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Adjunct Instructor-Human Anatomy

Southern Nazarene University
Woodlawn Park, OK
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Science, Life Sciences, Anatomy/Physiology
Organization Type
Job Details
Job Location: Bethany Campus - Bethany, OK

Position Type: Adjunct Instructor

Education Level: Terminal Degree

Travel Percentage: None
Part Time / Salary / Exempt


Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm as scheduled


Under the direction of the PA Program Director and PA Director of Didactic Education, the primary responsibility of the assistant professor of Human Anatomy is to provide instruction to students and to assess students in achieving course learning outcomes for the PA Program didactic anatomy course.


Essential Functions:

  • Promote the mission of SNU and the PA program to all faculty, staff, students and the community.
  • Promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff and students.
  • Integrate faith into learning, work, and relationships.
  • Duties as assigned.

  • Serve as didactic course director for the Human Anatomy course.
  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction.
  • Develop lectures, labs, assessments and remediations consistent with current medical evidence.
  • When serving as course director; update course syllabi, assign course grades, adhere to program and university grading and remediation policies.
  • Submit course evaluations to the curriculum committee.
  • Work with the Didactic and Clinical Directors to ensure delivery of quality curriculum.
  • Work with the Didactic Director to schedule the delivery and assessment of the curriculum.
  • Evaluate student performance.
  • Assess student competency through course assessments.

Curriculum Development
  • Assist the Didactic and Clinical Directors in curriculum development, particularly in areas of expertise.
  • Modify or implement curricular changes based on the program self-study.
  • Help ensure that curriculum development aligns with the program mission and goals.
  • Assist the Didactic and Clinical directors with curriculum mapping.
  • Participate in continuous curriculum review and monitoring of outcomes.

  • Provide academic advisement to PA students in anatomy courses.
  • Document academic advisement.
  • Refer students to university resources where appropriate.

  • Attend the annual faculty retreat.
  • Collect and analyze course/curriculum data as assigned.
  • Prepare reports for the self-study as assigned.
Required Qualifications:

  • Southern Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. According to SNU policy, all faculty and staff must possess a strong personal Christian commitment and be committed to the SNU mission to make Christlike disciples through higher education in a Christ centered community.
  • An understanding of the importance for diversity, inclusion and equity.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to operate office equipment.
  • Ability to provide quality customer service.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands in fast paced work environment.
  • Typing and spelling competency
  • Experience with various computer software applications

Education and Experience
  • Related doctoral degree in anatomical sciences (PhD, MD/DO).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two or more years of healthcare education experience.

Supervision Received:

Receives supervision and work assignments from a designated supervisor, although other staff members in the unit may provide work direction.

Supervision Exercised:N/A.

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