Assistant Professor-Anatomy

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The Department of Medical Education within Creighton University’s School of Medicine is seeking a 12-month, full-time, Assistant Professor-Anatomy faculty role. Responsibilities of the position include the team-teaching of anatomy to medical, physician assistant, graduate and other health profession students. 

Successful candidates will participate in lectures, labs, small-group interactive sessions and student assessments. The Department of Medical Education is a new department within Creighton University School of Medicine serving as an academic home to those whose careers are devoted to teaching. The major focus of the Department is excellence in teaching, however, scholarship is crucial to intellectual development in an academic community and faculty are expected to maintain scholarly activity which promotes the advancement of medical science or the intellectual development of others. 

We seek candidates who demonstrate a team focus, passion for student engagement and a desire to advance the mission of the Department and School of Medicine. We encourage applications from qualified individuals representing all backgrounds and faith traditions who identify with our mission and can contribute to our distinctive academic traditions. 

Please note, rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Potential candidates are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:

Ph.D., or equivalent terminal degree (ABD candidates will be considered if PhD completed by the start of the 2019 academic year);
Experience teaching gross human anatomy is preferred;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
Strong collaborative/teamwork ability to motivate, and inspire at all levels of the organization;
Ability to foster student and staff learning, development, and decision making in support of goals, success, wellness, and needs;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;
Mission/Service and results oriented;
Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications;
Ability to work at times non-traditional business hours when necessary (i.e. weekends, evening, and/or holiday)

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: Yes (less than 10%)
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes
Working with Animals: No

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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