Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Sciences - One Year Appointment 2017-2018

Gettysburg, PA
Feb 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary.  The Department of Health Sciences at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 2017. We seek individuals who have a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts environment and who will contribute to course offerings in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Chronic Disease and Statistics.  The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester, where either a lecture or laboratory section is considered to be one course.  The opportunity to work with undergraduate research students is a possibility. 

Qualifications.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in the area of Health Sciences (e.g., Human Physiology or Human Anatomy). Teaching experience or promise of excellence in teaching is desirable.

Application Details.  Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching goals in a liberal arts environment, 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.  Applications and letters of recommendation will begin immediately and submissions will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.  Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Dan Drury (

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. 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 discrimination 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.


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