Assistant Teaching Professor, Health Sciences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job description

Requisition Number: 9007

Job Overview
The Department of Health Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions of Drexel University seeks to fill a non-tenure-track faculty position to teach Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab courses.

This is a 1-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Faculty rank for the new position will be determined based on the experience of the successful candidate. The Department of Health Sciences administers a large Bachelor of Science program for students pursuing careers in a variety of healthcare fields.

The department offers two accelerated tracks leading to a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Masters in Physician Assistant studies. In collaboration with Salus University, the department offers a sequential degree program leading to a Masters in Occupational Therapy. Beginning in the fall of 2018, the department will offer a minor in Exercise Science.

A master’s degree is required (doctoral degree preferred). Candidates with university teaching experience that includes human cadaver anatomy, use of data acquisition systems (AD Instruments) for physiology labs, and exercise science courses will be considered favorably.

The ideal candidate will have a Health Science (or related) background with the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment.

Essential Functions
Responsibilities will include Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab instruction, service to the college and University, and other academic duties as assigned.

Supplemental Posting Information
Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.

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