Non Tenure Instructional Faculty (Anatomist/Medical Educator) - Office of Educational Affairs, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Non Tenure Instructional Faculty (Anatomist/Medical Educator) - Office of Educational Affairs, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001C6

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston,Office of Educational Programs, is seeking an Anatomist/Medical Educator. This is a full-time, non-tenured instructional (NTI) track faculty position. The successful candidate will join a team of anatomy educators whose primary responsibilities involve teaching human anatomy as a part of the Foundations of Medical Science course to the first-year medical students, as well as guiding independent dissection projects in the elective anatomy courses for fourth-year medical students planning to apply to surgery, pathology, or radiology residencies. Anatomy education at McGovern Medical School is taught using a combination of cadaver dissections, prosections, 3D models, and virtual anatomy technology. Anatomy teaching is also supplemented with diagnostic imaging.

Position Key Accountabilities:

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic candidate with strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills who has demonstrated success as an educator in a collaborative, team-based work environment. A record of scholarly activity should be demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications, presentations, curricula, and regional and national committee work.

Primary responsibilities will include supervising students in the dissection lab, but will also include didactic sessions, such as lectures and small groups. The candidate will also contribute to curriculum development and the creation of educational materials and experiences for a wide range of learners throughout various programs. As a faculty member, University service on committees will be expected.


  • Doctoral degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent) in anatomy or a related field.

  • 3 years of experience in didactic and dissection-based teaching in the full regional spectrum of medical gross anatomy is required.

  • Experience in teaching related disciplines in anatomical sciences (e.g., histology, embryology) is desirable

This is an open-rank position. McGovern Medical School faculty appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.