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Visiting Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Physiology

Posted: 03/27/2024

Since 1920, Mount St. Joseph University has provided an education that is based on interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curricula emphasizing mission, values, integrity, and social responsibility. Faculty and staff deliver high-quality academics, hands-on experiential learning, and personalized attention to support student success. Join our award-winning team, recognized for four consecutive years as a 'Best College to Work for,' and be part of a vibrant culture that places a premium on inclusion and belonging.

Mount St. Joseph University is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join our Biology Department as a Visiting Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching and a strong background in Anatomy & Physiology. This position is a one-year appointment, beginning in August 2024. 


  • Teaching undergraduate courses in Anatomy & Physiology (lecture and lab) with the possibility of teaching general biology courses or courses in the candidate’s specialization.
  • Engagement: Engage with students, foster critical thinking, and create an inclusive learning environment. 



  • Education: A Ph.D. in a relevant field (Anatomy, Physiology, Biology, or related discipline) is required. 
  • Experience: Candidates should have experience teaching undergraduate courses, particularly in Anatomy & Physiology. 


Application Process: Interested candidates should submit the following materials: 

  • Cover Letter: Highlighting teaching experience and interest in the position. 
  • Curriculum Vitae: Including relevant educational background, teaching experience, and any scholarly work. 
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy: Describe your approach to teaching and student engagement. 
  • Contact Information: Provide names and contact information for three professional references. 



Mount St. Joseph University offers a wide array of benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Tuition Remission for you and your family.
  • Retirement contributions up to 7% of your salary.
  • Excellent benefits including medical, employer HSA contributions, dental, vision, life, parental leave.
  • 16 paid holidays.
  • Competitive salaries.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and inclusive educational environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.


To apply, please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via Paycom.

A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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