Assistant Professor, Anatomy - University of Toronto

The Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto St. George campus invites applications for a teaching-stream position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The appointment start date is July 1, 2017.

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in an anatomy-related field by the date of the appointment, or shortly thereafter. Applicants who also have a clinical professional degree (eg. MD, DDS) and experience in a clinical setting will be strongly considered. A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching at the university level is required as demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, the teaching portfolio and student evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. The successful applicant must have experience as a course instructor, a record of excellence in teaching in both small and large enrolment classroom and laboratory settings, teaching-related activities such as curriculum development and student mentoring, and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activity.

Appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream may be renewed annually to a maximum of six years. In the sixth year of service an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream shall be reviewed.

All application materials must be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at:

Three recent letters of reference, which must comment on the applicant's teaching abilities, should be addressed to Professor Cindi Morshead, Chair of the Division of Anatomy, and sent directly by the referee to

All application materials, including the letters of reference, must be received by the closing date of March 28, 2017. Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Cindi Morshead, PhD at

For more information on the Division of Anatomy please visit our homepage at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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