The Biology Department at Berry College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Human Anatomy and Physiology to begin in August 2024. We seek a candidates gifted to teach, advise, and mentor students from a variety of majors including biology, kinesiology, and nursing.
The department of 12 faculty are deeply invested in mentoring students from a wide range of backgrounds in a comprehensive college with a liberal arts core. The candidate should share our department's commitment to student engagement inside and outside of the classroom, as well as our desire to promote opportunities for students from under-represented groups.
This position will assist in teaching the two-semester Human Anatomy and Physiology sequence, as well as other courses suited to the candidate's background. These courses could be (but are not limited to) microbiology, introductory biology or zoology.
ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE
Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 undergraduate students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds.
Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at (706) 290-2698.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (preferred) or M.S. in biology, kinesiology, or a closely related field. An interest in active learning strategies is preferred. Applicants who have not completed their degree at time of application should include documentation that the requirements for the degree will be completed by August 2024.
Applicants should submit the following: a letter of application describing the candidate's interest in this position, commitment to the Berry mission, and approach to inclusive teaching and learning; a curriculum vitae; a teaching statement that should articulate the candidate's teaching approach, experience, and goals; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and names and contact information of three references.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Specific questions about the position may be sent directly to the chair of the search committee Dr. Angela Poole at email@example.com.
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