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Chief of Med Illustration Service Duties

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This is specialized and skilled art work in the preparation of illustrations and directing the activities of the Medical Illustration Services.

Work involves planning and directing the activities of the Medical Illustration Services section to meet institutional needs and providing support to the schools of the college. Work also involves performing a variety of illustrative tasks requiring a basic knowledge of science and graphic presentation, as well as considerable skill in portraying scientific facts accurately and precisely. An employee of this class supervises and prepares drawings for inclusion in publications or for use in instructing students. Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative superior, but the employee is expected to exercise considerable independence on technical assignments. Work is reviewed through conferences and by evaluation of the quality of services provided.


Plans and directs the activities of the section; supervises and participates in the work of subordinates; prepares budget; supervises the maintenance of records.

Sketches and draws scientific procedures, anatomical specimens, and microscopic structures of human and animal tissues; completes drawings in various illustrative media; letters and lays out charts, tables, and plans to accompany research publications or for instructional purposes; plots and letters graphs.

Makes sketches of cell structures; makes slides of tissues to be used for class instruction; prepares anatomical, histological, and other medical and surgical drawings for publication.

Prepares drawings, charts, and diagrams for publication in scientific journals and for lantern slides for lectures and demonstrations; keeps files and records related to the work performed or to the collection of specimens, charts, drawings, and related materials.

Performs related work as required.

Graduation from a four year college or university with specialization in art, drawing, or drafting and including courses in the biological sciences, preferably supplemented by graduate level courses in medical illustration; and some experience in a position requiring factual graphic presentation; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Considerable knowledge of the artistic media applicable to the illustration of scientific subjects.

Some knowledge of the major branches of medical science.

Some knowledge of supervisory techniques.

Ability to portray accurately and in detail the specimens of facts involved.

Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of subordinates.



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