Assistant Professor - Anatomy

Downers Grove, IL
based on experience
September 14 2018
Life Sciences, Anatomy
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Anatomy 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 must be able to teach neuroscience and either histology or gross anatomy cadaver dissection lab. Postdoctoral experience is required and individuals with demonstrated teaching expertise in neuroscience, histology, gross anatomy or embryology will be given preference. Applicants are expected to be able to establish an independent research program capable of attracting extramural funding. Departmental research areas include immunology, neuroscience, biological anthropology, and anatomy. Review of applications will begin in October 2018 and close when the position is filled.

Applicants should submit an application packet through MWU’s online job board.

  1. Visit
  2. In the ‘Quick Links’ drop-down menu, select ‘Employment at MWU’
  3. See ‘For a list of our current job openings, click here’
  4. Select ‘Downers Grove, IL’ for location and ‘Faculty’ for category

 Your application packet must include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Application
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests


Applicants may send inquiries to Sandra Inouye, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Anatomy, College of Graduate Studies, Midwestern University, 555 31st St., Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515, 

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and post- graduate education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech-language pathology, biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the healthcare team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth. The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, accredits the University. We encourage you to visit for additional details about our dynamic University.

The Downers Grove, IL campus of Midwestern University is located on a beautiful, wooded, 105- acre campus just 25 miles west of Chicago, IL. There is easy train and expressway access to the academic, cultural and recreational amenities of the city and greater Chicagoland area.

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