Teaching Assistant Professor or Teaching Associate Professor

Job Details

Job Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor or Teaching Associate Professor

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH BSOM Anatomy and Cell Biology

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Division :

Health Sciences

Working Title :

Anatomy and Cell Biology - - Faculty Position

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology is dedicated to the discovery, development, and promotion of biomedical knowledge involving cell biology and the anatomical sciences of human gross anatomy, developmental anatomy, neuroanatomy, and histology. Through this mission, we aim to improve human health through innovative educational programs and excellence in research and scholarly activities in a dynamic and diverse learning community.

Job Duties :

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Teaching Assistant or Teaching Associate Professor level. This is a non-tenure track, fixed-term appointment with a three-to-five year renewable contract available. The duties of the new faculty member recruited to this position will include but are not limited to:

-Contribute to and enhance the departmental education mission, primarily in human gross anatomy including cadaveric dissection, with responsibility for teaching students enrolled in medicine and other health professional programs.
-Develop and deliver materials related both to lecture and cadaveric laboratory session
-Contribute to departmental, school and institutional-wide professional service (i.e., serving on department, school, or university committees and/or task forces)

The rank and distribution of activities in teaching and service will depend upon the qualifications and previous teaching experience of the individual recruited to the position. The faculty member will have the opportunity for participation in collaborative intradepartmental and interdepartmental research activities.

Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Education/Experience :

-Ph.D., D.Sc., or D.Phil. degree from an appropriately accredited institution in anatomy or a closely related field
-Substantial experience in teaching human gross anatomy and embryology
-Extensive experience with human cadaveric dissection
-Demonstrated experience and a strong interest in medical education in human gross anatomy and cadaveric dissection and neuroanatomy.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Additional experience in teaching neuroanatomy is an asset.

Experience working with diverse student populations.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter/Letter of Interest (include statements describing experience with, and commitment to equity and diversity in teaching, research and service).
List of Three References (noting contact information) including one that can specifically address cadaveric dissection skills
Teaching Philosophy

In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.


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