Anatomy - Foundational Science (Medical Faculty, Open Rank)

Central Michigan University
September 23, 2023
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Posting Number F-0792

Position Title Anatomy - Foundational Science (Medical Faculty, Open Rank) College/Unit College of Medicine Home Department College of Medicine Employee Group Medical Faculty Employment Status Full-Time Position Type 12 month Position Classification Medical Faculty Position Begin Date Position End Date Position Summary

The Central Michigan University College of Medicine (CMED) is seeking to hire a full-time (12-month) Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Anatomy to join our Foundational Sciences Department faculty to teach Anatomy as part of our integrated curriculum design. The position is open track (either non-tenure or tenure-track) and rank; Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and Professor rank will be considered depending on credentials.

The successful candidate will work closely with two anatomy faculty members to coordinate lab content as part of a cross-disciplinary and inquiry-based medical school curriculum that includes case-based and team-based learning. Duties include working collaboratively to prepare cadaveric prosections and student lab activities, instructing students in weekly lab sessions and participating in multidisciplinary facilitation of group sessions and/or lectures. Scholarly activities will be appropriate to the track. For non- tenure track, this is primarily a teaching position with expectations for some scholarly activity and committee service. A tenure-track successful candidate is expected to have a promising research program that would support seeking external funding opportunities, in addition to teaching and service. The start date is negotiable. CMU College of Medicine encourages applicants from historically underrepresented populations, veterans, women, and other minorities to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in related area (Instructor Rank) or Doctoral degree (PhD, MD/DO for all other ranks)
  • Human cadaver dissection experience
  • Experience teaching cadaver-based human gross anatomy at the university level
  • Experience in and strong commitment to, innovative approaches to education and learning
  • Ability or commitment to facilitate interactive learning in large and small group settings
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills
  • All areas of scholarly activity will be considered, but preference will be given for scholarly activity and experience related to medical education research
  • Candidates interested in advanced rank must have significant relevant medical school teaching experience of high quality in both large and small group settings as well as evidence of scholarship.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching cadaver-based human gross anatomy at the medical- school level Experience teaching embryology and/or histology
  • Experience with interdisciplinary teaching
  • Experience with, or a strong knowledge of, pedagogical approaches such as team-based learning, patient-, case-, and/or problem-based medical education
  • Message to Applicants

    Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

    You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

    Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

    About the Department

    The Central Michigan University College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of 2013. CMED's mission is to educate diverse students and trains culturally competent physicians to provide comprehensive care and services to underserved populations in Michigan and beyond. Students admitted into the medical school learn from a curriculum designed to prepare them to practice in these areas when they complete their residency training. This curriculum uses advanced technology, including state-of-the-art simulation and clinical skills labs. The College is accredited by The Liaison Commission on Medical Education and has experienced significant growth since its founding and continues to invest in its capacity to provide exceptional education and training to its students.

    More information can be found at the department website

    Posting Begins 07/31/2023 Posting Ends Open Until Filled Yes Type of Recruitment External About CMU

    Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

    We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

    CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

    Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid- American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

    CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small- town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

    Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

    CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

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