The Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking applicants for a full-time, faculty educator on the clinician/educator track in medical gross anatomy. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with other basic scientists and clinicians to develop an integrated curriculum using evidence-based instructional methods. Although not required, a candidate who has experience teaching neuroanatomy is ideal. Preference will be given to exceptional educators who have research programs in the fields of Biological Anthropology, Neuroscience, or a related discipline. The Department has a long and distinguished tradition of providing exceptional medical education and is internationally recognized for its outstanding research programs in Biological Anthropology and Neuroscience.
Washington University School of Medicine offers many exciting opportunities for career educators, including the Teaching Scholars program offered through the Office of Medical Education, which aims to develop leaders in healthcare education. Other opportunities for professional development are available through the Washington University School of Medicine Academy of Educators, an organization dedicated to promoting excellence and leadership in teaching.
Successful applicants are expected to design meaningful learning experiences with clinical relevancy in the integrated Gateway Curriculum currently under development at Washington University School of Medicine. Duties will include preparing session materials, staffing dissection laboratory sessions, collaboration with other content leaders, conducting research, writing for publication, and participating in departmental and university service.
Applicants should have completed an advanced degree (PhD in Biological Anthropology or Neuroscience preferred) and have documented teaching excellence in medical anatomy and cadaveric dissection. Faculty rank will be dependent upon the experience of the applicant.
Applicants should submit a single PDF file that only contains (in this order): 1) a letter summarizing their teaching experience and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references to https://bit.ly/3eKBDDZ. Complete applications should be received no later than June 30, 2021. Applications will be evaluated by a search committee, with final appointment approved by the Department Chair.
Information about the Department of Neuroscience and our medical anatomy program at Washington University School of Medicine is available at http://neurosci.wustl.edu/ and https://sites.wustl.edu/gatewaycurriculum/.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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