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Opportunity to grow

East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine is seeking candidates to fill a faculty position in the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology ( Successful applicants for this position will have expertise in teaching cadaveric dissection-based human gross anatomy. Candidates with expertise in teaching medical histology or neuroanatomy are highly encouraged to apply. Both positions are teaching-oriented and do not require research experience, although there will be ample opportunities to engage in research collaborations within the department. Please note that our teaching team will provide training opportunities to advance candidates’ teaching portfolio.

The successful applicant will join a collegial and cohesive team of gross anatomy, embryology, histology, and neuroscience teaching faculty in a department that recognizes the importance of faculty teaching. Early career applicants receive mentorship by senior faculty with the goal of moving them into leadership positions (e.g., course directorships). Interest in developing innovative instructional methods and tools, including state-of-the-art digital technologies, is desired, as is service at the institutional and school levels.

About Brody School of Medicine 

The Brody School of Medicine has the most diverse student body in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report. ECU’s expanding health science campus also supports training of physical therapist, physician assistant, nursing, dental, and nurse anesthetist students, and the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology is providing anatomy teaching to all of these colleges and programs. The planned addition of a new medical education building at the ECU Health Science Campus will support further growth of our medical education programs. The successful candidate will thus find a stimulating and challenging environment that will reward innovative teaching engagement with a diverse group of students.E

Location & Remuneration 

ECU is located in Greenville, NC, a mid-sized community of about 100k residents. The cost of living is relatively low, with a median price of $240k. Fine dining is available throughout the city, including the newly revitalized Uptown area in the historic warehouse district, with its unique shops and microbreweries. The arts are well supported within the community, including the Greenville Museum of Art and several ECU-sponsored performing arts centers, community theatres, and festivals. Local residents’ sculptures are regular sightings around the community.

Greenville was voted Sportstown USA in 2008 and maintains its reputation of a wide variety of sporting opportunities. Using several access points in the city such as Riverpark North or the newly opened Wildwood Park, you can put a boat into the Tar River and cruise all the way to the intercoastal waterway. In addition to being beloved for its mild climate, Greenville is only 1.5-2 hours away from the intercoastal waterway and famous NC beaches, and a day’s drive from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and Asheville, NC.


Please contact Dr. John Smith for more information:
(, the chair of our search committee 
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