Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

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Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Health Sciences



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Job Description Summary:

Husson University’s College of Science and Humanities invites applications for a full-time one year Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Health Sciences position to begin in fall 2021. Teaching responsibilities will include anatomy and physiology and other health sciences courses within the candidate’s area of specialization.
This position complements existing programmatic and faculty expertise in the College of Science and Humanities, which currently offers undergraduate degrees in Health Sciences, Biology, and Exercise Science. Science faculty also teach foundational courses for students enrolled in the pre-professional phases of the Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Pharmacy programs at the university. The successful candidate is expected to fulfill the institutional expectations for teaching and departmental service.
Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. The University is dedicated to offering premier professional programs designed to maximize experiential learning opportunities and student success. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. It offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education and healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year-round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. The University is approximately 40 minutes west of the Maine coast and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park and an hour south of the newly designated Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of this position include teaching undergraduate science courses for students in science majors and in other related programs. The successful candidate will also fulfill faculty expectations for participation in departmental service. The position requires teaching 24 credits per academic year.
Note: This is not an online position; candidates are expected to teach on campus.

Education and Experience:

Requirements for the position include an earned M.S. in health sciences or a related discipline, Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching and student learning, as well as the ability to collaborate across disciplines to develop outstanding educational opportunities for students. Preference will be given to applicants with previous higher education teaching experience in anatomy and physiology as well as research design or exercise science.

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Husson University is an Equal Employment Opportunity.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, current CV with the names of three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. The first review of applicants will begin on April 26, 2021; please submit materials by April 30, 2021 for best consideration. Candidates may have the opportunity to apply for an anticipated full-time, ranked faculty position to start in fall 2022.

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Posted: 4/9/2021
Application Due: 7/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time