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Visiting Scholar in Anatomy & Physiology - Linfield College

State: McMinnville, OR
Position: Visiting Scholar in Anatomy & Physiology
Deadline: March 22, 2019
Posted: February 18, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Linfield College, a comprehensive college that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs, invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track Visiting Scholar in Anatomy and Physiology beginning fall, 2019. The position will support majors in health, human performance, and nursing. The department is in the process of reviewing its anatomy and physiology scope and sequence and desires to work with a highly qualified candidate that can help revise the curriculum to meet the needs of our current and future students. Applicants should desire to be part of a committed team of faculty which works together to deliver a high-quality education and experience to our students. Candidates need to demonstrate the ability to teach anatomy and physiology but be interested in teaching a variety of health and human performance courses across the curriculum.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Qualifications include: 1) PhD in appropriate field with demonstrated professional achievement; 2) 5+ years employment experience in an academic setting; 3) Experience with academic program building, curriculum innovation, and program assessment; 4) Background in creating and successfully implementing a dynamic anatomy and physiology curriculum; 5) Experience leading and managing a modern anatomy and physiology laboratory; 6) Demonstrated successful experience working with undergraduate students inside and outside of the classroom; 7) Background in completing curricular review, mapping, and assessment; 8) Experience with recruiting and retaining students; and, 9) Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Preferred qualifications include: 1) evidence of integrating student-centered pedagogy; 2) anatomy laboratory management; 3) college-level administrative experience; and, 4) background in Human Performance, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field.

Additional Information

To apply: Complete the online application process at and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, including approach to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, and 4) the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, scholarly/professional achievement, and college/university transcripts will be required prior to on-campus interview. Review of applications begins immediately; applications received by March 22, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Contact Information

Jeff McNamee, PhD
Professor & Chair

Employer Profile

Linfield College, a private, comprehensive, undergraduate institution located in the Pacific Northwest, connects the traditional liberal arts with practical education through collaborative, service and experiential learning opportunities. Linfield is nationally recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding academic programs and distinctive international emphasis. Linfield educates students to become global citizens, with more than 40 percent of all graduates participating in study abroad courses. Linfield offers 49 majors through three programs: McMinnville; Portland; and, Online and Continuing Education.

We Value Diversity: Linfield College is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts.