Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences

Division of BioMedical Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
October 17 2019
Reference F03964-2019-26
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 Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences

REFERENCE F03964-2019-26

Applications are invited for a tenure track teaching-intensive faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Clinical Anatomy within the Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. This position will commence July 1, 2020.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach in the medical education curriculum, particularly in the area of clinical anatomy at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Human cadaveric teaching experience is essential. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent research program in either an area of biomedical sciences or in continuing medical education. Applicants are required to have a PhD or equivalent and documented evidence of teaching competence in human gross anatomy. Postdoctoral research experience is an asset. Previous experience with educational technology in the classroom and laboratory is an asset. The successful applicant will have access to the Faculty of Medicine’s state-of-the art Anatomage table allowing 3D rendering of 4 cadavers (the only one in Atlantic Canada), 10 Sonosite ultrasound machines for point of care ultrasound training and teaching, 4 Downdraft tables for dissections and wet specimens, plus embalming table. Access to The Body Works Collection of plastinated anatomical specimens will be made available to the successful candidate:

Existing research strengths of the Division include cardiovascular sciences, cancer and development research, immunology and infectious diseases and neurosciences. The BioMedical Sciences Division, the Faculty of Medicine and Memorial University offer an attractive research environment, with core scientific services and r ecently updated facilities including animal care, a fluorescence-activated cell sorting facility, and state-of-the-art technologies in microscopy. Large computational capacity is also available supported by the Atlantic Computing Excellence network (ACEnet).  Collaborative opportunities exist with clinical researchers in Medicine and research groups in the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Computer Sciences and the Ocean Sciences Centre. Additional information regarding the Faculty of Medicine, the Division of BioMedical Sciences and Memorial University of Newfoundland may be found at , , and

The application package should be submitted in one pdf file and include curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier outlining teaching philosophy and anatomy teaching experience, names and contact details of three referees, and a letter of application describing their research plan. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is December 1, 2019.

Applications should be addressed:  Dr. Michael Grant, Office of the Associate Dean, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 3V6.  Electronic submissions via email are preferable.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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