Assist Assoc Prof-Anatomy/Physiology (Faculty Announcement) Delaware State #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Assistant Associate Professor – Anatomy and Physiology (Tenure-track)

Location: DE-Dover
Requisition City: Dover
Company Order Number: 2089
# of openings: 1


Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement – Assistant/Associate Professor, Anatomy and Physiology (Tenure-track)
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology
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Applications will be accepted until position is filled

Delaware State University, located in Central Delaware, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning mid-August 2017.  Candidates who are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate teaching with strong backgrounds in both anatomy & physiology (with a focus in Anatomy) are encouraged to apply.  The primary teaching responsibilities for the position are Anatomy and Physiology (Nursing majors), Human Anatomy, Histology and other courses in the candidate’s area of interest. Candidates will be expected to develop a program of research that incorporates undergraduate students.

A minimum teaching load of 12 contact hours for each semester is the typical teaching requirement. The successful applicant is expected to establish a research program and mentor undergraduate research students.  Research collaborations are encouraged within and outside of the department and/or institution.

The Department of Biology is committed to excellence in teaching at multiple levels, including courses in cellular and molecular biology, microbiology and neuroscience.  The department is staffed with seventeen Ph.D.-level, full-time tenure-track faculty members, an M.S.-level laboratory coordinator/instructor.  Currently, the department has approximately 200 undergraduate biology majors; the department also serves students in the Colleges of Nursing and Health Professions, and Agriculture and Related Sciences.

Candidates for this position should possess a Ph.D. in the Biological sciences with an emphasis in Anatomy and Physiology, or have prior experience teaching anatomy & physiology.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin in the fall of 2016, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Applicants should apply via the DSU website at, and submit curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research plan.

Delaware State University is a highly ranked Historically Black College and University (HBCU) with five core values: Community, Integrity, Diversity, Scholarship and Outreach.
In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values individuals with experience working with individuals or groups from diverse racial, cultural and social-economic backgrounds.

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.