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Assistant Profesor of Anatomy
Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine Carbondale

Date Posted Aug. 12, 2019
Title Assistant Profesor of Anatomy
University Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine Carbondale
Carbondale, IL, United States
Department Department of Anatomy
Application Deadline Sep. 6, 2019
Position Start Date Nov. 1, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Anatomy & Applied Anatomy

Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine-Carbondale

The Department of Anatomy, SIU School of Medicine, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level effective November 1, 2019. Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent terminal degree, in neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, basic medical sciences, medicine, or closely related field. Training and previous teaching in neuroscience and clinical neuroanatomy with research and teaching experience that includes Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is required. Teaching experience in a United States medical school or school of osteopathic medicine is also required. Training in other anatomical disciplines including Gross Anatomy, Embryology and Histology is highly preferred. Applicants must have at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience and demonstrated ability to perform independent research. Candidates who are externally funded and/or conducting research that is highly competitive for future external funding are preferred. Preferably, the candidate’s research will complement existing departmental research strengths in neuroscience, neuroanatomy, brain injury, behavior, and neuroimaging research. The candidate will also be directly involved in fostering growth of the SIU Carbondale Center for Integrative Research in Cognitive and Neural Science (CIRCNS). Opportunities for collaboration exist with several basic science and clinical department faculty in the medical school, the SIUC-CIRCNS, a Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders and others across the University including the Rehabilitation Institute and the Psychology Department. The position includes a 100 percent time, 12-month, state-funded salary, research facilities and startup funds. This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. The University has approximately 15,000 students and Carbondale is part of a vibrant community. The region enjoys a variety of organized programs and cultural opportunity for children and adults, numerous lakes, hiking trails, the Shawnee National Forest, an exquisite ‘wine trail’ and is one of the most picturesque areas of the country. Review of applications will begin September 6, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit by mail (U.S. postal service) a letter of introduction/application, a curriculum vita that details education, research, teaching and service experience, descriptions of current research and teaching interests, and should arrange to have at least three reference letters sent (or emailed) to:

Dr. Rich Clough, Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy
SIU School of Medicine Carbondale, MC 6523
1135 Lincoln Drive, SIUC
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-1578

  • SIUC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applicants are welcomed and encouraged and will receive equal consideration.

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  • Rich Clough
    Department of Anatomy
    Southern Illinois University Medicine, Carbondale
    1135 Lincoln Drive, SIUC
    Carbondale, IL 62901


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