Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Tenure-Track Appointment (Human Anatomy and Physiology)
Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Department beginning August 2024, specializing in human anatomy and/or physiology. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in human anatomy and physiology (lecture and laboratory components) and upper-level courses in anatomy or physiology that support student success in applying for a variety of health professions programs or research careers. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year, which could be either classroom or laboratory courses, conducting a dynamic research program, advising majors, and actively participating in the governance of the department and college. The successful candidate may also have opportunities to teach in the broader college curriculum through interdisciplinary courses and our First-Year Seminar program.
We seek a colleague who has a genuine interest in inclusive excellence in teaching, research, and advising/mentoring undergraduate students. Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in human anatomy, human physiology, or a related discipline. Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, scholarship, and/or governance that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community. Candidates are expected to become high-quality teachers and productive researchers, and Gettysburg College provides support through start-up funds, departmental and external faculty mentorship, department-specific tenure and promotion guidelines, internal professional development funding, and family-friendly policies.
The Gettysburg College Health Sciences Department considers the diversity of its students, staff, and faculty to be of critical importance to its educational mission. As a department we are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment that welcomes, supports, and respects all of its members, from all backgrounds and experiences. Each member is critical to developing a community that values the diversity of experiences including but not limited to race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, disability, and place of origin. The faculty and staff work to connect with and support each member of our community and expect all others to do the same in developing an environment that is not only free from harassment, exploitation, intimidation, and discrimination, but that explicitly promotes the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: https://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/5174, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and the current email addresses for three professional references (at least one of whom can comment on your teaching ability). Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Review of complete applications will begin on October 16, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Amy Dailey at email@example.com.
Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. Applicants can learn more about the College and the Department at https://www.gettysburg.edu/academic-programs/health-sciences/. Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrim...ination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.