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Faculty – Human Anatomy

Faculty Position – Human Anatomy

NOSM University invites applications for a tenure track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD in human anatomy or a related field.  Candidates must also have experience in teaching human anatomy and have demonstrated innovative teaching methods that enhance student learning.

The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and delivering human anatomy education, should have cadaveric (dissection) experience, and have good knowledge of histology.  The appointment is primarily at the undergraduate medical student level but will also support anatomy curriculum across different programs at NOSM University.

The position will involve working with a team of anatomy instructors and laboratory assistants at the two NOSM University campuses.  The candidate is expected to participate in educational scholarly activities that enhance the scope of their teaching and research abilities.  Research and publications in anatomy would be an important asset.

The applicant must have shown evidence of the ability to teach at the university level and will be expected to contribute to the design of the curriculum at the University. The incumbent will also be expected to contribute to the governance of the Medical Sciences Division and the University.

The successful applicant will be appointed in the Medical Sciences Division and based at the NOSM University Sudbury campus but will be expected to routinely engage in activities at the Thunder Bay campus.

Appointment begins July 1, 2024 or as negotiated. Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin February 23, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.  Further information about the NOSM University is available at The relevant Collective Agreement (Unit 1, OPSEU 677) can be found in the “Labour Relations” section.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, links to publications, a statement of current and prospective research interests, a statement regarding teaching experience and interests, as well as contact information for at least three referees quoting the competition number 20241827TC to Human Resources at:


Fax: (705) 671-3880

Contact Information:

Should you want to learn more about this opportunity, please contact:

Dr. Douglas Boreham, Division Head, Medical Sciences

(705) 662-7175 or email:

The NOSM University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, or require an accessible version this posting, please contact Human Resources via email at

 The NOSM University invites applications from all qualified individuals. NOSM University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

NOSM University needs to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

 “I am a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada”

“I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada but I am legally eligible to work in Canada”

“I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada or otherwise legally eligible to work in Canada”

While all responses are appreciated and will be handled with the strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.