Submitted: 24 March 2021
Department: Integrative Anatomical Sciences
Institution: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Job type: Postdoc
Apply by: 10 April 2021
Application email: [email protected]
Application URL: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/postdoctoral-scholar-teaching-fellow/1209/6043292320

The Department of Integrative Anatomical Sciences is searching for a post-doctoral teaching fellow to teach gross anatomy and osteology in the MS in Integrative Anatomical Sciences program. The position will begin April 15, 2021 or shortly thereafter. Specific teaching responsibilities include directing an intensive, 10-week summer gross anatomy course, which begins on June 14, 2021, as well as a supporting role in a team-taught human osteology course in the fall term. The successful applicant must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching. Applications will be reviewed immediately, as they are received.

There are ample opportunities for collaboration within the department, whose faculty have a strong focus on evolutionary morphology of mammals (Drs. Kristian Carlson, Adam Huttenlocker, Addison Kemp, Myra Laird, Kristi Lewton, Craig McGowan, Biren Patel, and Erik Seiffert), as well as with basic sciences and clinical faculty throughout the Keck School of Medicine, the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences (Drs. Craig Stanford and David Raichlen), the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, and others. Teaching utilizes our newly-renovated gross anatomy lab, featuring traditional dissection and extensive computer-based technologies. Information about the department is at https://keck.usc.edu/integrative-anatomical-sciences/.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree (ABD applicants will also be considered) Prior experience teaching human gross anatomy A strong commitment to research in some area of the anatomical sciences, ideally evolutionary morphology To apply, submit the following:

Cover letter Curriculum Vitae Statement of teaching experience Summary of research/scholarly interests and accomplishments Contact information for 3-5 professional references including e-mail addresses. (Reference letters are not required at this time). The full application must be submitted electronically online through USC’s Employee Recruitment Services at https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/. In addition to the formal online submission process, applicants should send a copy of their submitted application materials (as a single PDF document) directed to Dr. Kristi Lewton, USC Postdoctoral Search Committee, at [email protected].

This is a 1-year position, potentially renewable for a second year with permission of the department chair. The fellow will receive a salary and benefits for 1 year commensurate with training and experience. For questions, please contact Dr. Kristi Lewton: [email protected]

Ph.D., M.D., and/or equivalent degree ABD applicants will also be considered.

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