Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Job ID 2020-1179
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Regular Full-Time


Full-time Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position


Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track 12-month position at the Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellowship level in the discipline of Anatomy as a member of the Clinical Anatomy/OPP Department, Colorado campus.


The successful applicant will be experienced at delivering lectures in Human Clinical Gross Anatomy and conducting Gross Anatomy cadaveric dissection laboratories, and will apply these skills in our Master’s of Biomedical Sciences, Physician’s Assistant, and Osteopathic Medicine Programs.


Faculty rank will be at the Instructor level and salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience; a degree at the doctoral level is required.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To be considered applicants should submit a current curriculum vita, a summary of career objectives, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy.


RVU offers a full benefits package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.


The campus of Rocky Vista University is located in Parker, CO, 20 minutes from Denver, CO. Rocky Vista University is committed to the education of health professionals who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine and demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives, while providing ethical, compassionate, holistic, and culturally competent medical care to their patients.


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



  1. Prepare and deliver clinically-oriented lectures to Physician Assistant and Master’s of Biomedical Science students.
  2. Assess student performance by preparing and administering quizzes, written exams, and laboratory practicals.
  3. Work closely with Physician Assistant and Master’s in Biomedical Sciences Program faculty to engage in curricular development and implementation.
  4. May participate in the education and instruction of medical students and other health care professional students as determined by department chair, while providing mentorship and motivation for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, and hands-on lab sessions.
  5. Participate in inter-professional educational activities with RVU students and students from other programs or other universities.
  6. Participate in service to the university community and students through serving on committees and task forces as appointed.
  1. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students when appropriate and provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of RVU’s three degree programs meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 in the specialty field.
  4. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  5. Demonstrate and act as a role model in ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  6. Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university 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.
  7. Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of its mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the CO Campus Dean or his/her designee.



  1. Experience preparing and delivering clinically oriented anatomy lectures to health professional students and/or medical students.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and competence with gross anatomy cadaveric dissection and instruction in a laboratory setting.
  3. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers



  1. PhD in anatomy or related field from an accredited program.
  2. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisors.
  3. Exceptional professionalism and communication skills.



  1. At least 1 year of academic and teaching experience in a medical school or allied health professional setting
  1. Possess at least 1 year of experience teaching cadaveric dissection-based human gross anatomy.


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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