Boston University CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HEALTH SCIENCES,College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track faculty position at the Clinical Assistant Professor level in the Human Physiology Program within the Department of Health Sciences. This is a 9-month appointment with the possibility of summer instruction. The position will start in September, 2019. We are looking for a colleague who will serve as Program Director for the Undergraduate Program in Human Physiology. This position will be a strategic hire that will allow us to build upon the College’s tradition of excellence in the health sciences and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Clinical faculty at Boston University are expected to teach undergraduate & graduate students and participate in advising, service and scholarly activities. This faculty member will be responsible for teaching Gross Human Anatomy and Human Physiology courses, and will be responsible for directing the Undergraduate Program in Human Physiology. A successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in classroom instruction at the college/university level, expertise in STEM pedagogy, and experience with curriculum development.

The Department of Health Sciences is part of a vibrant Boston University academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across the Charles River and Medical campuses, including the Boston University School of Medicine as well as many other highly regarded medical and educational institutions in the Boston area that allow for collaborative and interdisciplinary activities. We invite you to join our interdisciplinary faculty team and become involved with our network of collaborations within Boston University and the greater Boston community.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to diversity, inclusion and social justice. The College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and scholars. We are committed to cultivating an environment that fosters the pursuit of excellence in research and education by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send applications (letter of intent including statement of teaching and clinical experience, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to speak on your behalf regarding your qualifications) to:

Danka Charland

Assistant to the Program Director

Department of Health Sciences

Boston University

College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

635 Commonwealth Avenue,

Boston, MA 02215

(electronic submission is

Required Skills

  • Strong leadership, communication, mentoring, and advising skills
  • A doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Human Physiology or a closely related field
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience at the college/university level is required
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching cadaver-based gross human anatomy is required
  • An established record of productivity in research and scholarship
  • Prior experience with academic advising, specifically pre-medical advising, is highly desired

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Tracking Code: 2064

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Based on experience