Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Sciences (Human Anatomy and Physiology)

Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Science, Life Sciences, Anatomy/Physiology
Position Summary

Gettysburg College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Department beginning August 2022. Teaching responsibilities will include sophomore-level courses in human anatomy and physiology I and II (lecture and laboratory components), with the possibility of teaching upper-level courses in an area of expertise. The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester (lecture or laboratory equivalent). Responsibilities will also include academic advising of majors. While research is not an expected component for this position, the college will help to support a personal research agenda.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in human anatomy, human physiology, or a related discipline. Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Candidates must be committed to teaching in the liberal arts tradition and demonstrate through their teaching and/or scholarship that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community.

Application Details

Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: , including a letter of application, curriculum vitae , teaching statement, 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. Review of complete applications will begin on October 25, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Amy Dailey at

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. Applicants can learn more about the College and the Department at 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.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Anatomy - Assistant Professor, Location: Gettysburg, PA - 17325

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