NOTE: This is a separate Ad and position from the High Point University Anatomy Teaching Fellows.
The Department of Health and Human Performance at High Point University invites applications for the full-time 12-month faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. The candidate will join a team of anatomists who will teach undergraduate and graduate anatomy in the Congdon School of Health Sciences. The Department of Health and Human Performance recently was renamed from the Department of Exercise Science and includes two undergraduate majors; the established BS in Exercise Science and the newly formed BA in Health and Wellness which are part of the Congdon School of Health Sciences (CSHS). CSHS is also the academic home to the Departments of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Athletic Training, and Medical Sciences. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2024.
The primary teaching responsibilities would encompass 1.) undergraduate human anatomy and advanced human anatomy with human cadaveric dissection in Exercise Science, and 2) collaborative teaching in gross anatomy in graduate programs. The faculty member will be joining a team of anatomists in a brand new, state-of-the-art anatomy laboratory and anatomical gifts program. The faculty member will have designated a research laboratory.
The Department is teaching-oriented with faculty from various scientific disciplines who share a common interest in the human form, health and wellness, physical activity, and the human movement paradigm. The successful candidate will establish or maintain a record of scholarship including mentoring undergraduate student research (as appropriate), undergraduate student advisement, assistance in developing and advancing the curriculum, commitment to program assessment, and collaboration with related academic programs.
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 level.
• Developed research agenda
• Published peer-reviewed manuscripts
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.
• Participates in didactic and laboratory teaching activities relating to anatomy in the department’s curricula as determined by the Department Chair.
• Collaborates with departmental colleagues for curriculum design and delivery.
• Provides mentorship and advisement for students in the Department of Health and Human Performance.
• Communicates teaching and research activities through frequent and effective communication with the Department Chair.
• Publishes scientific findings in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and presents research at regional and national meetings.
• Integrates and enhances interactions between the Departments of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Athletic Training, and Medical Science in areas of research, education, and service.
• Advances the service missions of the Departments of Health and Human Performance, 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 participates in committees within the department, school, and university in professional and governmental organizations.
• Undertakes other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chair.
At High Point University, the faculty and staff are devoted to ensuring every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. High Point University is a God, family, and country school.
High Point University does not sponsor H1-B Visas. High Point University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status, and other legally protected statuses. The University encourages all applicants to apply.
For more information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Pampush, Associate Professor at [email protected].
Please provide, when applying, one (1) single pdf file with the following: 1) a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position, 2) a CV, and 3) a personal statement including your research agenda and teaching statement.
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