Assistant and Associate Professor in Gross Anatomy and Embryology

Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking candidates for two full time faculty positions in Gross Anatomy and Embryology for its Department of Basic Sciences, one at the Assistant and one at the Associate Professor level. These positions are 12 month appointments with primary teaching responsibilities and opportunities to conduct original research/scholarly activities.

Broad Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching gross anatomy/embryology in Touro University Nevada’s Osteopathic Medicine and Allied Health Programs (Occupational Therapy(OT), Physician Assistant (PA), Physical Therapy (PT), Master of Medical Health Sciences (MHS)) as required. Faculty members are encouraged to conduct original research/scholarly activities and pursue extramural funding in their areas of interest. All Department of Basic Sciences Faculty are expected to contribute to institutional service activities. Other duties will be assigned as necessary.

Specific Responsibilities:
The major responsibilities of Anatomy and Embryology faculty, include the following:
• Provide lectures and dissection based laboratories in gross anatomy for DO, PA and other Allied Health students
• Provide lectures and laboratories in embryology for DO and Allied Health students
• Oversee/perform prosections for courses in anatomy.

Minimum Requirements:
• Candidates should have substantial teaching experience in cadaver based Gross Anatomy and Embryology courses.
• US citizenship or permanent residency is required.
• An advanced degree in health related sciences (M.D., Ph.D., D.O.)
• Evidence of productivity in research or other scholarly activities

Preference will be given to candidates with:
• Substantial teaching experience in anatomy and embryology
• Experience in teaching osteopathic medical, allied health and graduate students
• An exemplary record of research, extramural funding, and publication

Core Competencies:
• Teaching gross anatomy at a medical school level with an emphasis on clinical correlations
• Teaching embryology at a medical school level
• Practical knowledge of teaching both dissection and prosection courses in anatomy
• Teaching gross anatomy to allied health students (OT, PT)

Additional Information:
Touro University Nevada offers generous benefits to eligible employees including: health and optional dental/vision coverage; life insurance, long-term disability, a tax-deferred retirement plan, numerous paid holidays, and more. Touro University Nevada does not have a tenure system, but can offer an initial biennial contract with the possibility for multi-year contracts later. Starting salaries are commensurate with experience. Both positions are available for an ideal start date of July 1, 2015, although some flexibility is possible. Touro University Nevada is a branch campus of Touro University California and is located in Henderson, Nevada, a fast-growing community in the metropolitan Las Vegas area. The school features state-of-the-art classrooms, teaching laboratories, and research space. Touro University Nevada is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research or other scholarly interests, and contact information for three references to:

Csaba Fulop, Ph.D.
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Basic Sciences
Touro University Nevada
874 American Pacific Drive
Henderson, Nevada 89014

Resumes apply only to these positions and are not kept on file.
Applicants will be reviewed until the positions are filled.