Graduate Human Anatomy & Physiology Part-time Instructor (Faculty)

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Working Title Graduate Human Anatomy & Physiology Part-time Instructor (Faculty) Department Biological Sciences Full Time or Part Time? Part - Time Position Number Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for part-time Instructors for summer graduate level courses in Physiology and Pathophysiology ( BIO 868) and Anatomy for Anesthesia ( BIO 880).

Primary Responsibilities

Candidates will have the opportunity to co-teach alongside the original developer of these courses for the first half of the summer and then would transition to sole instructor for the second half. Courses run May 10, 2021 through August 22, 2021 on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; BIO 868: TWR 10-11:25am and BIO 880: TW 1-2:35pm and R 1-4:40pm.

For exceptional candidates there is the possibility of this position transitioning to a 9-month contract.

BIO 868: First of a sequential two (2) course systems based approach designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of advanced human physiology and pathophysiology across a lifespan. Integrative regulatory mechanisms responsible for homeostasis will be presented serving as the foundation for clinical assessment, decision making and management in advanced practice.

BIO 880: A comprehensive study of major anatomical structures of the human body using prosected cadavers. Emphasis is placed on the respiratory, cardiovascular and peripheral nervous systems specifically as they relate to the clinical practice of nurse anesthetists.


Terminal degree in an area allowing SACS qualification to teach graduate level anatomy & physiology content. Cadaver experience preferred.

Completed applications will be kept on file for future opportunities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Any candidate offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education Ph.D.,M.D. or equivalent Preferred Education
Requisition Number 2021F532 Job Open Date 04/12/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Other

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