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Full Time Lecturer Human Physiology

Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted Date
Sep 25, 2023

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Full-time Lecturer in Human Physiology

Department of Health Sciences


Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer (non-tenure track) to join the Human Physiology program in the Department of Health Sciences. The Department of Health Sciences believes the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the excellence of our academic programs and scholarship. We are especially eager to have colleagues join our ranks that support our commitment to ensuring BU is an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place where everyone can thrive.

This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track appointment that begins Fall 2024. Lecturers at Boston University are expected to teach, aid in curriculum development, advise students, and participate in service. The individual hired will teach 3 courses per semester, advise undergraduate & graduate students, and engage in service. The successful candidate will have the ability to manage the Field Experience practicum course each semester and teach courses in physiology and/or research which could include: Clinical Trials & Industry Insights, Techniques of Scientific Presentation, Bias in Research and Medicine, Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology, Physiology across the Lifespan, Renal Physiology, Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Pulmonary Pathophysiology and/or other related/created courses.

Qualifications include:

  • A terminal degree (PhD, MD, etc.) in a biological, physiological, or health science field is required
    • Advanced ABD (or equivalent) will also be considered
    Teaching or mentoring experience at the college/university level is required Interest and/or experience in undergraduate student advising is required Experience in academia, the life sciences industry, or medicine is preferred

The Department of Health Sciences is part of a vibrant Boston University academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across the Charles River and Medical campuses, including the Boston University School of Medicine as well as many other institutions in the Boston area. The Human Physiology Program strives to be more human: providing human-based curriculum, offering a sense of community, delivering quality mentorship, and collaborating & engaging with the community. We invite you to join our team and help us achieve this mission.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, apply by November 1, 2023. Please electronically submit a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. In your letter, please include a description of how, as a teacher, mentor, or community member, you would sustain our commitment to fostering a more inclusive university culture.

Attn: Prof. Dustin Allen, Search Committee Chair

Department of Health Sciences

Boston University

College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Boston, MA 02215

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Candidates who, within their application materials, substantively address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth regarding diversity, inclusivity, and full participation at Boston University will receive the highest priority/consideration. Please visit our institutional diversity statement for additional context.

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