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Anatomy & Embryology Course Director (Teaching Assistant/Associate/Professor)

College of Medicine Rockford
Rockford, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Start date
Oct 11, 2023

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford is seeking a full-time faculty member as an educator of Anatomy and Embryology and course director for first and second-year medical students.

Candidates will be responsible for delivering teaching material on basic principles needed for the practice of clinical medicine in anatomy and embryology. Candidates will need to collaborate closely with other anatomy and embryology faculty across the college to develop course materials and strategize innovative methods for teaching content.  The selected individual must be able to teach all components of anatomy and embryology at a level relevant to an M1 and M2 student. The selected individual will also have administrative responsibilities, including coordinating with other courses, generating appropriate evaluation tools, and serving as a course director for an integrated discipline course on the local campus. Candidates will have the option to participate in research throughout the college based on interest. The successful candidate will engage in curriculum development and integration with the clinical sciences, working collaboratively with like-minded and talented individuals across the University of Illinois College of Medicine campuses, which include Rockford, Chicago, and Peoria.

The University of Illinois College of Medicine, with its regional campuses, is one of the largest medical schools in the United States. The University offers outstanding opportunities for developing its students, faculty, and staff. Rockford, a progressive mid-sized metropolitan area in northern Illinois, is located approximately 85 miles west of Chicago. The city features an award-winning park system, several gardens showcasing diverse flora and landscapes, a prominent art museum along with other art-related attractions, a vibrant theater scene, a revitalized downtown, a river walk, a minor league hockey team, numerous golf courses, affordable living, a diverse dining scene, and convenient access to other major Midwest cities.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D., or MD/DO, or its foreign equivalent. Degrees in anatomy and embryology are preferred. Previous experience in teaching collegiate or medical school courses is required.  Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. 

APPLICATION Instructions

To apply, visit, include a cover letter, CV, and list three professional references.

We will begin reviewing applications on or around Monday, November 6th, 2023, with full consideration given to those received by this date. However, we continue to welcome applications until Monday, December 4th, 2023.

Fullest consideration date: Monday, November 6th, 2023, at 6:00 pm (Central Standard Time)
The search committee will review applications received before this date for early action.

Final date:  Monday, December 4th, 2023, at 6:00 pm (Central Standard Time)
Applications received through Monday, December 4th, 2023, at 600 p.m. CST, will be accepted and reviewed until finalist candidates have been identified.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit

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