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Instructional Faculty in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Temple University College of Health Professions and Social Work

Date Posted Feb. 12, 2020
Title Instructional Faculty in Human Anatomy and Physiology
University Temple University College of Health Professions and Social Work
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department Public Health, Kinesiology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Core Faculty
    Assistant Professor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Sport & Exercise Science
    Physiology/Human Physiology
    Physiology/Exercise Physiology
    Anatomy & Applied Anatomy
    Health Sciences - General

Instructional Faculty in Human Anatomy and Physiology

Temple University’s College of Public Health strives to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. Our faculty prepare researchers, practitioners, and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence-based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. We invite applications for a non-tenure track faculty member to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology beginning Fall 2020 with potential opportunities for summer 2020 compensation.

Qualifications. We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated professional with a background in human anatomy and physiology to coordinate anatomy and physiology laboratory experiences, and teach undergraduate anatomy and physiology courses. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of teaching undergraduate anatomy and physiology courses and lab coordination experience. A clinical background and any specialty certifications are highly desirable. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. Rank is open at the level of instructor, assistant, associate, or full professor dependent on qualifications. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusive practices in education, research, and practice.

The Department. Kinesiology is respected for its undergraduate and graduate programs, research, and service to the University. The undergraduate program is comprised of degrees in exercise and sports science and kinesiology, both of which include required courses in anatomy and physiology. In addition, the Department is well known for its educational service to students across the university at large. This includes the delivery of lecture/lab-based courses in anatomy and physiology, which serve one of the largest number of students at the university, as well as very popular physical activity courses. Fourteen full-time faculty and approximately 60 adjunct faculty (primarily serving the physical activity courses) serve the Department. The College also assigns each year 20-25 teaching assistants to the Department to support its instructional mission, including in anatomy and physiology labs.

The College. Devoted to an interprofessional environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited school of public health, is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling 4,300 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders. The College has recently launched a new Center focused on Community Engaged Research and Practice. We are harnessing the collective energies of our clinical disciplines through an emerging, innovative framework for interprofessional education.

The University. Temple is an urban, research-intensive Carnegie R1 university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the nation and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry and research centers including CPH’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.

To Apply. Applicants should email their curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, and names of at least three references to For questions about the position, please contact Search Committee Chair, Kyle Harris, at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.

  • Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Office of Faculty Affairs
    Bell Building (TECH Center)
    1101 W. Montgomery Ave., 3rd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19122


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