Assistant/Associate Professor, Gross Anatomy

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Gross Anatomy
Division School of Medicine
Department Bio-Medical Sciences
Vacancy Number F19-021
Work Location Savannah
Hours per week
Scheduled Hours

Mercer University School of Medicine invites applications for a 12-month non-tenure track assistant or associate professor of Gross Anatomy in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Savannah, GA. The successful candidate will contribute to the departmental teaching mission in a team-oriented environment.

Successful applicants will participate in MUSM’s integrated, interdisciplinary patient-based learning curriculum for medical students. A strong commitment to excellence and scholarship in medical education is expected and the applicant will be expected to facilitate the learning of medical human gross anatomy in a multidisciplinary, case-based, medical curriculum.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent) from an accredited university/college and have prior anatomy teaching experience in a university or professional education program including practical experience in human cadaver dissection. Experience in teaching human gross anatomy using active learning technologies and innovative pedagogical methods of instruction is highly desired. Mercer University recognizes the importance of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Interested candidates must complete the brief online application at and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application, 2) statement of teaching interests and previous experience, 3) current curriculum vitae, and 4) names and contact information for three references.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2018.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category Faculty
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis Monthly
Internal posting only? No
Close Date 01/31/2018
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Mercer University's mission is to teach, to learn, to create, to discover, to inspire, to empower and to serve. Having read this, how do you see yourself fitting in and contributing to the mission?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. References
Optional Documents