Postdoc job opening

WashU anatomy is a great place to be! The position offers an opportunity to gain experience teaching in a top ranked Medical School anatomy course and to conduct research in the Department of Neuroscience. The anatomy faculty within the Dept. of Neuroscience enjoy strong affiliations with Washington University department of Anthropology.

If you have a background in anatomy teaching and are interested in working on craniodental morphometrics, paleoneurology, or other aspects of biological anthropology, I invite you to apply to work in the Allen Lab:

Anatomy Teaching Postdoc Position: Washington University School of Medicine

The Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow with experience in, and enthusiasm for, the teaching of Human Anatomy to first year medical students in the course “The Human Body: Anatomy, Embryology & Imaging”. Teaching experience in other anatomically related fields, such as Neuroscience and/or Histology, while not required, would be desirable.

Washington University School of Medicine offers many exciting opportunities for research collaborations and it is expected that the applicant will pursue research within a laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience.

Preference will be given to research areas of current faculty including Biological Anthropology, Paleoanthropology, Cranial and/or Dental Morphometrics, Bioinformatics, Comparative Neurobiology and other aspects of Neuroscience.

Appointment, with annual review, may be for up to three years. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and have experience in teaching cadaver-based Human Anatomy.

Applicants should send a letter summarizing teaching and research experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Glenn Conroy ( Applications will be evaluated by a search committee, with final appointment approved by the Department Chairman.

Position start date is July 1, 2016. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Please submit all materials before Feb. 28, 2016.

Further information about the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine can be found at