Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Memorial University of Newfoundland


Lecturer in BioMedical Sciences

REFERENCE F01948-2019-36


Applications are invited for a limited term position as Lecturer in the area of Clinical Anatomy within the Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. This is a 2-term position commencing January 1, 2020 for the winter term and September 1, 2020 for the fall term.


The successful applicant will be expected to teach in the medical education curriculum, particularly in the area of clinical anatomy at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Human cadaveric teaching experience is essential. Applicants are required to have a MD or PhD or equivalent, and documented evidence of teaching competence in human gross anatomy. Previous experience with educational technology in the classroom and laboratory is an asset. The successful applicant will have access to the Faculty of Medicine’s state-of-the art Anatomage table for 3D rendering of 4 cadavers (the only one in Atlantic Canada), 10 Sonosite ultrasound machines for point of care ultrasound training and teaching, 4 Downdraft tables for dissections and wet specimens, plus embalming table. Access to The Body Works Collection of plastinated anatomical specimens will also be made available to the successful candidate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=d_Nn-rL8HGA


The application package should be submitted in one pdf file and include curriculum vitae, documentation demonstrating anatomy teaching experience, names and contact details of three referees, and a letter of application. 


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin November 25, 2019.


Applications should be addressed:  Dr. Michael Grant, Office of the Associate Dean, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 3V6.  Electronic submissions via email Bms201936@mun.ca are preferable.  


Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact equity@mun.ca.

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