SOMA – Assistant Professor Anatomy

first_imgA.T. Still University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona(ATSU-SOMA) seeks applications for an assistant professor ofAnatomy on the Mesa, Arizona campus. This position reports to theAnatomy department chair. The assistant professor of Anatomy willdevelop and deliver anatomy curriculum to students from SOMA. Theywill provide basic science of anatomy and the clinically-relevantcontent of the anatomy curriculum, as a priority, to SOMA’s medicalstudents. A primary responsibility will be the focus on thedevelopment of technologically-dependent curricula using a varietyof software to enhance the anatomy curricula by emphasizingclinically-relevant anatomy as a priority over the classicalmemorization of anatomical structures.Target start date: July 2021.Major Job Duties:1. Primarily develop curricula using a variety oftechnologies.2. Deliver curricula to students.3. Develop and deliver clinically-oriented curricula in the VirtualAnatomy Lab.4. Participate in the on-going assessment of students (i.e.,testing).5. Work with other anatomy faculty to delivery and prepare contentfor the cadaver lab.6. Assist lab technician, if requested, in the set-up and take-downof lab supplies before, and after, each lab session asrequired.7. Participate in the school’s requirements in scholarlyactivities, service, committee work, and research asrequired.Skills/Requirements:Terminal degree in Anatomy (PhD), or MD/DO (degree either obtainedor in progress with an expected graduation date prior to theexpected position start date) with relevant anatomicalexperience/exposure.The successful applicant will possess a knowledge of humanclinically-related anatomy. In addition, skills in contentgeneration software (Adobe products: Captivate, Presenter,Photoshop, etc.) and Microsoft Office products. Typing speed of 60wpm (minimum) is expected. Learning to use the existing school’svirtual anatomy software is also required. Knowledge of assessmentsoftware, exam-item writing for high-stakes examinations.The applicant should have experience in the clinical use of anatomyas demonstrated by prior experience as an Anatomy instructor,Physical Therapist (DPT), Physician’s Assistant, Surgeon, orRadiologist. Emphasis will be placed on the understanding and useof technology in the delivery of clinically-relevant anatomyeducation is preferred.Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; highemotional intelligence. The ability to work with colleagues inhigher education and deliver curricular content to up to 160students.Because this is a non-clinical position (no direct patient-careresponsibilities), current state medical licensure is not required;however, if current medical licensure is in existence, at time ofhire, maintaining licensure will be required and CME requirements,as designated by the appropriate state medical licensing board, tomaintain said licensure will be required.last_img

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