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Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology, Natural Sciences

Northwest Missouri State University
Missouri, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Aug 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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PRIMARY DUTY: Animal physiologist to teach upper division human physiology as well as human physiology for allied health students.  Additional assignments may include medical terminology, introductory biology for majors or non-majors, senior seminar, and other courses suited to the successful candidate’s area of expertise.  (12 hour load per semester)



  1. Teach courses as described above (and including labs)
  2. Serve the department on committees as assigned
  3. Advise undergraduate/graduate research
  4. Hold seven office hours/week
  5. Meet with and advise students outside of class time for additional instruction as appropriate
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the department



        Education: Ph.D or A.B.D.

        Skills: Good classroom management and lecture skills


WORKING CONDITIONS: Typical university classroom, office, and laboratory conditions


EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Physiological transducers, digital data acquisition, dissection instruments, microscopes, and other common classroom teaching equipment


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to complete essential functions in the classroom and laboratory


COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri, and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the city’s website at


UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of more than 7,200 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.


Founded in 1905, Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory SchoolNational Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.


The University is a national model for student success and career placement. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, names Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.


Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers more than 150 student organizations, and textbooks and a laptop are included in tuition, which is among the lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $7,200 over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employment positions, allowing students to build professional skills through its internationally benchmarked student employment program. Designated the Missouri Arboretum, the Northwest campus was named one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”


For more information about Northwest and its performance, visit




DATE AVAILABLE: January 7, 2022


TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email for more information.


APPLICATION MATERIALS: A complete application consists of: (1) a letter of application which describes your teaching experience and suitability for the position(s), and gives evidence of your teaching excellence; (2) a statement of teaching philosophy; (3) statement of research interest; (4) a current curriculum vitae; (5) unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework; and (6) contact information for three professional references



Physiology Search Committee

Department of Natural Sciences

Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive

Maryville, MO 64468-6001

Phone: (660) 562-1388


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