Anatomy Lab Demonstrator - MD program

Job ID
Ross University School of Medicine
Employment Type
Temporary Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Ross University School of Medicine invites applications for a temporary postion as an Anatomy Lab Demonstrator for the Spring 2018 semester (16 weeks) in Knoxville, TN.   Our mission is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians in the United States. Basic science coursework is taught in Dominica and students then complete their clinical studies in the United States. After passing all prerequisite examinations, Ross graduates are licensed to practice medicine in all 50 states of the U.S.  


Education is the primary focus of the faculty.  The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester.  Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year.  Effective teachers are sought, particularly individuals who are interested in improving medical education and who work well on a team. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.


As an Anatomy Laboratory Demonstrator you will be responsible for a maximum of 20 hours per week of instruction in the Gross Anatomy Laboratory to 1st and 2nd semester medical students. In addition, you would be called upon to perform other duties, which may be of benefit to the students of RUSM including proctoring and tutoring as requested by the Anatomy Department Chair or Dean. Responsibilities will also include possible prosection and dissection of specimens for student use and instruction.  You will also be required to facilitate at least two (2) Problem Based Learning Sessions (PBL) per semester.


Completes other duties as assigned.



  • M.A. in Anatomy or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge of gross anatomy
  • Prior experience with cadaveric anatomy laboratory instruction
  • Ability to relate anatomical concepts to clinical scenarios
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Strong teaching skills and experience or evidence of potential
  • Desire for self-improvement
  • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.


RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.


In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.




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