Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy & Physiology

Position ID: 37782
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Science, Mathematics & Health Professions
Branch Campus: 
Atlanta, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Posting Details
Posting Number:  0600866
Classification Title:  Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Position Title:  Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Position Type:  Faculty
Department:  Science, Mathematics & Health Professions
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Atlanta Metropolitan State College, a four-year degree-granting institution of the University System of Georgia, is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy and Physiology in the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Health Professions. Atlanta Metropolitan College currently serves approximately 3000 commuting students on its beautifully landscaped campus which is located 10 minutes south of downtown Atlanta and 15 minutes north of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. 

This Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy and Physiology is a full-time, tenure track, ten-month faculty position, which reports to the Dean of the Division of Science Mathematics and Health Professions. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring, advising and grantsmanship that will enhance the work of the Division and attract and retain a diverse student body.  

Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. degree in Biology, (or a closely related STEM field) with eighteen graduate semester hours in upper level biology and/or zoology courses. The successful candidate will have a background in animal physiology and teach both lectures and labs in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Field Ecology, and Vertebrate Physiology and participate in our sequence of undergraduate research capstones courses. 

The successful candidate should possess the ability and desire to provide quality instruction to students with diverse backgrounds, exhibit a spirit of collegiality, and demonstrate willingness to effectively collaborate and cooperate with other members of the faculty, staff, and administration. The applicant must be an excellent instructor, and should be familiar with curriculum development, alternative learning styles, classroom technologies, and distance learning. 

The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with collegiate teaching experience and expertise/experience in on-line instruction, and/or certification in a related field. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences, and/or have detailed plans to accomplish such goals. An established research skills training agenda and readiness to develop and engage undergraduate students is preferred.  
Posting Date:  10-31-2017
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. The anticipated employment date is January 2018. Interested persons should submit (1) a letter of application, including your overall scientific vision, and how it could complement the Division's existing strengths in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Also include in your letter, a statement of your research accomplishments, future goals, and your philosophy of education; (2) copies of all college transcripts (candidates selected for interview will be required to provide official copies of all college transcripts); (3) a detailed vita or resume; and (4) the names, current addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. A criminal background check is required. Incomplete application packets, emails and faxes will not be acceptable.  
Employment Status:  Regular
Conditions of Employment:  Full-Time
Criminal Background Check Required?  Yes
Advertised Salary and Benefits:  Salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience within the budgetary parameters of the College and of the University System of Georgia. The University System offers an excellent benefits package, including sick leave accruals, paid holidays, life and health insurance, and retirement plans. 
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Physiology, General
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Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

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