Professional Officer (Anatomy)

Location: SIT@Dover
Division: Professional Officers
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract

The Professional Officer acts as a first line facilitator to SIT’s students on hands-on and practical activities such as labs, student projects and IWSP to enhance the students’ technical problem solving skills and increase their preparedness for industry.   

Key Responsibilities
  • At the start of joining SIT, work with faculty in the development, design, planning and set-up of laboratories for teaching and research activities.  This may involve activities to plan, procure and subsequently manage equipment in the lab, provide training to staff and students on usage of specific laboratory equipment as well as development of lab manuals.  
  • Professional officer may lead practical classes related to human anatomy. 
  • Guide students on the usage of relevant equipment during projects.  This may include the possibility of co-supervision of students in their projects and laboratory assignments as a part of applied learning.  Assessment of students may form part of the responsibilities.
  • When innovation project opportunities arise, participate in the project/s together with faculty and students. 
  • In consultation with faculty member, prepare, dissect, photograph and create multimedia resources to be used as anatomical learning tools, such as three dimensional atlas images.
  • Carry out Risk Assessment, and ensure compliance with Work, Safety and Health Regulations in the laboratories.

Job Requirements
  • Have deep, hands-on competence in leading Human Anatomy practical classes with cadaveric specimens.  
  • Have at least 5 years of work experience in human anatomy, good knowledge of gross anatomy is essential.   
  • Have a degree in Anatomy or Medicine/ from a recognized University.
  • Professional Officers appointed at senior levels may have managerial responsibilities.
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