Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor - Physiology and Pharmacology



Assistant/Associate Professor
Teaching Scientist Faculty Position
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology


The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at West Virginia University invites applications for a faculty position of Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor, Scientist Educator Track. This fulltime, non-tenure track position will have a major commitment to teaching medical, dental, and other health sciences students in the fields of pharmacology and physiology. In addition, the candidate will contribute to course and programmatic administration, educational innovation, and scholarship in the Department.

Qualifications :

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in pharmacology or physiology, or equivalent degree in related field. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching to professional students in a formal classroom setting, the ability to coordinate teaching activity of a faculty group, and the promise of growth as a health science educator. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to a positive working environment and meet high standards for excellence in scholarship and service. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with a variety of teaching methods and development/design of teaching materials (computer assisted instruction, courses, textbooks, videos, etc.); experience in developing and delivering online courses; a record of research and/or scholarly activity related to physiology or pharmacology or undergraduate/graduate education in the biomedical sciences. A background in cardiovascular pharmacology or physiology is preferred.

Interested candidates must apply via: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=15869 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contract information for three professional references. Candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be required to deliver a sample teaching lesson on a predetermined topic.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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