Assistant Professor Clinical Anatomy

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University invites applications for a limited-term (up to 5 years, renewable) faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the area of Clinical Anatomy. The Division of Clinical Anatomy, within the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, consists of a highly motivated group of educators, responsible for teaching the sub-disciplines of anatomy to students in medicine, dentistry and other applied health science professions. Members of the Division are also actively involved in either basic and clinically/surgically relevant research, or educational scholarship and research, including the design, testing and evaluation of innovative teaching materials and learning theories. The Division’s successful Master of Clinical Anatomy program, the first of its kind in Canada, has expanded to include PhD training.

Applications will be considered from candidates with a PhD, MD or DDS (or equivalent) degree, with a strong background and demonstrated excellence in pedagogy of classroom and laboratory teaching of gross anatomy, embryology, and histology. Candidates will be expected to be able to integrate the basic anatomical sciences into a clinical context, coordinate graduate level courses and instruct in upper year medical education courses. Not only will the successful candidate be expected to take an active part in the teaching, student mentorship, and administration within the Division but also to play a key role in the development of Master of Clinical Anatomy research projects in the multiple avenues of education scholarship, basic and clinical research. A successful candidate will be expected to take on leadership opportunities in program coordination and administration at the division, program and faculty levels.

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Interested applicants should submit the following: a curriculum vitae; a brief teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy; an outline of past or proposed scholarly activities; and the names of four referees, one of whom should be a former student, to:

Dr. Marjorie Johnson,
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Medical Sciences Building
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5C1

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications and interviews will begin after March 15, 2015. The potential starting date is July 1, 2015.
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Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.