Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Teaching in Biology

Widener University Chester, PA
Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology

The Biology Department at Widener University is seeking a full time non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Teaching starting in the Spring semester of 2019. This is a permanent line and the appointment may be renewed on an annual basis. Primary responsibility is teaching lecture and lab in a two-semester Anatomy and Physiology sequence. Opportunities will be available to teach courses such as majors' level anatomy, kinesiology, human biomechanics or other courses in the candidate's area of specialization for pre-physical therapy and other pre-health professions undergraduates.

Job Qualifications:

A PhD in Biology and teaching experience in anatomy and physiology and related courses are required. The Biology Department is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. Those candidates experienced in or who would enjoy working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students, and those who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Applicants must submit all materials electronically to Review of applications will be done on a rolling basis that must be submitted by March 20, 2018. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy through the on-line system. In addition, three confidential letters of reference should be sent to Please be certain all documents are submitted in either .docx or .pdf format.

Review of the applications will begin in late August and will continue until the position is filled for a start date in Jan 2019. Questions may be directed to Dr. Itzick Vatnick (, Chair of Biology.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with satellite campuses in Harrisburg Pennsylvania and Wilmington Delaware. For more information about the University, please visit our website at


Additional Links:

* Website for CA&S

* Widener's commitment to diversity