Manager, Anatomy Lab

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 position as the Manager of the Anatomy Lab 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.


- Manages the Center for Anatomical Sciences and Medical Imaging and oversees the general operations including cadaver care, instructional activities, general cleanliness, and maintenance of electronics and equipment for optimal instructional and research purposes.

- Manages and works closely with the anatomy laboratory technicians by allocating them duties and overseeing their daily work schedules.

- Ensures that all the electronic devices and equipment are mechanically sound. - Ensures the facility is equipped with the necessary safety equipment and that equipment is in good working condition.

- Manages the RUSM Donor Program and oversees the maintenance and handling of cadavers for faculty demonstration.

- Consults with the responsible faculty or the course directors on the requirements for lab sessions and practical exams.

- Performs any other duties assigned by the department chair.


Completes other duties as assigned.


- Bachelor’s degree required, post-graduate qualification preferred

- Two years of experience in a similar position preferred

- Knowledge and or certificates related to health and safety and general lab policies and processes preferred

- Willingness to teach, or learn to teach, in gross anatomy laboratory a plus

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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