Post-Doctoral Fellowship Structural Medicine

Location: Parker, CO
Date Posted: 04-23-2018
Full-time Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track 12-month position at the Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellowship level in the discipline of Anatomy as a member of the Department of Structural Medicine, Colorado campus.
The successful applicant will be experienced at delivering lectures in Human Clinical Gross Anatomy and conducting Gross Anatomy cadaveric dissection laboratories in our Masters of Biomedical Sciences and Physician’s Assistant Programs.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a current curriculum vita, a summary of career objectives, teaching interests and philosophy, and a list of at least three references.
RVU offers a full benefits package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.
The campus of Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM) is located in Parker, CO, 20 minutes from Denver, CO. Rocky Vista University is committed to the education of health professionals who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine, demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives, while providing ethical, compassionate, holistic and culturally competent medical care to their patients.
Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.
  1. Prepare and deliver clinically-oriented lectures to physician assistant students and masters of biomedical science students
  2. Assess student performance by preparing and administering quizzes, written exams, and laboratory practicals.
  3. Work closely with Physician Assistant and Masters in Biomedical Sciences Program faculty to engage in curricular development and implementation.
  4. May participate in the education and instruction of medical students and other health care professional students as determined by department chair while providing mentorship and motivations for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, and hands-on lab sessions.
  5. Participate in inter-professional educational activities with RVU students and students from other programs or other universities.
  6. Participate in service to the university community and students through serving on committees and task forces as appointed. 
  7. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students when appropriate and provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the COM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
  8. Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  9. Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
  10. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  11. Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  12. Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  13. Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of its mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
  14. Other duties as assigned by the CO Campus Dean or his/her designee.
  1. Experience preparing and delivering anatomy lectures to Primary Health students and/or medical students
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and competence with gross anatomy dissection and instruction in a laboratory setting
  3. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers
  1. Physician Assistant (PA) degree or PhD in anatomy or related field from an accredited program
  2. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisors 
  1. Academic and teaching experience in a medical school or allied health professional setting
  2. Exceptional professionalism and communication skills
  3. Possess two years of experience teaching cadaveric dissection-based human gross anatomy
Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.
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