The Basic Sciences Division at Life University invites applicants for a full-time lecturer position to begin summer 2021. Qualified individuals will have 1-2 years teaching experience with expertise in Anatomy or Biomedical Science. The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree or Masters of Science degree in some area of Anatomy and will be capable of teaching Visceral Gross Anatomy, Neuroanatomy and or Musculoskeletal anatomy. Teaching duties will include anatomy lecture and labs. Teaching assignments will include 15 credit hours per week. Our curriculum combines hands on laboratory-rich modern technology experiences using Anatomage tables and models.
1. Comply with the Life University Honor Code as well as all university and college policies, including those in the Faculty Handbook.
2. Primarily responsible for the instruction, supervision and evaluation of students in the classroom and/or laboratory setting as well as course assessments for the department.
3. Prepare a syllabus for each course taught using the college template and post it to the class on the Blackboard site.
4. Teach class in a professional manner, teaching the material that is present in the syllabus and course outline.
5. Start and end each class on time.
6. Post in a prominent place your teaching and student office hours schedule for each quarter. Be present during student office hours. Office hours are for the primary purpose of communicating with students regarding the courses you are teaching and academic advising.
7. Appropriately maintain all necessary records for each course taught.
8. Request peers to assist you in proctoring exams. For large classes every exam should have at least one proctor and the instructor present.
9. Attend scheduled meetings and events as appropriate and as requested by supervisor.
10. Cultivate in oneself and others an attitude of helpfulness, personal commitment to building relationships, managing to the best solution, and user friendly always.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics
1. Strong teaching and laboratory skills.
2. Effective written and verbal communication skills.
3. Ability to work with and maintain confidentiality in regards to students/employee information.
4. Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects, adhering to strict timelines.
5. Strong interpersonal skills.
6. High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
7. Well-developed analytical and problem solving abilities.
8. Multimedia and computer skills.
This individual will be responsible for but not limited to teaching and testing of students in anatomy. The candidate must be able to organize and implement course content in the classroom setting to facilitate student learning. The candidate must have excellent communication skills.
1. Master of Science in Anatomy, Biomedical Science or Biology.
2. One to two years teaching experience at graduate or professional school.
1. PH. D. in Anatomy or MD.
How to apply
Life University is committed to diversity and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages application from women ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities. Underrepresented minority and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Life University is a certified drug-free workplace employer. All applicants being considered for employment are required to submit to substance screening as a condition of employment.