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Director of Undergraduate Education in Anatomy

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Description and Detail


The Ohio State University seeks an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor applicant for an open faculty position as Director of Undergraduate Education within the Division of Anatomy, Department of Biomedical Education & Anatomy at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Qualified candidates are expected to have earned a doctorate in Anatomy and possess a strong record of excellence in undergraduate education, administration and pedagogy.  The candidate should have at least 3-5 years teaching experience with expertise in Anatomy and Physiology and be capable of teaching: 1) gross anatomy, 2) physiology, 3) neuroanatomy, 4) histology and 5) embryology. Successful candidates are expected to have a strong academic history of scholarly activity that includes peer-reviewed publications and/or textbooks commensurate with their level of development. Academic appointment will be made based upon the candidate’s background and level of experience in teaching and administering undergraduate anatomy education and subject to Ohio State University College of Medicine criterion for appointment.  Our goal is to create an integrated undergraduate experience, including lecture, lab, and peer mentoring. The Director of Undergraduate Education will develop, prepare, teach, and administer Anatomy & Physiology courses for over 1600 undergraduate students/year with the support of undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants.




  • Full-time teaching load in undergraduate Human Anatomy and Physiology including gross anatomy, physiology, neuroanatomy, histology, and embryology.
  • Full-time administration of undergraduate education in the Division of Anatomy including oversight of 40+ undergraduate teaching assistants and 3-5 graduate teaching assistants.
  • Mentor undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional students in research projects in the applicant’s area of expertise.
  • Creative curricular modifications of current undergraduate courses.
  • Review Anatomy & Physiology transfer credits for other programs.




  • Doctorate in the anatomical sciences or equivalent.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants with 3-5 years instructional experience.



About Anatomy at The Ohio State University


The mission of the Division of Anatomy is to provide innovative, world-class research and educational opportunities in the Anatomic Sciences. This mission is supported by four core values that include: 1) support research development and innovation in pedagogy, 2) educate with integrity and enthusiasm, 3) mentor with compassion and purpose, and 4) foster productive collaborations on all levels. Our goal is to create an open, collegial and diverse working environment where the academic growth and development of all faculty, staff and students is supported.


Construction of a new Anatomy Institute at the Ohio State University College of Medicine will be completed in January of 2022. This highly innovative and IT- enhanced space will include a new 3,750 square-foot morgue with seven independent laboratory spaces for undergraduate, graduate, medical and dental anatomy as well as specialized laboratories for undergraduate, outreach and medical and dental continuing education programming. The Anatomy Institute represents the first component of a new Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center that will be completed in 2024 as part of an innovative model for health sciences education, which will create an environment that fosters the experiences and opportunities necessary for individuals to grow and become tomorrow’s health care leaders.


The new Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center will include the construction of a new 59,400 square-foot Classroom Wing and back renovation of historic Hamilton Hall providing a 225,000 square-foot inter-professional learning facility composed of 33 interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art technology enhanced classrooms, 6,000 square foot student forum, 125-seat Grand Reading Room, 75-person computer center for interdisciplinary student-faculty use and numerous private study rooms and small collaboration spaces. This space will also include new office space designed to house the College of Medicine Biomedical Education and Anatomy leadership, faculty and staff including specifically designed office space for Anatomy Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Assistants. The four-story glass atrium health sciences forum will overlook a newly designed Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Quadrangle that will provide an outdoor focal point that unites medical, dental, nursing, optometry and the allied health sciences into a truly interdisciplinary health sciences campus


Ohio State’s campus in Columbus, Ohio is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. More than 55,000 students select from 14 colleges, 175 undergraduate majors and 240 masters, doctoral, and professional degree programs. The Ohio State University is ranked among the top-20 public universities in the country and includes a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. The Ohio State University offers nearly limitless opportunities for academic growth, collaboration and innovation.


Located in the heart of affordable and family-friendly Columbus, Ohio, The Ohio State University faculty enjoy the vibrant and diverse social and cultural base of Ohio’s largest metropolitan community. Letter of application that includes a statement of teaching and research focus, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference should be submitted to The Ohio State University, Room 279, Hamilton Hall, 1645 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210. Applications may also be emailed to Mrs. Melody Barton at

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