Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer-AT in the Department of Human Physiology beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year. This one-year position has the possibility for annual renewal during a three-year probationary period, after which a rolling, three-year contract may be issued. 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 primarily in the areas of physiology. Gonzaga's campus sits adjacent to downtown Spokane, WA, along the Spokane River in the Inland Northwest's most metropolitan region. We exist on the traditional homelands of the Spokane people, one of the Interior Salish speaking tribes of the region. Spokane is Washington's second largest city and boasts a vibrant restaurant, entertainment, and arts community; it is also home to a diverse array of neighborhoods and popular outdoor recreational areas. For more information on the Department of Human Physiology, visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/school-of-nursing-human-physiology/departments/human-physiology.
Our department is striving to diversify our program and continue efforts at building an inclusive teaching and learning community for faculty, staff, and students. Ideally, successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity initiatives and have experience, or a well-conceived plan for, engaging and teaching students from a variety of represented groups and identities. These skills and experiences should be addressed in both the cover letter and in the diversity statement. We strongly encourage women and minorities to apply.
Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive university mission of educating students for lives of leadership and service for the common good. The University is also committed to fostering a mature commitment to dignity of the human person, social justice, diversity, intercultural competence, global engagement, solidarity with the poor and vulnerable, and care for the planet. Successful applicants will have read the mission statement and engaged with it in their application materials. For information on the University mission, please visit: www.gonzaga.edu/about/our-mission-jesuit-values/mission-statement
Ph.D. or ABD in Physiology or related discipline (Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Sciences, Movement Sciences, etc.), with the requirement that the candidate will have their degree conferred by July 15, 2024.
Demonstrated ability to teach (with evidence) at the university or college level (these abilities could be result of being the instructor of record, significant TA experience, mentored teaching, etc.).
Demonstrated knowledge about cultural competence in academic settings and experience supporting and/or mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and those historically underrepresented in higher education.
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.