Senior Lecturer and Program Director Human Physiology Program

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BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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Senior Lecturer and Program Director Human Physiology Program

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Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Senior Lecturer in the Human Physiology Program within the Department of Health Sciences. This is a 10-month appointment with the possibility of summer instruction. We are seeking to fill this position with a strong candidate as soon as possible, searching for a colleague with strong leadership and mentoring skills who will serve as Program Director for the Undergraduate (B.S.) and Graduate (M.S.) Programs in Human Physiology. This position will be a strategic hire that will allow us to build upon the College’s tradition of excellence in the health sciences and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Senior Lecturers at Boston University are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students and participate in advising and service activities. They will be responsible for directing the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Human Physiology. These are thriving, high-enrollment programs with recently redesigned curricula. We seek a colleague committed to evidence-based teaching practices and the mentorship of our talented student body. The human physiology program includes a semester- or yearlong field experience practicum course which is the crown jewel of the undergraduate experience. This faculty member will direct this course and play a central mentorship role with our students throughout their experience. Additionally, this faculty member will have a demonstrated ability to teach other upper-division physiology courses of their choosing. A successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in classroom instruction at the college/university level, expertise in STEM pedagogy, and experience with curriculum development.

Qualifications include:

  • A doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Human Physiology, Biology, or a closely related field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ teaching experience at the college/university level is required
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching human physiology
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • A desire to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Prior experience with academic advising for health sciences students is highly desired

The Department of Health Sciences is part of a vibrant Boston University academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across the Charles River and Medical campuses, including the Boston University School of Public Health as well as many other highly regarded medical and educational institutions in the Boston area that allow for collaborative and interdisciplinary activities. We invite you to join our interdisciplinary faculty team and become involved with our network of collaborations within Boston University and the greater Boston community.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to diversity, inclusion and social justice. The College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and scholars. We are committed to cultivating an environment that fosters the pursuit of excellence in research and education by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send applications (letter of intent including statement of teaching and relevant experience, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to speak on your behalf regarding your qualifications) to:

Danka Charland

electronic submission is preferred: [email protected]

Assistant to the Program Director

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Department of Health Sciences

Department of Health Sciences Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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