Assistant/Associate Adjunct Professor

Davis, California
Commensurate with experience
June 02 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy at the University of California at Davis School of Medicine seeks to fill one full-time position in the Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor Series with responsibilities that include: a) The primary teaching responsibility will be both medical and undergraduate gross anatomy. Additional contributions to microscopic anatomy, neuroanatomy, and developmental anatomy would be possible, and b) conducting original research in the field of professional student education, and c) fulfilling service obligations related to the educational mission.

The successful candidate will ultimately have a leadership role in the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as working with other faculty to develop, implement, and assess new pedagogical initiatives. The appointee will also be expected to demonstrate continued professional growth. Examples of professional growth include the following contributions and achievements: a) pedagogical or curricular innovation, b) participation in professional organizations, c) research and publication in the appointee's subject-matter discipline, and d) academic leadership within the department and beyond. Candidates must also be able to work cooperatively and collegially in team-taught courses within a diverse environment and adhere to the University policies and procedures.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or an equivalent professional degree, and have documented success in some or all of the following areas as related to Human Anatomy and Cell Biology: a) innovative teaching methods for large enrollment undergraduate courses, b) use of evidence[1]based teaching practices, and c) the ability to identify, assess, and develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student opulations (i.e., ethnic minority, first generation college students, etc.).


For full consideration applications must be completed by July 6, 2021. However, the position

will remain open until filled through December 31, 2021. Application packages must be submitted online through and should include the following:

• A one-page cover letter detailing qualifications for this position

• CV

• Research Statement

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity

• Statement of Teaching Accomplishments and Philosophy

• 3 – 5 Letters of Recommendation

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