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Adjunct Instructor, Biol 231N-01 Anatomy and Physiology I

Simmons University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Adjunct Instructor, Biol 231N-01 Anatomy and Physiology I

Main Campus - Boston, MAMain Campus - Boston, MA2 Locations

Overview of Simmons

Located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and of challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to focus on preparing women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women-centered undergraduate program, with graduate programs open to all. As a University committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Brief Overview of type of faculty position we are seeking:
The Biology Department of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences at Simmons University is seeking applicants for an adjunct instructor position in the Biology Department to teach Biol 231N-01 - Anatomy and Physiology I, Nursing section in person, to begin January 16th, 2024 and end May 6, 2024.

Course Description

Biol 231N- Anatomy and Physiology I presents an integrated approach to the fundamental facts and concepts of human anatomy and physiology. Examines the constitutents of the human body through inverstigation of tissue types and histology, with further emphasis on skeletal/muscular and nervous systems, and endocrine control. Laboratory includes histology, gross anatomy, dissection, and physiological experiments.

Responsibilities: The adjunct instructor will be responsible for lecturing and leading in class discussions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00-9:50AM. Classes from January 16th - May 6th with final exams May 8th - 11th, 2024.

Requirements: Master's or Ph.D. degree, experience teaching Biology courses.

Preferred Qualifications: experience teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology or Animal Physiology

Required Application Materials: To apply, please submit a cover letter (including the title of the position for which you are applying) and a CV. A brief teaching statement or additional supporting materials to document excellence in teaching, such as course evaluations and syllabi of courses taught, are optional and welcomed.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Contact information for three professional references will be requested of selected applicants following initial review of applications. Please contact Dr. Jane Lopilato, Chair of the Biology Dept., at if you have any questions.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

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Located in Boston’s historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.


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