Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology in Human Anatomy and Physiology

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Miami University

Biology:  Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology in Human Anatomy and Physiology to teach lecture courses in human physiology, human anatomy and physiology, human anatomy, or pathophysiology; carry out advising duties and provide service to the institution.


Require:  Ph.D. in Biology, Physiology, or closely related field by date of appointment, August 19, 2019.


Consideration may be given to:  physiologists, cell biologists, pathologists, or anatomists with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and advising.


The Assistant Teaching Professor would teach six lecture sections each year in human anatomy, physiology, and related courses serving three groups of students.  The Human Physiology course is a non-majors course taken by students to fulfill the university lab course requirement.  Two of the courses (Human Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology) are part of the undergraduate Nursing program and taken by nursing students only.  The course in Human Anatomy is a Biology majors course that meets admissions requirements for medical school, dental school, physician’s assistant, physical therapy and other professional programs.  It is taken by students majoring in biology, kinesiology, microbiology, chemistry, as well as others.


Advising duties would include providing undergraduate students with assistance with course schedules.  Service to the institution would include departmental and university committees.


Full time, 9-month appointment.


Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy to  The department will solicit reference letters from references provided in application.  For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. Lori Isaacson at [email protected].  Screening of applications will begin April 19, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


Miami is a top-ranked public university for its commitment to excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education.  The Department of Biology ( has over 30 faculty committed to diversity and inclusive excellence in teaching and research.  The department offers undergraduate degrees in the biological sciences, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology and botany. 


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