Anatomy Postdoctoral Fellow – Department of Foundational Biomedical Sciences

Anatomy Postdoctoral Fellow – Department of Foundational Biomedical Sciences

Requisition ID: 2023-10354

Position Type: Per Diem

Schedule Shift: Day

Hours Per Week: 38

Travel: None

Category: Healthcare/Clinics


POSITION DESCRIPTION: is not intended to cover every work assignment a position may have. Rather, they cover the broad responsibilities of the position.

A postdoctoral scholar in FBS has two main responsibilities: teaching and research. The anatomy postdoctoral scholar will help to implement all approved policies of anatomy instruction. They will work with their assigned mentors to gain experience in curricular development while also pursuing their own research.


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: are those work assignments which are predominant, regular and recurring.

• The anatomy postdoctoral scholar will help to teach the laboratory portions of the team-taught gross anatomy content for the College of Osteopathic Medicine and for the Master of Science in Medical Health Science program. They will develop and deliver evidence-based educational events and resources in anatomy while also supporting the day-to-day operations involved in delivering anatomy to DO and MS learners.
• They will also be expected to develop publishable scholarship in their own field and/or in medical education. All of these duties require that the postdoc remain current in their academic field through participation in professional development activities


QUALIFICATION(S): is the Education, Training and/or related experience needed by the person to perform the job.

• Terminal degree – Ph.D., D.O., M.D., D.P.T., or dual degree or have completed all the requirements for their degree no later than the date of appointment
• Significant experience in anatomy (experience in teaching clinically relevant embryology, and/or in developing technology to augment learning is preferred but not required)

CORE COMPETENCIES: identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.

• Strong knowledge base in anatomy
• A demonstrated ability and desire to teach
• Evidence of research productivity/promise
• Ability to work collaboratively
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the enthusiasm and motivation to contribute to the growth and development of the Foundational Biomedical Sciences Department of the university

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