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Open Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty, Human Gross Anatomy - Department of Biomedical Sciences

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 25, 2022

Job Details

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track or tenured position at the assistant, associate or full professor level to contribute to the instructional offerings in human gross anatomy. This position will entail teaching gross anatomy to first- and second-year medical students in an integrated curriculum. Teaching formats at CMSRU include lecture, small-group active learning, and cadaveric dissection laboratory sessions. Additional academic responsibilities will include advising and mentoring students in the development of scholarly projects; assessing, reviewing, and evaluating student educational activities and progress; and serving on university and departmental committees.

The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded, sustainable program for independent research in the candidate’s area of interest. Start-up funds and competitive salary are offered.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D., M.D., D.O. or equivalent terminal degree in biomedical sciences or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum two years teaching experience in human gross anatomy in a medical, dental, and/or allied health professional school
  • Minimum two years of cadaveric dissection experience in a medical, dental, and/or allied health professional school
  • Record of scholarly activity or training including peer-reviewed publications commensurate with career stage
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Active current research program as evidenced by the number and quality of recent peer-reviewed publications and/or funding
  • Teaching histology in a medical, dental and/or allied health professional school
  • Experience with small group teaching (TBL, PBL, Clinical Case-Based Learning)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of multidisciplinary faculty
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University is committed to fostering excellence in teaching and in multidisciplinary research. The department consists of 27 faculty with expertise in a wide range of disciplines, from molecular and cell biology to anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, and pathology. Our goal is the advancement of learning and knowledge through multidisciplinary scholarship, and delivery of the basic science curriculum for medical, graduate, and undergraduate students. We as a department are committed to academic excellence, diversity, equity, and inclusion among our faculty, staff, and students.

CMSRU is the only four-year M.D. degree-granting medical school in southern New Jersey. Our medical education building is located in Camden, NJ, close to Philadelphia, in the heart of the Cooper Health Sciences Campus. More information on CMSRU can be found at .

CMSRU is part of Rowan University, a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with approximately 23,000 students. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report. More information on CMSRU can be found at .

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply online at Rowan University’s Career Site ( ) and complete the online application and include the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of scholarly/research interests including applicants future research goals and plans for achieving external funding for achieving those goals
  • Names and contact information of three references from whom the applicant has requested letters of support
Application review will begin on November 28, 2022 and continue until position is filled. For priority consideration, please apply by November 28, 2022. Although flexible, the expected start date for this position is the Spring of 2023.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:


Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.


Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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