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Clinical Assistant Professor in Biology

Indiana University Northwest, Biology Department

Job Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Biology
Reference Code: # NW-06-1819
Job Location: Gary , IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Date Posted: 2018-11-30
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Clinical Assistant Professor in Biology
Indiana University Northwest, Biology Department

Position Summary

The Clinical Lecturer/ Clinical Assistant Professor in Anatomy and Physiology is a 10-month, non-tenure-track academic position. Indiana University Northwest practices learner-focused pedagogies and community engagement.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-credit students.

The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Masterís degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of the Arts and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program.

IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement.

Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination and supervision of Anatomy & Physiology labs (primarily for pre-nursing and allied health majors);
  • Supervise Anatomy and Physiology lab instructors;
  • Review, monitor, and work with course director to update course content and course objectives, specifically with regard to the lab component of the course;
  • Teach at least two Anatomy and Physiology labs per semester (specifically lead = first of the week labs for P261, P262);
  • In accordance with program need, teach at least one additional Human Biology related class per semester;
  • Identify opportunities and help design programs to ensure student success;
  • Work with existing campus initiatives such as: The Reimagining First Year Initiative (RFY), Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), Minority Opportunity for Research Experience (MORE), Diversity Fellows Program sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (ODEMA) summer bridge programs, Biology student-faculty community activities; and
  • Mentor students

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

Required qualifications for Clinical Assistant Professor Position:

  • Earned Ph.D. by August, 1, 2019 in any Biology-related field
  • Experience teaching Anatomy and Physiology labs and/or courses

Preferred qualification for Clinical Assistant Professor Position

  • Earned Ph.D. by August 1, 2019 in Anatomy, Organismal Biology, Human Biology discipline

Information and Application Process Instructions

Department Contact for Questions: Dr. Peter Avis, Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Department of Biology,

Salary and Rank: Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

To Apply:

Special Instructions

Please upload:

  1. curriculum vitae;
  2. letter of application;
  3. statement of teaching philosophy; and
  4. list of references with contact information to include mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers.

Expected Start Date 08/01/2019

OAA # NW-06-1819

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Indiana University Northwest and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Peter Avis, Chair, Search and Screen Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Dr. Peter Avis, Chair, Search and Screen Committee
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