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent and documented evidence of teaching competence in human gross anatomy. Previous experience with educational technology in the classroom and laboratory is an asset. The successful applicant will have access to the Faculty of Medicine’s state-of-the art Anatomage table allowing 3D rendering of 4 cadavers (the only one in Atlantic Canada), 10 Sonosite ultrasound machines for point of care ultrasound training and teaching, newly renovated cadaver suite including downdraft tables for dissections and wet specimens, plus embalming table. Access to The Body Works Collection of plastinated anatomical specimens will be made available to the successful candidate.

Existing research strengths of the Division include cardiovascular sciences, cancer and development research, biological anthropology/human skeletal biology, human genetics and genomics research, immunology and infectious diseases, and neurosciences. The BioMedical Sciences Division, the Faculty of Medicine, and Memorial University offer an attractive research environment, with core scientific services and recently updated facilities including animal care, a fluorescence-activated cell sorting facility, and state-of-the-art technologies in microscopy. Large computational capacity is also available supported by the Atlantic Computing Excellence network (ACEnet). Collaborative opportunities exist with clinical researchers in Medicine and research groups in the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Computer Sciences, and the Ocean Sciences Centre. Additional information regarding the Faculty of Medicine, the Division of BioMedical Sciences and Memorial University of Newfoundland may be found at www.med.mun.ca, https://www.med.mun.ca/biomed/home.aspx, and https://www.mun.ca/.

The application package should be submitted in one PDF file and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier outlining teaching philosophy, anatomy teaching experience, and teaching innovation and/or curriculum development, a research plan, diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, and the names and contact details of three referees.

The closing date for receipt of applications is January 1, 2023.

Applications should be addressed to: Dr. Michael Grant, Office of the Associate Dean, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 3V6. Electronic submissions via email [email protected] are preferable. Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact [email protected]. We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu and Inuit of the Province.

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