Position Title Anatomy (Medical Faculty, Foundational Science)
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 01/05/2022
Position End Date
The Central Michigan University College of Medicine (CMED) is seeking to
hire a full-time (12-month) 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; 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.
Doctoral degree (PhD, MD/DO).
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
Ability or commitment to facilitate interactive learning in large and small
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
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
Experience teaching cadaver-based human gross anatomy at the medical-school
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
You must submit an online application to be considered an applicant for this
Start date is negotiable.
About the Department
The CMU College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of
2013. The innovative medical school curriculum is designed to prepare students
for practice in mid- to northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, with
particular attention to primary care needs and support of the underserved
populations, consistent with the mission of the institution. The program is
housed in a new facility with advanced technology for teaching. For more
information, visit College of Medicine website.
Posting Begins 01/10/2022
Open Until Filled No
Type of Recruitment External
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.
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achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-
American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of
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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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