Anatomy & Physiology Professor

St. Cloud State University

United States

December 5, 2021

Description

Position Details Classification Title Assistant/Associate Professor

Working Title Anatomy & Physiology Professor Position Type Faculty Division Academic Affairs Department College of Science & Engineering/School of Computing, Engineering & Environment Unit Biology Location SCSU Main Campus, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301 FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Full Time FTE .50 (12 credits Spring Semester only) Employment Condition Fixed Term Work Shift Varies Work Schedule/Hours/Days

Varies

Posting Details

The Department of Biological Sciences at St. Cloud State University invites applications for a Fixed Term Non-Probationary position in Human Anatomy and Physiology at the rank of assistant professor. Of interest are individuals with expertise among the following fields: human anatomy, comparative anatomy, and histology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of human anatomy and physiology. We especially encourage applications from candidates in underrepresented groups in the biological sciences. To learn more about the College of Science and Engineering and the Department of Biology click on these links.

The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a professional goal to become an outstanding teacher-scholar through the use of research- based, best-practices pedagogy. They are expected to teach using both in- person and alternative delivery methods such as online and hybrid. They will regularly engage in ongoing professional development and innovation opportunities focused on pedagogical growth.

The successful candidate will share St. Cloud State's commitment to our mission, and in particular, the value we place in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as outlined in SCSU's It's Time strategic framework. Notably, we uphold the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and engage in intentional actions to address systemic inequities throughout the university and surrounding environment. DEI values, practices, and strategies are embedded into the fabric of our institution and campus community, and they align with the priorities expressed in the Minnesota State system's Equity 2030 initiative. SCSU expects all of its employees to help advance these practices and to contribute to the development of an anti-racist, inclusive community.

Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization.

Salary Minimum Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary Maximum Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary Type Annual Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO Job Description

The faculty member will be expected to teach Bachelors and Masters-level courses during the Spring 2022 semester that may include some combination of Human Anatomy, Anatomy & Physiology, Comparative Anatomy, and Histology Techniques. The faculty member will be expected to participate in a multi- disciplinary research environment that contributes to professional development and involves undergraduate and graduate students at the Masters level. Advising and committee participation are expected. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a professional goal to become an outstanding teacher-scholar through the use of research-based, best-practices pedagogy. They are expected to teach using both in-person and alternative delivery methods such as online and hybrid. They will regularly engage in ongoing professional development and innovation opportunities focused on pedagogical growth.

Required Qualifications

  • M.S. in Biology or related discipline
  • Evidence of teaching experience (both lecture and laboratory)
  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline
  • Demonstrated effectiveness teaching courses listed, including laboratories
  • Experience dissecting and teaching with human cadavers
  • Evidence of grant funding and peer-reviewed publications
  • Post-doctoral experience
  • A research program that includes developing the teacher scholar model
  • Experience mentoring students including underrepresented groups in STEM fields
  • Other Requirements About

    Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.

    Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found here

    Why Work For Us Help people achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse people with passion, who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals.

    Benefits Info

    Posting Number 22-00037

    Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting Yes Desired Start Date 01/04/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) 05/09/2022 Open Date 11/22/2021 Close Date 12/05/2021 Open Until Filled Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary Posting Contact

    Dr. Oladele Gazal, Search Committee Chair,

    Email: osgazal@stcloudstate.edu

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Title IX coordinator at St. Cloud State University is Chocoletta Simpson. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 121.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you currently hold a Master's Degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Have you worked at St. Cloud State University or any Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System institutions in the past?
  • Yes
  • Yes, Current Employee
  • No
  • How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
  • SCSU Job Opportunities
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Chronicle of Higher Ed
  • GovernmentJobs.com
  • MinnesotaWorks.net
  • Personal Contact- Invited to Apply
  • Other
  • St. Cloud State values diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Describe how you will contribute to equity, inclusion and social justice efforts and engage students of all backgrounds in the courses that you would teach.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please provide three ways in which you will engage students in curriculum.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Bachelor's Transcript
  • Unofficial Master's Transcript
  • Contact Information for 3 Professional References
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Doctorate Transcript
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
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