Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:

req12374

Position Title:

Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Position Type:

Faculty

Position Number:

210372

OSU Campus:

Tulsa - Center for Health Sciences/OSU Medicine

Department:

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Location Address:


1111 W 17th St
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

Typically, 8 hours/day, 5 days/week

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

TheDepartment of Anatomy and Cell Biology of Oklahoma State University Center forHealth Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track, full time (12 month)faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. We seek to hire anoutstanding scientist who will develop a creative and innovative researchprogram, attract extramural funding, provide research training for graduate andmedical students, and teach in medical and graduate courses, as well as intheir specialty. The applicants must have; proficiency in instructional technology; interest inteaching collaboratively, and the ability to obtain external funding. Previous experience teaching in a medical school is preferred. Researchfocused on comparative and evolutionary morphology is of particular interest.

TheOklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is a state-supportedcomprehensive medical school whose mission is to train osteopathic physiciansto meet the health care needs of the state. The Department of Anatomy and CellBiology prides itself in state-of-the art interdisciplinary research andexcellence in education, including a graduate track in Anatomy and Vertebrate Paleontologysustained by strong Anatomy faculty with research interests broadly distributedin the general areas of vertebrate paleontology and evolution. We team teach inperson and using telepresence between the Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa, Oklahomaand the College of Osteopathic Medicine Cherokee Nation campus in Tahlequah,Oklahoma. We seek a colleague who can teach in one or more anatomy courses atthe medical school and whose graduate teaching would complement that of thecurrent faculty. Applicants should discuss how they would develop researchprojects suitable to provide research experience for medical students. Thesuccessful applicant will address teaching experiences, history of teamwork,and contribution to graduate education in their letter of application.

Thedepartment is interested in and values candidates who have experience workingwith diverse and underserved populations, and have demonstrated a commitment toimproving the diversity, equity, and inclusivity of their academic communities.The successful candidates will be based at the Oklahoma State University Centerfor Health Sciences campus in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Environmental Hazards:
Classroom teaching and laboratory environment.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, andperform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a letter of application (2-page maximum), statement of research interests including a 5-year plan (2-page maximum), statement of teaching philosophy (2-page maximum), statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion statement (1-page), curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: http://jobs.okstate.edu. The letter of application should address how the research program of the applicant will complement current department research strengths (https://medicine.okstate.edu/academics/anatomy-cell-biology/index.html), and strengths of other biomedical researchers. References should be able to address the candidate’s experience or potential for excellence in teaching, teamwork, and collegiality. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Laboratory space and start-up packages will be negotiated based on the candidate’s needs and record of success. For inquires, contact Daniel Barta, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, [email protected] or 918-525-6323. Review of applications will begin on October 15, the position will remain open until filled.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required:
- Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Anatomy, or related field
- Postdoctoral research or professional experience
- Previous experience teaching in a medical school is preferred
- Proficiency in instructional technology
- Interest in teaching collaboratively

Applicants should submit a letter of application (2-page maximum), statement of research interests including a 5-year plan (2-page maximum), statement of teaching philosophy (2-page maximum), statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion statement (1-page), curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: http://jobs.okstate.edu. The letter of application should address how the research program of the applicant will complement current department research strengths (https://medicine.okstate.edu/academics/anatomy-cell-biology/index.html), and strengths of other biomedical researchers. References should be able to address the candidate’s experience or potential for excellence in teaching, teamwork, and collegiality. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Laboratory space and start-up packages will be negotiated based on the candidate’s needs and record of success. For inquires, contact Daniel Barta, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, [email protected] or 918-525-6323. Review of applications will begin on October 15, the position will remain open until filled.

On Dec. 7, 2021, a federal judge temporarily blocked the implementation of the federal contractor vaccination mandate and its associated guidance. Following the injunction, Oklahoma State University has, consistent with applicable law, paused the vaccination mandate.

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