Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (human anatomy & physiology)

College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

Job posting number: #7236593

Posted: April 15, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description
The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology with expertise in Human Anatomy and Physiology to begin August 2024. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching. Primary teaching responsibilities include human anatomy and physiology lecture and laboratory. A typical semester load is 12 contact hours, where lecture and laboratories each count as 3 contact hours. We are especially interested in candidates with previous teaching experience. While this is primarily a teaching position, we are also interested in candidates who can bring an ongoing research program to the department that could involve undergraduate or graduate students.

The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 11,000 students, with MS programs in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Satellite facilities include the 850+ acre Stono Preserve located 18 miles west of Charleston, SC and the Grice Marine Laboratory which is close to the downtown campus. There are numerous nearby natural areas including Francis Marion National Forest, protected areas, barrier islands, and there are ample opportunities to collaborate with researchers at neighboring research institutions including: the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), the Citadel, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, University of South Carolina (USC), Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center, and USDA Vegetable Laboratory. Information about the department is available at

Applicants should submit electronic (pdf) copies of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three colleagues that can be contacted to provide recommendations to the following posting: Applicants may optionally submit a statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and up to three relevant publications. We encourage applicants to highlight their experience and approach to teaching and mentoring students, including under-represented groups, in their cover letter and teaching statement. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Eric McElroy, [email protected]. This is a nine-month appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin April 9, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Candidates are encouraged to consider the following related postings: Visiting Assistant Professor of Ecology [], Visiting Assistant Professor of Genetics [], and Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology [].

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