Submitted: 25 September 2019
Department: Center for Anatomical Sciences
Institution: University of North Texas HSC
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 22 November 2019
Application email: [email protected]

The Center for Anatomical Sciences at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Fort Worth, TX invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in evolutionary, functional, and/or clinical anatomy. We seek an outstanding, broadly-trained anatomist whose research program will complement existing program strengths in biomechanics, functional morphology, evolutionary biology, paleoanthropology/paleontology, human variation, and movement/cognitive neuroscience. Research laboratory space and competitive start-up funds are available. The UNTHSC anatomy teaching schedule provides substantial time for field-based research in the spring and summer.

The successful applicant will 1) have an active record of research and scholarship, 2) demonstrate a history/potential of obtaining external funding, 3) be able create research opportunities for anatomy graduate (MS/PhD) students, and 4) possess a strong commitment to teaching dissection-based human gross anatomy. The successful applicant must have a PhD, DO, MD, or equivalent degree in hand by September 1, 2020.

The new hire will contribute to lecture and laboratory instruction of cadaver-based human gross anatomy courses for medical (MD and DO), physical therapy, physician assistant, and graduate students. Teaching abilities in histology, embryology, or neuroanatomy are desirable, but not required. Faculty may additionally develop graduate-level elective courses in their area of expertise. The hire will also be expected to mentor anatomy graduate students (MS, PhD), with additional opportunities to train dual-degree students (MD/PhD, DO/PhD, and DPT/PhD).

For full consideration, materials should be submitted by November 22, 2019 (position will remain open until filled). Applicants should email a cover letter, CV, research statement, and the names and contact information of three references to the Chair of the Anatomy Search Committee: Dr. Scott Maddux ([email protected]) referencing the position number: #11691 in the subject line. Additional information about the Center for Anatomical Sciences is available at: https://www.unthsc.edu/anatomicalsciences.

Nestled in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District, UNTHSC is surrounded by world-renown museums, theaters, music venues, restaurants, nightlife spots, botanical gardens, and the Fort Worth Zoo. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex offers an affordable cost-of-living living with all the amenities of the 4th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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