Sessional Instructor, Gross Anatomy, Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, Cumming School of Medicine

University of Calgary

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We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

Preferred qualifications include a PhD, MD or MD/PhD, although a combination of qualifications and experience will be considered. The candidate will have experience in teaching anatomy to medical students as evidenced by a record of high quality lecture, small group and lab-based instruction. Selection criteria include academic qualifications, teaching experience, evidence of teaching quality, evidence of scholarly engagement with medical education and educational leadership experience. The ideal candidate will have training in anatomy or a closely-related field at the doctoral level, and will have a strong track record of employing most promising practices in equity, diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility in teaching and learning, along with a demonstrated decolonizing approach to medical education.

Potential applicants should submit a cover letter, academic CV, a statement of educational philosophy (not to exceed 2 pages) and teaching dossier as well as the names of three (3) referees by December 7, 2022 to:

Dr. Sarah Anderson,

Director, Anatomy Education, Undergraduate Medical Education

Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Cumming School of Medicine

University of Calgary

Hospital Drive NW

Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1

Email:[email protected]

Please compile application materials as a single PDF document as review of applications is done electronically.

Please submit your application online via the ‘Apply Now’ link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

Applications received before December 7, 2022 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High , committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected] ).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website . For more information visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine: https://medicine.careers.ucalgary.ca

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca .
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

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