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University of Wisconsin - School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI, United States
24 days ago
University of Wisconsin - School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
24 days ago


The Academic Affairs Department at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is hiring a non-tenured teaching instructor in human anatomy. The candidate will work as part of the anatomy teaching team that is responsible for teaching dissection-based human anatomy to medical, physical therapy, physician assistant, and occupational therapy students as part of rigorous, graduate-level health professions programs. Our collaborative instructional team is committed to excellence in student-centered teaching. We value creative and active instruction through engaging lectures, active teaching in the dissection laboratory, well-designed assessments, and imaginative learning activities.

- Provide in-person instruction in lectures and dissection-based human anatomy labs; supervise and instruct independent study / advanced dissection students; develop and grade formative and summative assessments; provide general course administration including grading, as well as training and supervising instructional aides.
- Create and maintain instructional materials for all courses, including e-textbooks, computer-based modules, instructional videos, photo atlases, and prosected human cadaver specimens.

Provides classroom, online, and/or laboratory instruction associated with more than one lecture or laboratory course, assists with the design and execution of administrative functions associated with academic instruction and the development of pedagogy/andragogy or assessment tools and resources to support quality student learning. Provides for-credit instruction in formats such as classroom, online and/or laboratory settings, including grading. Serves as an instructor of record. 

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

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Required: Ph.D. or other terminal degree required related to anatomy or similar field of study. Prior experience teaching university or graduate-level anatomy, including gross anatomy, histology, neuroanatomy, and/or embryology.

Preferred: Teaching experience in lab, small group, and lecture settings as well as dissection experience in a human cadaver lab. Documented excellence in the teaching of dissection-based human anatomy. Understanding of the principles of effective and inclusive instruction and course design.

Other desired characteristics include:
- an ability to work closely with a team
- excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
- excellent dissection skills
- commitment to continuous improvement of instructional techniques and materials
- commitment to laboratory safety
- proficiency with learning management systems, Microsoft PowerPoint, video production and editing software, multimedia creation software
- ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and a commitment to supporting a diverse student population

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63006541
  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of Wisconsin - School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Position Title: Anatomy Teaching Faculty
  • Job Type: Other / Please Specify
  • Academic Faculty: Life Sciences, Anatomy
  • Affiliates: Teaching
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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