Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Anatomy Specialization

The Congdon School of Health Sciences at High Point University, invites applications for an open search for a full-time 9-month, faculty position in Anatomy at the Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor rank in the Department of Exercise Science. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Start date for this position is August 13, 2018.
The Department of Exercise Sciences is strongly teaching-oriented with faculty from diverse scientific disciplines who share a common interest in the human form, physical activity and the human movement paradigm. We have particular interest in candidates with competency in teaching undergraduate human anatomy, human anatomy lab with dissection, advanced human anatomy, advanced human anatomy lab with human cadaveric dissection, and human microanatomy/histology. Experience with graduate level gross anatomy and human cadaveric dissection is highly desirable.
The position will have primary teaching responsibilities in undergraduate human anatomy and lab with dissection as well as advanced human anatomy with human cadaveric dissection. The opportunity to assist in team-teaching graduate-level gross anatomy courses may be available as well as the opportunity to develop courses in the curriculum. The faculty member will work and collaborate with Congdon School of Health Sciences anatomists in a brand new, state-of-the-art anatomy laboratory and anatomical gifts program.
The Department of Exercise Science is part of the Congdon School of Health Sciences which is also the academic home to the Departments of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Athletic Training. High Point University is committed to the development of a world class environment for education, research and entrepreneurship.

All applicants must submit the following AS ONE DOCUMENT WITH VITA: A letter of interest addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae with complete professional and academic history, an unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, and names and contact information of three professional references. For additional information please contact: Dr. Dan Tarara, Chair, Department of Exercise Science, Congdon School of Health Sciences, at: ; Office (336) 841-4604. Applications can be submitted through the following portal link:


• Ph.D. in Anatomy or related field
• Postdoctoral experience and strong academic credentials in the discipline of anatomy or related field

Experience and Training:
• Academic teaching experience on the undergraduate or graduate levels.

Tenure-track eligible candidates need the following:
• Develop a research agenda in anatomy.
• Potential to procure extramural funding.

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
• Contribute to the educational and research missions of the department, school and university

• Record of excellence in teaching and research, and a commitment to excellence in Anatomy education and research.

• Participation in didactic and laboratory teaching activities covering undergraduate human anatomy in the HPU School of Health Sciences curricula as determined by the Department Chair.
• Provide mentorship and advisement for students in the Department of Exercise Science.
• Communicate teaching and research activities through frequent and effective communication with the Department Chair.
• Publish scientific findings in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and present research at national and international meetings.
• Integrate and enhance interactions between the Departments of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Athletic Training in areas of research, education, and service. 
• Advance the service missions of the Department of Exercise Science, Congdon School of Health Sciences and High Point University to meet community needs.
• Act as a representative and advocate for the department, school, and the university.
• Actively participate in committees within the department, school, and university in professional and governmental organizations.
• Undertake other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chair of Exercise Science.

High Point University’s 320-acre campus is located in High Point, NC and forms part of the Piedmont Triad region with the cities of Greensboro and Winston-Salem. US News & World Report annually ranks the university as a #1 regional college in the South.
Information about the Department of Exercise Science can be found at:

High Point University does not sponsor H1B Visa applications for new faculty.
High Point University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.