Assistant Professor of Anatomy

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The School of Sciences at Barton College seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anatomy position with an anticipated start date of August 2022.


The successful candidate will lead 24 (twenty-four) credit hours annually at all levels of undergraduate anatomy and biology coursework, including upper division courses servicing biology, nursing, and exercise science majors, with the possibility of instruction during weekends or evenings. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, holding office hours, assisting students outside of class, active participation in the life of the School and College, and commitment to active contributions in the profession. These contributions may include mentoring of student projects and development of pedagogy that engages students and fosters deep learning. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching with evidence of active student engagement. An ability to assist in the recruitment of students for the biology major will be necessary.

Desired Education, Skills, and Experience

  • Ph.D. in anatomy or physiology required with a strong preference for applicants with molecular biotechnology expertise
  • Demonstration of excellence in teaching
  • Ability to effectively advise students
  • Collaborative disposition with a commitment to service
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to working with students and colleagues of diverse backgrounds

Application Process

Review of applicants will begin on February 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Responsibilities will begin with the 2022-2023 academic year. Applications must include letter of interest, current vita, statement on teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three people who are willing to serve as reference with at least one of the references able to address teaching ability and potential. Applications should be directed electronically to Dr. Tamara Avant, Dean of the School of Sciences, at

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Any claims of discrimination for Title IX or otherwise should be directed to our Title IX Coordinator, Victoria A. Morris, at P.O. Box 5000, Wilson, NC 27893, or at 252-399-6330 or

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