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Faculty Associate in Anatomy and Physiology

Company: MCPHS University
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The School of Arts and Sciences seeks a full-time, 12-month faculty associate member to deliver high quality learning experiences for students enrolled in undergraduate health science programs such as nursing, dental hygiene, sonography, radiography, and pre-medicine. The selected candidate will have responsibilities teaching face-to-face lecture courses, primarily Anatomy and Physiology I and Anatomy and Physiology II to approximately 250-350 first-year students per semester. Other courses can be offered based upon the applicants' expertise, such as introductory biology, applied human physiology, histology, kinesiology, or medical terminology. Rank will be at the level of Faculty Associate. Faculty Associates are full-time faculty members whose primary responsibility is teaching, and their responsibilities do not include scholarship or service on official School or University committees. Teaching loads for Faculty Associates are four lecture sections fall semester, four lecture sections spring semester, and one lecture section summer semester, or their equivalent.

* Serves as Instructor of undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology courses, including Anatomy and Physiology I and Anatomy and Physiology II.
* Utilizes current best practices in teaching and provides engaging assignments and activities to promote student learning.
* Consults with faculty responsible for coordinating/teaching Anatomy and Physiology laboratory on alignment between lecture and laboratory courses.
* Offers other courses such as Applied Human Physiology, Medical Terminology, Kinesiology, Biology, or others, as needed to fill out a full teaching load. May also teach laboratory sections or recitation sections to fill out a full teaching load.
* Provide students with an approved syllabus that includes course objectives, learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria.
* Uses the University's learning management system to post syllabus, assignments, grades and other materials to communicate with students.
* Assists students through office hours or scheduled appointments in-person or through other University-approved mechanisms (Zoom, Teams).
* Strives to stimulate learning and actively seeks advancement of teaching and learning processes.
* Supports assessment activities associated with accreditation and University learning outcomes
* Support incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities.
* Additional duties as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.* Advanced degree (masters or PhD) in biology, anatomy, physiology, or similar discipline.
* Commitment to undergraduate education and student success.
* Minimum of three (3) years teaching anatomy and physiology lecture courses at the college/university level.
* Experience with teaching anatomy and physiology laboratory courses.
* Experience with teaching online anatomy and physiology lecture courses, recommended,
* Excellent organizational and communication skills.
* Evidence of teaching excellence, such as evaluations from supervisors or students.
* Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, effectively interacting with a wide array of parties at all levels (undergraduate students, faculty, administration, staff).
* Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and Learning Management Systems (such as Blackboard).
* Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment

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Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.

MCPHS COVID-19 Policy
We care about the health and safety of our students and employees and have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy, requiring employees to be fully vaccinated, boosted and tested on a regular basis. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a medical or sincerely held religious belief may request an exemption.

About Us
Established in 1823, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) is the oldest institution of higher education in Boston, a city that is home to many of the world's top universities and healthcare institutions. We are one of the largest and most highly-ranked schools for health- and life-sciences, and our alumni and faculty continually distinguish themselves in healthcare settings around the globe. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston's Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Our vision is to empower our Community to create a healthier, more equitable world, which we strive to achieve through our strategic priorities of collaboration, inclusion, success, sustainability, planning, and support.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical, vision, and dental insurance, generous time off, retirement and pension plans, and flexible work arrangements to support work/life balance for our employees while advancing the MCPHS strategic plan.

MCPHS is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates a diverse community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law

Keywords: MCPHS University, Boston , Faculty Associate in Anatomy and Physiology, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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