• Gross Anatomy Faculty

    Job ID 2019-1076
    Job Locations
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Southern Utah (RVUCOM-SU) invites applications at all professional ranks for 

    Gross Anatomy Faculty members (2 new positions).


    RVUCOM-SU is committed to the education of osteopathic physicians who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine, and who demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives while providing ethical, compassionate, holistic, and culturally competent osteopathic medical care to their patients.


    The RVUCOM-SU campus is located on 30 acres in Ivins, Utah overlooking the majestic Red Rock Mountains. Ivins is in the southwest corner of the state which is a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to many state and national parks along with a temperate and dry climate which contributes to over 300 days of sunshine yearly. The mild winters and hot summers provide residents with year-round outdoor weather and opportunities to explore.


    All applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and salary requirements. Final applicants will be required to pass drug test and background check.


    PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Participate in teaching, service, scholarly activities at RVUCOM-SU campus in Ivins, UT. Teaching will include lectures in gross anatomy and embryology as well as assisting in dissection-based, human gross anatomy labs.   Special consideration will be given to Embryology and Neuroanatomy expertise.  




    1. Actively participate in the education and instruction of medical students and other health care professional students while providing mentorship and motivations for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, clinical settings, active learning groups, laboratory experience and research opportunities.
    2. Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
    3. Provide professional and clinical services in ascertained clinical settings consistent with training and degree if applicable as assigned.
    4. Provide service to the university community and students through serving on COM and department committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to student, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Department Vice Chair or Department Chair.
    5. Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the colleges ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
    6. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the COM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
    7. Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the colleges ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
    8. Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
    9. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
    10. Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
    11. Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
    12. Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
    13. Other duties as assigned by the SU Campus Dean or his/her designee.




    1. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the area of studied expertise.
    3. Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates.
    4. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.




    1. Terminal degree (D.O., M.D., PhD) with current Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization if applicable.
    2. One (1) year of academic experience as a full time faculty member at a medical school or three (3) years of academic experience as a full time faculty member in an institution of higher education.
    3. Demonstrated productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research or education.
    4. Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
    5. Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.




    1. Two (2) years or academic experience as a full time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine or five (5) years of academic experience as a full time faculty member in an institution of higher education.
    2. Demonstrated leadership experience in professional or educational settings.
    3. Demonstrations of published works of scholarly activity.


    Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

    Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.


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