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Adjunct, Biomedical Engineering, Center for Anatomical Movement Sciences

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Adjunct, Biomedical Engineering, Center for Anatomical Movement Sciences

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
May 3, 2022
  • Coordinating with the Director of the Tulane Center for Anatomical and Movement Sciences, the adjunct professor will teach anatomy and physiology in an in-person, online and or hybrid combination of delivery systems. The adjunct professor will also work with other faculty, staff and teaching assistants to prepare cadavers (human remains) for student and visitor labs, maintain operation and cleanliness of the cadaver labs, and provide demonstrations and student assistance when needed.


PhD or MD Preferred, Masters degree considered.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Advanced knowledge of anatomical structures and terminology.
  • Ability to work with and dissect cadavers..
  • Ability to use and teach proper use of a wide range of surgical instruments including but not limited to scalpels, forceps, hemostats, probes, various scissors, and specifically for the purpose of human cadaver dissection
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology lab safety practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Familiarity with operations of basic laboratory equipment.


  • One year of anatomy and physiology teaching experience
  • One year cadaver dissection experience


  • Three years of human cadaver dissection experience including experience with preparing cadaver tag exams.
  • Clinical experience in orthopedic or physical medicine
  • Experience with human physiology instrumentation
  • Experience working with undergraduate and graduate students

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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