Submitted: 3 November 2023
Department: Center for Anatomical Sciences
Institution: University of North Texas HSC
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 30 November 2023
Application email: [email protected]

The Center for Anatomical Sciences in the Department of Physiology and Anatomy at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Fort Worth, TX invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in biomechanics or clinical anatomy. We seek an outstanding, broadly trained anatomist whose research program has strengths in biomechanics, clinical anatomy, medical device development, medical imaging (especially Fluoroscopy and CT), and/or orthopedic surgical techniques.

A 1,400 square-foot research laboratory is currently under construction to support this faculty position. Start-up funds to equip this laboratory are also available. The Center for Anatomical Sciences is already home to the BioSkills of North Texas Laboratories, an 8,000-square-foot facility supporting anatomical research, education, and outreach. The Center also houses dedicated research laboratories and equipment for histology, medical imaging analysis/morphometrics, forensic anthropology, thermoregulatory studies (environmental chamber), and paleontological fossil preparation. Additional information about the Center for Anatomical Sciences is available at:

The successful applicant will have 1) an active record of research and scholarship, 2) a history/potential of obtaining external funding, 3) the capacity to attract and mentor MS/PhD students in the Structural Anatomy graduate program, and 4) the ability to teach dissection-based human gross anatomy to medical, physical therapy, physician assistant, and/or graduate students.

The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024. Applicants will ideally have a PhD or equivalent degree in hand by this date but exceptional ABD candidates will be considered.

For full consideration, materials should be submitted by November 30, 2023 (position will remain open until filled). Applicants should email a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of three references to the Chair of the Anatomy Search Committee: Dr. Scott Maddux ([email protected]).

Nestled in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District, UNTHSC is surrounded by world-renowned museums, theaters, music venues, restaurants, nightlife spots, botanical gardens, and the Fort Worth Zoo. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex offers all the amenities of the 4th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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