The Department of Anatomy, College of Graduate Studies, invites applications
for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor
level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and a commitment to
excellence in teaching. Applicants are expected to teach gross anatomy with
cadaver dissection lab. At least two years of postdoctoral experience is
required and individuals with demonstrated teaching expertise in gross anatomy
will be given preference. Applicants are expected to establish an independent
research program capable of attracting extramural funding. Departmental
research areas include immunology, neuroscience, metabolism, developmental
biology, biological anthropology, paleontology, and anatomy. Review of
applications will begin December 1, 2021 and close when the position is
Applicants must submit an application packet through MWU's website:
Click on the bars in the upper right corner, click on ‘Quick Links' drop-down menu
Select ‘Employment at MWU'
Select ‘View Current Job Openings'
Select ‘Downers Grove, IL' for Company Location and ‘Faculty' for Job Category
Open up the Job Details and select ‘Apply now'
Your application packet must include the following information in attachments:
Contact information for 3 references
Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests
Applicants may send inquiries to Michele Fornaro, Ph.D., Search Committee
Chair, Department of Anatomy, College of Graduate Studies, Midwestern
University, 555 31st St., Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515,
firstname.lastname@example.org. However, applications must be submitted online.
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