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Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology/Health Science

Employer
Indiana Tech
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life, for all kinds of meaningful work. We are a truly inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

 

 

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels.

 

 

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

 

 

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

 

 

The Warrior Community seeks a full-time faculty member for the College of Arts and Sciences. The Biology/Health Science faculty member will be responsible for teaching health science courses including anatomy & physiology, genetics, endocrinology, pathology, as well as other courses which support the health science degree program. The position includes teaching four courses per semester assigned by the Dean and holding eight office hours per week.

 

 

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fulfilling service and professional development as outlined in the tenure process, student development by advising and fostering relationships with students both in and out of the classroom, and serving the College of Arts & Sciences. Other principal duties include leading in the development of new programs and the improvement of existing programs and curricula, delivering effective courses, practicums, field experiences, and laboratories to meet the program learning outcomes, designing and revising curriculum for optimal student success, participating in student recruiting and retention initiatives, as well as supporting the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology. This is a tenure-track, 9-month teaching position in face-to-face and online course delivery. Availability over the summer months is required. The successful candidate will work closely with other programs in the College of Arts & Sciences. This faculty position reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

 

 

Doctorate degree in Health Science, Biology, or a closely related field and college-level teaching experience are position requirements. The preferred candidate will have experience teaching clinically-based health courses or anatomy and physiology, and a variety of health science or biology courses. Experience in teaching face-to-face and online teaching is preferred. Experience supervising field experiences or internships and research experience in biological sciences are valuable.

 

 

Demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse student population, and demonstration of developing effective relationships with students that prepare students for academic and career success are necessary. Familiarity with the accreditation standards and guidelines from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or specific health science certifications, including radiation technology or sonography is expected. Applicants should be able to use technology effectively in all aspects of their work, including teaching.

 

 

A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.

 

 

Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Applicants must be prepared to write a written response to the mission and diversity statement of Indiana Tech. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.

 

 

The position remains open until filled. For preferred review of materials please apply by January 15.

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