Assistant Lecturer, Biological Sciences (5137)

Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
April 13 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Assistant Lecturer, Biological Sciences (5137)

Posting Number: req626
10 Month, Full-Time
Faculty Non-Tenure Track
College of Science and Engineering

Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
The Department of Biological Sciences seeks an assistant lecturer to join our anatomy team in the delivery of high quality anatomy & physiology labs to over 1000 students per year. These courses are designed to allow students to examine prosection-based systemic anatomy, perform physiological experiments, and gain a basic understanding of normal physiological processes. The courses are a hybrid of on-site and virtual content delivery.

Key Responsibilities
The lecturer will coordinate and teach the laboratory component of human anatomy & physiology courses for undergraduate and pre-health professions students. The successful applicant will be expected to perform human cadaveric prosections, oversee graduate teaching assistants, maintain and ensure the quality of cadavers on the Pocatello campus, utilize the Anatomage table, and conduct outreach activities through demonstrations of the anatomy and physiology facilities for regional high school students. Additional teaching assignments are likely to include support of laboratory activities in graduate level anatomy courses. This is a non-tenure-track position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in human cadaver dissection
  • Experience in successful teaching, especially at the university level
  • Clear written and spoken English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (or equivalent) in relevant discipline
  • Proficiency in human cadaver dissection
  • Involvement in outreach education activities
  • Experience coordinating laboratory materials and resources

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter, which includes a statement of qualifications and experience relevant to the position; Curriculum vitae, which provides a summary of teaching experience; additionally three letters of professional reference should be submitted to

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 1, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved at $40,000 - $42,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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