Job Details

Title:

200-NN - Lecturer

Business Title:

Lecturer - Anatomy

Additional Titles:

Location:

WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), at Washington State University (WSU) is seeking to fill a faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the anatomy program. Position will be in Pullman, Washington.

Summary of Duties:

The successful candidate will participate in the teaching of small and large animal anatomy labs to professional DVM and undergraduate students, live animal palpation labs, and a skeletal preparation course. The person in this position is also expected to aid in specimen preparation and acquisition, work with the anatomy group to ensure that all processes of compliance and reporting regarding specimens are adhered to and to further instructional innovation while supporting current faculty in content curation and evaluation. Additional duties will be assigned at the discretion of the department chair based on program needs and qualifications of the person hired.

Required Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in a relevant field, evidence of instructional proficiency, knowledge of comparative animal anatomy, and ability to handle small and large domestic animals are required.


Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with DVM or PhD degrees and to those with prior experience in professional level anatomy course instruction.

DEPARTMENT:

The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) at WSU is part of a large, vibrant Neuroscience community that spans the Pullman, Spokane, and Vancouver campuses. Our faculty teach the professional DVM curriculum for students in years one and two, as well as in the graduate and undergraduate neuroscience program. The department is committed to a climate that values and fosters diversity, equity, and inclusion.

COLLEGE:

Many collaborative opportunities exist within the Department and across the College of Veterinary Medicine which has strong programs in infectious disease, reproductive biology, cell signaling and genomics, as well as animal and public health (https://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/departments).

UNIVERSITY:

Washington State University is a Tier 1 Land Grant Research institution with 65 doctoral degree programs and professional medical, veterinary and pharmacy

degree programs. Research expenditures are ~$345 million a year. WSU is one of the largest residential universities in the Northwest and has branch campuses across the state.

AREA:

Washington State University’s Pullman campus in Eastern Washington sits in the rich agricultural area known as the Palouse. Pullman is known for excellent schools and as a safe place to live and raise a family. Pullman is only eight miles from the University of Idaho at Moscow and approximately an hour south of Spokane. Recreational opportunities abound with skiing, fishing, hunting, whitewater rafting, camping, hiking, and rock climbing all nearby. Pullman is near numerous rivers, lakes, and wilderness areas; including the Snake, Salmon, and Clearwater rivers, Coeur d’Alene, Pend Oreille, and Priest lakes, and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness to name a few.

Additional Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

Area/College: College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)
Department Name: Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN)
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164-7620
Department Link: ipn.vetmed.wsu.edu/

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

FTE: 100%

This is a temporary position expected to end on June 30, 2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Background Check: This position does not require a background check.

Screening Begin Date: This position will begin screening applicants July 1, 2022 and will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
Application Instructions and Required Documents:

Applications received by July 1, 2022, will be considered in the initial review process.

Applications must include a cover letter that indicates reason for interest in this position, a current curriculum vitae, a description of teaching experience and/or philosophy, a statement that indicates the applicant’s experience with and commitment to diversity and inclusion (each 1 page maximum), and the names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references. All materials should be uploaded as one document to https://hrs.wsu.edu/jobs/ .

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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