Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Summary

The Division of Human Anatomy, Department of Radiology, Colleges of Osteopathic and Human Medicine at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks an enthusiastic half-time faculty member to aid in fulfilling its mission of providing quality human neuroanatomy instruction to medical students. Our goal is to efficiently and promptly fill the position with a proposed start summer 2017. The new faculty will join a multi-disciplinary teaching team in developing and delivering an integrative, basic, and clinically-relevant human neuroanatomy curriculum to a diverse population of students. The team develops and curates curricular resources (including digital content for independent learning), guides active, facilitates laboratory experiences utilizing prosected specimens, creates assessment instruments, grades student performance, and addresses student queries. 

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Educational qualifications include a PhD degree in neuroscience, neuroanatomy, human morphology-related basic science discipline, biological anthropology, kinesiology, or health professional degree (MD, DO, DDS, DVM, DPT).  The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and prior experience teaching neuroanatomy or neurology tostudents in a health professional field. Familiarity with online course management systems is strongly desired.

Required Application Materials

Applicants will be required to submit CV, Cover Letter, statement of Teaching Philosophy, and three professional references.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on June 1.

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.  Risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety, such as exposure to lead, chemotherapy, formaldehyde, asbestos, etc. Identified exposure: Formaldehyde.

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