Lecturer in Biology, Anatomy & Physiology
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Virginia Wesleyan University invites applicants for a full-time lecturer specializing in the instruction of Anatomy & Physiology to begin in August 2023. Candidates should have an earned Master’s or Doctorate degree and college-level teaching experience and will have shown excellent teaching skills fostering student learning from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will teach 10 course components, i.e. each lab and lecture, over the academic year. They will be expected to assist in advising and development of our BS Nursing and BA in Allied Health Studies majors, in consultation with the current program director, while teaching our 200-level anatomy and physiology courses to a wide range of students, as these serve our general education program and are a cornerstone of our nursing and AHS programs. These courses recently received a $150,000 upgrade in instrumentation and classroom materials, including a full set of BIOPAC systems and an Anatomage Table. Applicants with prior training on this equipment are preferred. Furthermore, the candidate should be able to teach our 200-level Human Nutrition course and there will be opportunities to develop an additional upper level course to contribute to our Biology programs, according to the candidate’s expertise.
Applicants should arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted electronically, and the following documents submitted (as a single PDF) to Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
1) a cover letter
2) curriculum vitae
3) statement of teaching philosophy
4) a statement on experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds
5) transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point)
A review of applications will begin on January 2, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.
Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Eric Johnson, email@example.com.
About Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Musical Arts, and Bachelor of Social Work with 42 majors, 32 minors, and 19 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Education, and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 15 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.
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Statement of Non-Discrimination
Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status.