The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic
Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate
Professor of Anatomy. KYCOM is ranked #1 by US News and World
Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in
rural areas and #5 in medical schools with the most graduates in
practicing primary care. With nearly 550 students, faculty and
staff are committed to teaching and learning, innovation, and the
success of medical education.
This full-time position is under the supervision of the
Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences, with direct responsibility
for teaching, scholarly activity/research and service in the
discipline of Anatomy. While the primary faculty appointment is in
the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, there may also be a
secondary faculty appointment in the Kentucky College of Optometry.
Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a
university setting and the ability to work effectively with others
in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.
- Teaching one or more of the Anatomical Science courses (Gross
Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Neuroscience) and includes
preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives,
PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
- Participates in and recommends curriculum development and
- Engages in research and other scholarly activities.
- Provides counseling and guidance for the students.
- Serves on assigned Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
(KYCOM), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), and the University
of Pikeville committees.
- Attends university events such as Commencement, White Coat
Ceremony, new student orientation, and University of Pikeville
- Participates in Faculty Development.
- Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM.
- Establishes mutual respect with students through effective and
timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and
feedback on work completed.
- Other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean.
- PhD in Anatomy or closely related field.
Position requires daily professional contact with faculty,
staff, supervisor, campus departments, and students. These
relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and
The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a
competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and
life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition
waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care
accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid
Important Notes: Resume and other
application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the
required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that
you meet the required qualifications, your application materials
will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified
candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications,
competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and
The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and
productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this
goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants
being considered for employment. Background investigations include
a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial
and/or motor vehicle history.
The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer
committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and
staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the
basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities
in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of
For more information about the University of Pikeville, please
Interested applicants should complete the online application by
visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to
the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to
their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the
contact information for three to five professional references.