Assistant / Associate Professor of Anatomy

Job ID 2021-1429
Job Locations
Budgeted Salary Range
$83,000 (minimum) - $119,000 (midpoint) per year

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Ivins, UT has an immediate opening for an

Assistant / Associate Professor of Anatomy


To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.




The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan.   RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.


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


RVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Primary Purpose

Participate in teaching, service, scholarly activities at RVU-SU campus in Ivins, UT. Teaching will include lectures as assigned in gross anatomy, embryology, histology, and neuroanatomy as well as assisting in dissection-based gross anatomy labs.

Essential Job Functions

  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 academic program and department committees; providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students; and 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 university’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment programs.
  6. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that RVU students meet the standards established by the faculty and university, and obtain information on the knowledge, skills and competency established.
  7. Participate in the assessment or evaluation of, and provide feedback to, other members of the faculty as part of the university’s 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 the university and communities, and scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency within your 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 (e.g. course/system coordinator), providing patient care if applicable, community service, and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  12. Build a culture that respects, values, and promotes diversity by recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining diverse talent within an atmosphere of access, equity, and inclusion.
  13. Other duties as assigned by the Dean's Office, the President's Office, or his/her designee.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  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.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Terminal degree (DO, MD, 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  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.


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.


Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021


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. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and /or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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