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School of Medicine - Instructor, 77329

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
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Jul 18, 2021

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Job Title: School of Medicine - Instructor, 77329
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34592
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School of Medicine - Biomedical Sciences, St. Joseph campus

Job Description The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, seeks an outstanding candidate for a full-time Instructor to teach in the medical program for an additional location in St. Joseph, Missouri. The position will primarily support instructional needs in the preclinical medical coursework. The instructor will work closely with and assist course directors and faculty at UMKC School of Medicine to coordinate and deliver course content to students located in St. Joseph. The instructor will provide instruction and assistance in laboratories, small group experiences, team based learning, examinations, and other instructional needs. In particular, it is highly desirable that the instructor have expertise in anatomy and histology in order to assist with laboratory experiences in these areas. Some of the courses that the position may be involved in include human structure function, medical neuroscience, clinical correlations, pathology, microbiology, and pharmacology. The instructor is expected to work collaboratively with faculty and contribute to the School of Medicine mission to provide outstanding educational experiences.

Summary of Responsibilities: Provide instruction in laboratories (particularly anatomy and histology), provide support and supplemental instruction for small group and team based learning activities, help proctor online and in person exams, and provide academic support to students.

Candidates must communicate well with students and faculty, have excellent verbal, written and organizational skills, and work effectively as a team member with other faculty. Candidates must be a US citizen or have permanent residency.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Advanced degree (Master’s, Ph.D., D.O. or M.D.) in anatomy, histology or an appropriate health-related science is required. A teaching post-doctoral fellowship will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience: Preferred qualifications include candidates who have experience in both online and in-class teaching in a medically-oriented program, including experience in dissection-base human gross anatomy labs and histology. Experience teaching physiology, biochemistry, neuroscience, microbiology, pathology, or pharmacology is preferred but not required.

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, benefit eligible

Salary Salary is commensurate with education and experience. This position includes a comprehensive benefit package. Anticipated starting date: fall, 2020.

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

If you need technical assistance, please call 1-855-524-0002.


This position will primarily be located at the St. Joseph School of Medicine campus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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