Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal
arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which
integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with
workforce preparation programs. Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about
4,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate and professional students.
FSU offers 35 bachelor's degrees with 55 specialized
concentrations, 63 minors, and 26 master's degree programs, in a
highly personalized teaching environment. Our community takes pride
in empowering student success by providing a superior education,
leading research and innovation opportunities, and a strong
At FSU, we are deeply committed to inclusive excellence,
encouraging a supportive, diverse and collaborative learning
environment, and providing culturally relevant education. We are
honored that our commitment earned FSU six Higher Education
Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Awards from INSIGHT Into Diversity
and that we are the only public institution in Massachusetts
recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020. FSU is designated as an
emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association
of Colleges and Universities and also belongs to the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence community, providing
national leadership in science education and exploring strategies
that will lead to more inclusive science education. We encourage
applications from those who share our commitment to promoting a
diverse, welcoming, and inclusive community.
Our founding motto, LIVE TO THE TRUTH, was said at the end of
each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to
discover and teach "truth in theory and principle...truth in spirit
and motive...truth in manner and form...truth intellectual and
truth moral." Principal Bagnall found this motto "speaks of
sincerity of spirit...of intensity of effort, of resolution to
succeed, of joy in achievement." LIVE TO THE TRUTH continues to
guide our institution in practice and endeavor. If you share in
this quest for truth and a commitment to living it fully, make the
next chapter of your career the best chapter at Framingham State
Learn more about our career opportunities at www.framingham.edu/careers.
We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who is able to use
active learning strategies in an undergraduate setting to teach a
two semester sequence in Human Anatomy and Physiology for STEM
majors. The course consists of 4 lecture hours per week with two
3-hour labs per week
A Master's Degree or Doctoral Degree in Biology or related
field, or Medical Doctorate degree.
Experience with or a demonstrated willingness to participate in
teaching, mentoring, research, or service activities that promote
the growth of an equitable, diverse, and inclusive academic
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants with previous experience
with human anatomy and physiology are strongly encouraged to
This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the
Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA) bargaining unit at
the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with
experience in accordance with Appendix O of the MSCA contract
It is the policy of Framingham State University that It is the
policy of Framingham State University that all employees be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19, including booster if eligible, before
they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of
all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified after a verbal offer
of employment has been accepted, and before employment begins.
Prospective employees may submit a request for a medical or
religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to
Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must wear a mask inside
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual
offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final
employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans,
persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must apply online by submitting:
- Cover Letter addressing teaching philosophy and any areas of
- Equity and Inclusion Statement*, and
- Names and contact information for three professional
*An Equity and Inclusion Statement is a personal statement on a
candidate's past efforts, as well as future plans, to enhance
diversity, equity, and inclusion. Regardless of personal
demographic characteristics, FSU has a commitment to hiring
candidates who share our commitment to the American Association of
College and Universities (AAC&U) Inclusive Excellence Model.
The equity and inclusion statement is an opportunity for candidates
to discuss scholarship, professional skills, experience, and/or
willingness to engage in activities that would enhance the
university's efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive
community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as
part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidates'
Official transcripts must be submitted upon appointment. Review
of applications is ongoing through May 13, 2022. However,
applications may continue to be reviewed until the position is
Framingham State University only accepts application materials
through our online application system. We are unable to accept
application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery.
If you experience technical issues with the online application
process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.
Framingham State University understands that persons with
specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application
process and/or with the interview process. For confidential
assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at
508-626-4530 or email@example.com.