Anatomy Teaching and Research Post-doctoral Position – Ohio University Dept of Biomedical Sciences – Athens Campus

Posted on January 3, 2023
Expires: February 28, 2023
Position Description:
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher/Visiting Professor in Anatomical Sciences to support the delivery of our integrated medical curriculum on the Athens, Ohio Campus.  The primary responsibilities will be to participate in a team-taught anatomical sciences active learning environment (70% effort). The person chosen for this position will also have 30% of their effort allocated to research (either independent or collaborative).
The selected candidate will join the integrative anatomy and biomechanics research group in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, allowing them to continue developing their research interests. Specific topical areas of faculty research include comparative and developmental anatomy, functional morphology and biomechanics, and vertebrate paleontology. There will also be opportunities for curriculum and/or activity leadership. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by January 13, 2023. Selected applicants will be contacted in mid-January to coordinate interviews. Please complete the application and attach required documents including a detailed cover letter, current CV, and teaching philosophy statement. Additionally, you will be prompted to provide contact information for three reference letter providers.
This 11-month position is renewable annually for up to three years, dependent upon performance and instructional needs. The successful candidate will have an estimated start date of August 1, 2023.
Primary Responsibilities:
· Teach medical dissection-based human anatomy and potentially neuroanatomy and histology in an integrative team-based teaching and learning environment.
· Prepare anatomical prosections as needed.
· Research and associated professional development activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
The ideal applicant should have at least two years of experience teaching dissection-based human gross anatomy at the professional school (e.g., medical, dental) level. A PhD in comparative anatomy, vertebrate paleontology or functional morphology/biomechanics is preferred, but ABD candidates with degree completion by September 2023 will be considered.
Additional background in teaching histology and/or neuroanatomy is desirable, but not required. This position is renewable annually for up to three years, dependent upon performance and instructional needs.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity. Incumbent will also enjoy a generous benefits package including paid holidays, sick time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to health, prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs and more. Additional information is available at
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