Lecturer-AT, Human Physiology

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Spokane, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

Position Information

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Our diverse selection of benefits is part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for and meet the needs of our employees and their families. The University provides full-time faculty in their first year: a PPO Medical plan administered by Premera Blue Cross, employer-paid dental programs through Delta Dental, vision coverage through VSP, employer-paid Life Insurance, and optional employee-paid Life Insurance through Lincoln Financial, TIAA 403(b) Retirement plan including free onsite financial planning and advising, Employee Assistance Program through Supportlinc, ZagFit Wellness program with access to GU’s onsite fitness center, Spokane Transit Authority (STA) bus passes and more. Additional benefits such as Long Term Disability and Tuition Waivers are available after the first year of employment.
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Proposed Rank/Hiring Title Lecturer-AT, Human Physiology
Department Human Physiology
Proposed Hiring Contract Type Non-Tenure Track Short-Term
Non-Tenure Track End Date
Appointment Percent 100%
Months per Year 9 months
Job Summary
Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the Department of Human Physiology for the 2023-2024 academic year. The position is for a one-year term. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Program and Position: Vibrant, growing, undergraduate human physiology program (with approximately 240 students) seeks a faculty member to teach primarily in the areas of anatomy and physiology. The opportunity to teach in biomechanics or exercise physiology labs may also be available, depending on the candidates background. Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, WA, which has approximately 570,000 residents in the metropolitan area. Spokane is located in the heart of the Inland Northwest, serves as a major medical hub for the region, has multiple institutions of higher learning, and offers multiple outdoor opportunities. For more information on the Department of Human Physiology, visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/school-of-nursing-human-physiology/departments/human-physiology .
Our department is striving to diversify both our program and our faculty. We strongly encourage women and minorities to apply, and successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. We desire to recruit someone with experience, or a well-conceived plan for, engaging and teaching students from a variety of groups and identities, and integrating diverse perspectives into their teaching. These skills and experiences should be addressed in both the cover letter and in the diversity statement.
For information on our mission, please visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/about/our-mission-jesuit-values/mission-statement
Essential Functions
  • Teach 20 credits per academic year in the BS in Human Physiology curriculum. Teaching assignment will include primarily lectures and laboratories in anatomy and physiology. Other courses may include other courses in the curriculum or in the candidate’s area of expertise as assigned by the department chairperson to meet departmental needs.
  • Serve as academic advisor Human Physiology majors.
  • Academic citizenship: Active participation in service to the department, the School and The University is expected.
  • Professional development: Engagement in the curricular development, particularly in our A&P series of courses, will be encouraged.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or ABD in Physiology or related discipline (Biology, Kinesiology, Doctor of Physical Therapy, etc.). ABD considered, with the requirement that the candidate will have degree conferred by July 15, 2023.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach (with evidence) at the university or college level (these abilities could be result of being the instructor of record, significant TA experience, mentored teaching, etc.)
  • Demonstrated evidence of skills in technology applied to classroom and laboratory work in teaching of anatomy and physiology
  • Demonstrated experience applying cultural competence in academic settings and supporting students from diverse backgrounds, identities and experiences.
Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/08/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Review Begins on 06/05/2023
Lower Reference
Upper Reference
EEO Statement
Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities needing reasonable accommodations to complete the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (509) 313-5996.
Hiring Salary $64,131 - $68,407; commensurate with education and experience
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application Materials and Process: To apply, please visit the Gonzaga University Human Resources website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs . Applicants must complete an online application that must include:
· Cover letter with statement indicating how the candidate intends to contribute to the mission of the institution and department, and how they aim to engage students in under-represented groups
· Current curriculum vitae
· Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will suffice)
· Statement of teaching philosophy
· A written statement describing achievements/success in supporting students from diverse backgrounds and how the candidate’s work will contribute to supporting diversity and a culture of inclusion in the academic community
· Evidence of successful teaching at the university or college level (e.g., course evaluations, written observations of teaching, etc.)
· List of the courses currently offered by the department, in addition to Anatomy and Physiology, that the candidate would be interested in and capable of teaching.
Finalists will be asked to provide names and contact information for 3 professional references to provide confidential letters of recommendation.
Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Patrick Crosswhite, crosswhite@gonzaga.edu ; 509-313-3498. For assistance with your online application, please call the Human Resources department at 509-313-5996. The position will remain open until filled, but for optimal consideration please submit your materials by Monday, June 5, U.S. Pacific Standard Time.
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