Human Anatomy Instructor- Biological Sciences

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

ID: 7062220
Posted: November 7, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
Position Description:

The Department of Biological Sciences is seeking a dynamic and innovative colleague to collaborate with an established and productive, student-centered faculty focused on student success. This a full time 9-month non tenure-track position at the rank of instructor. The successful applicant should be committed to excellence in education, able to foster productive relationships among their peers, staff, and administration within the department, college, university, and community, while focused on student success. Faculty are expected to actively participate in advising, teaching, scholarly activities, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned Master’s degree or Ph.D. in the biological sciences or closely related field, by start date. Higher Education teaching experience is required. Experience with human cadaver dissection required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong teaching evaluations in higher education level course work, strong communication skills, a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising, an active mentoring of undergraduate research projects, and the ability to demonstrate service to their profession.

Rank: Instructor

Appointment Date: August 6, 2020

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled. Applications received by December 20th, 2019 will have priority in consideration.

Benefits: Competitive benefit package


Teaching (60 % FTE). Teaching responsibility typically includes 12 credit hours per semester with major responsibility in teaching Human Anatomy and the Human Cadaver Dissection lab, Human Anatomy and Physiology I & Human Anatomy and Physiology II and their associated laboratory sections.

The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the department’s effort in teaching General Education courses, such as the non-majors biology and Medical Terminology courses. The successful candidate might offer an upper division specialty course as appropriate to the candidate’s background, meeting departmental enrollment needs, and complementary to existing expertise within the department. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to advise undergraduate students.

Scholarship (20 % FTE). It is expected that the successful candidate is engaged and maintain scholarship productivity and mentor undergraduate by developing a research program in his/her area of expertise.

Service (20 % FTE). The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the service activities of the department, college, and university, as well as to service activities of professional societies.

Required Application Documents: Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for three professional references. Applicant documents should be submitted in one PDF. Only complete applications will be considered.


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