Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow

Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/27/2022 1:10 PM)
Job ID
College of Osteopathic Medicine
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
College of Osteopathic Medicine



New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) seeks a Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow for the Department of Anatomy. 


NYITCOM’s Anatomy Department includes 9 full-time faculty with active research programs in biomechanics, evolution and development, and neurosensory anatomy. The successful applicant will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities including: a visualization center equipped with micro-CT scanner and Amira workstations; a fresh tissue laboratory for histology and staining; an embryology laboratory for in vivo experiments; a microscopy facility with confocal microscopes; both human and animal gait labs for collecting kinematic, kinetic, energetic, and EMG data; a fully staffed animal care facility, and the Center for Biomedical Innovation for robotics, VR, AR, and 3D printing. NYITCOM enjoys close proximity to major research institutions such as the American Museum of Natural History and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.


For further information regarding the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Department of Anatomy please visit:  


The Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow is a 3-year position in the Anatomy Department at NYITCOM.

Appointment to this position includes $3,000 per year to support research activities.


The position is available to start September 01, 2023.  Preference will be given to applications received by January 23rd, 2023. Please contact for any questions about the position.



The successful applicant will teach cadaver-based, human anatomy labs to medical students as well as engage in anatomical research. It is expected that equal effort will be devoted to teaching and research. The successful applicant is also expected to develop independent research projects, mentor osteopathic medical students on some of these projects, and apply for necessary funding.



The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.


Although the research area is not specified, applicants with a research focus that complements and/or supports ongoing research of anatomy faculty are preferred.




To apply please submit:


Curriculum Vitae

Research statement (2-page maximum; double-spaced) with specific interests and how they might align with those of Department of Anatomy faculty member(s) and/or complement/build-upon existing research in the Department of Anatomy.

Teaching statement (2-page maximum; double-spaced)

Contact information for 3-5 professional references including e-mail addresses. (Reference letters are not required at this time)


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New York Institute of Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth and provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits program inclusive of  generous paid time off, holidays, tuition remission, and retirement plans with employer contributions.



New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



The health and safety of our community is the highest priority.  As such, New York Institute of Technology is requiring all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment. Requests for reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons will be reviewed and considered in accordance with applicable law.

Other Information

In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills, geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market, organizational considerations and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer.

Minimum Salary

USD $58,500.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $60,000.00/Yr.


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