Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA invites applications for two (2) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Physiology (HPHY) beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Program and Position: Vibrant, growing, undergraduate human physiology program (with approximately 235 students) seeks a faculty member to teach in the areas of exercise physiology and/or cellular & molecular physiology. Our department has recently moved to a new state-of-the art facility, lab spaces include an exercise physiology lab, an environmental chamber, cellular & molecular lab and research space, and more. We are seeking a new faculty member with expertise in either of these areas, or with overlapping areas of interest/expertise.
Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, WA, which has approximately 570,000 residents in the metropolitan area. Spokane is located in the heart of the Inland Northwest, serves as a major medical hub for the region, has multiple institutions of higher learning, and offers a variety of outdoor opportunities.
Our department is striving to diversify both our program and our faculty. We strongly encourage women and minorities to apply, and successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity initiatives. We desire to recruit someone with experience, or a well-conceived plan for, engaging and teaching students from a variety of under-represented groups and identities, and integrating diverse perspectives into their teaching. These skills and experiences should be addressed in both the cover letter and in the diversity statement.
At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution. Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits. We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.