Sonoma State University: Human Anatomy Lecturer Position

The Department of Biology at Sonoma State University invites applications for an instructor’s position in Human Anatomy (90-95% time). The successful candidate will teach the course (a single combined lecture with multiple lab sections depending on enrollment), primarily to pre-nursing, kinesiology, and other pre-health professional students. The instructional responsibility includes both the fall and spring semesters. The course has a strong laboratory component centered on the use of cadavers. Excellent staff technical support is available. The position will start in fall 2018.

Additional information about the course and duties of the position may be obtained by contacting the department chair, Dr. Richard Whitkus ([email protected] / tel:707-664-2303).

Applicants must hold a minimum of a master’s degree in one of the biological sciences with significant coursework or professional experience directly related to human anatomy or comparative vertebrate anatomy. Prior experience in teaching human anatomy, as well as requisite teaching skills and appropriate teaching experience, is strongly preferred.

Additional preferred qualifications include an interest in innovative teaching strategies to foster student success, experience with diverse student populations, and the interest in working with pre-health professions students.

Salary level will be determined based on educational qualifications and prior teaching experience in the field. Excellent benefits are available.

To apply for this position, go to and select Job Opportunities. If you are not a current employee at Sonoma State University, select External Applicants box. You will be redirected to a list of available jobs at Sonoma State University. Find and select the Human Anatomy position and select Apply Now. Please combine your CV and cover letter into one PDF and upload it in place of the resume. Once you have submitted your application, a confirmation email will be automatically sent to you.

The deadline for submission of applications is April 9, 2018 with the following documents to be submitted:

Official transcripts are required at the time of hire.

The Deadline to apply is Monday, April 9, 2018.

Questions concerning this application process may be directed to [email protected]

The university is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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last updated 15-Mar-2018