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Full-Time Faculty: Anatomist

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Work type: Faculty, Full-Time
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Healthcare/Medical/Nursing

Job Title: Full-Time Faculty: Anatomist

Reporting Relationship: Dean, School of Health Sciences

Unit: National & Global

Department: SHS-Occupational Therapy Program

Campus Location: Ott Hall of Sciences & Nursing

Summary of Position:    Indiana Wesleyan University School of Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position teaching within our Occupational Therapy Doctorate and Physical Therapy Doctorate Programs. This position is well suited for a candidate who has specific education and research focus in anatomical sciences, including gross anatomy, cadaver dissection and neuroanatomy, and will manage our state-of-the-art cadaver lab.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other faculty on curriculum development in a team-based environment. 
  • Faculty duties fall under several areas: teaching, scholarly work, service, faith-integration, and advising/mentorship. 
  • Mentor students in research projects in the applicant’s area of expertise. 
  • Preparation and presentation of individual lectures. 
  • Course syllabus management, contents review. 
  • Development and administration of formative and summative assessments. 
  • Contribute to the development, administration and grading of course evaluations. 
  • Maintain appropriate office hours as required. 
  • Serve on committees and provide administrative support at the behest of the dean and request of the Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Program Directors. 
  • Experience in higher education teaching, gross anatomy lab instruction and dissection, evidence of teaching excellence and familiarity with technology and LMS are required.
  • Participates in Commencement and White Coat ceremonies. 
  • Supervision of student teaching assistants. 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • PhD degree in the anatomical sciences, or equivalent, from an accredited institution of higher learning.


  • Three (3) to five (5) years teaching experience at an accredited institute of higher learning.
  • Independent cadaver dissection and preparation of anatomy instructional material.

Required Skills

  • Commitment to teaching excellence is required.
  • Oversee the state-of-the-art gross anatomy laboratory.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of Anatomy / Cadaver Sciences within healthcare.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.



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