Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Physiology - Tenure Track

Earlham College
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 17, 2023

Earlham College is a Top 100 National Liberal Arts College located in Richmond, IN, a small city that's just a short drive away from several major metropolitan areas including Dayton, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Chicago.

Richmond and Earlham have a symbiotic relationship. Through research, studies, internships and volunteering, Earlhamites offer Richmond expertise and service as Richmond offers our students the chance to gain valuable, real-world experience. Our community assumes no religious affiliation but follows Quaker principles and practices, which include respect for persons, integrity, a commitment to peace and justice, simplicity, and consensus-based community decision-making. Earlham is committed to and proud of being a diverse and inclusive place most clearly visible in our student body: 20% of our student body are international, coming from 60+ nations in 2022, and 24% are domestic students of color. Faculty and staff also bring tremendous diversity to the College; many have lived and worked outside the United States, and they make a point of drawing on those experiences in their interactions with students. Additionally, Earlham makes it a priority to serve as a safe and welcoming place for LGBTQ+ communities and has a four-star rating on the Campus Pride Index. Our community is characterized by respect for every person and a commitment to social justice. Equity and inclusion are central to Earlham's institutional priorities and our leadership is committed to widening the path to an Earlham education.

Description: The Earlham College Biology Department invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in anatomy and physiology. The Department seeks an individual who is excited about teaching anatomy and physiology — in lecture, laboratory, and research venues — to bright and motivated undergraduates in a nationally ranked department at a small liberal arts college. It is expected that candidates have a background in exercise physiology. This appointment will begin August 2024.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Teaching responsibilities include a human anatomy and physiology course sequence, a team-taught introductory course in cell physiology, and other courses that expand our offerings in exercise physiology. The position includes an expectation to conduct research that will actively engage our undergraduate students. Other duties will include advising students and participating in College and Biology Department service activities. Preference is given to candidates who are excellent and innovative teachers and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For an expanded description about Earlham College Biology Department, please visit:


A Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Biology, Biological Sciences, Exercise Science and/or related discipline is required. ABD candidates will also be considered. However, if finalized, they must have their Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) conferred at the time of hiring. Teaching and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Application Instructions:
  • Please submit the following application materials with application:
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover letter - Address your interest in the opening explaining your relevant work history as it pertains to this position.
    • Statement of DEI – Diversity statement with an explicit plan detailing how you plan to engage with diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in your teaching and research.
    • Statement of your Teaching Philosophy.
    • Research statement addressing your research history, and your expected timeline and plans for establishing a research program at Earlham.
    • List of Three Professional References with Contact Information
Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Peter Blair (

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs