POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Congdon School of Health Sciences http://www.highpoint.edu/healthsciences/ at High Point University is currently accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track, 12-month graduate faculty position. This position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and is a dual appointment between the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and the Department of Exercise Science. The successful candidate will join an innovative and dynamic inter-professional educational team (Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant) in a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility: http://www.highpoint.edu/healthsciences/construction-plans/
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess: 1) an earned doctorate in human anatomy or a related field (ABD will be considered but degree must be conferred no later than 5/1/17) 2) teaching experience in human cadaveric dissection; 3) strong potential for excellence in teaching; 3) effective interpersonal communication skills; 4) a willingness to embrace working in an inter-disciplinary atmosphere; 5) ability to pursue both an independent research agenda and contribute to collaborative research activities; 6) willingness to contribute to university and departmental service activities. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate would have experience as the instructor-of-record for a human cadaver-based anatomy lab.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering human gross anatomy with cadaveric dissection related-content in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies and the Master of Science in Athletic Training programs. The successful candidate will also contribute to the instruction of pre-professional undergraduate students in the following areas: undergraduate human anatomy and lab (cat dissection); advanced human anatomy and lab (human cadaveric dissection); and human microanatomy. This 12-month appointment consists of specific instructional responsibilities in the summer and either the fall or the spring academic semesters. In the non-instructional semester, there is an expectation that undergraduate students will be incorporated into the faculty member’s academic research.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: High Point University’s 320-acre campus is located in High Point, NC and is part of the larger Piedmont Triad metropolitan area. According to U.S. News & World Report (America’s Best Colleges: 2017 Edition) High Point University ranks No. 1 among all regional colleges in the South (5th consecutive year at No. 1) and No. 1 for the most innovate regional college in the South (2nd consecutive year at No. 1). Further information about the academic units that comprise this position can be found at: • Department of Exercise Science: http://www.highpoint.edu/exercisescience/ • Department of Physician Assistant Studies: http://www.highpoint.edu/physicianassistant/
FORMAL APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, research interests, and full contact information for three academic references by email to Dr. David Pitonzo (Search Committee Chair) at [email protected] For additional inquiries, please feel free to call (336-841-9573) or email. The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date for this position is May 1, 2017. High Point University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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