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Assistant Professor (Teaching) - Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology - Faculty of Medicine

McGill University

Position Description

The Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Division of Anatomical Sciences at McGill University invites applications for a full-time, teaching-intensive faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Contract Academic Staff). This is a maternity leave replacement for a one-year term with possibility of renewal.

The successful candidate will be involved in anatomy undergraduate lecture and laboratory teaching for health science and/or health professions programs. Additionally, the candidate will assist in the generation of cadaveric prosections and specimen materials for all laboratory undergraduate teaching.

The Department has an impressive record of groundbreaking discoveries and acclaimed scientists going back over 150 years. The Division of Anatomical Sciences coordinates the instruction of human anatomy for a diverse group of undergraduate, graduate and professional students. For more information visit www.mcgill.ca/anatomy/ and www.mcgill.ca/anatomy/division-anatomical-sciences .

Job Duties

Candidates will be expected to be able to integrate basic anatomical sciences into a clinical context, coordinate undergraduate level courses, instruct upper year medical and dental education courses in gross anatomy and serve in university and faculty wide committees related to admissions and curricular design. Additionally, candidates will be expected to participate in the teaching of the International Clinical Dissection Program offered to health professionals across the world over the summer months and assist in coordinating internal anatomy workshops at McGill.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD in Anatomy (or a related/equivalent field), with a strong background and demonstrated excellence in both classroom and laboratory teaching in gross anatomy. Experience with cadaveric laboratory teaching and cadaveric dissection is essential, and experience with course development would be advantageous. Active participation or engagement in independent and collaborative research activities is an asset, particularly related to the fields of health professions education, clinical anatomy and/or the anatomical sciences. Teaching experience in other fields of anatomy such as embryology and histology would be an asset. Lastly, candidates must demonstrate managerial and organizational skills, a proven ability to work in a team, and excellent communication skills in English (written & verbal); French communication skills (verbal) are an asset.

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SUMMARY JOB DETAILS
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Job Type: Contract Academic Staff

Rank: Assistant Professor

Job status: Full-time

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start date: July 1, 2019

Duration: One (1) year with possibility of renewal

Posting period: Applications must be received within thirty (30 days) of the publication date of this posting.

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APPLICATION PROCESS
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Applications must be submitted on-line at: http://www.mcgill.ca/medicine-academic/positionsavailable (Reference #: C-190403)

The following supporting documents are required:

- a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
- a brief teaching dossier which includes a statement of teaching philosophy and an outline of past and proposed scholarly activities (combine to make 1 pdf)
- the names and contact information of three referees
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COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND DIVERSITY
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McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.