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Assistant Professor

Spelman College
Job Location:
Atlanta, 30314

Faculty/Type Title

Assistant Professor

Area of Study

Health Science



About the College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

Position Description

The Environmental and Health Sciences Program invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin, preferably in spring 2024. We seek outstanding teachers/scholars dedicated to excellence in health science. The individual selected for the position will teach courses and advise students in support of Spelman's Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science. Research based knowledge and/or work experience in one or more of the following areas will be given preference: physiology, pathophysiology, biomedical sciences. The position also requires contributing effectively to curriculum development efforts, advising, and mentoring students, providing service to the department and college, and establishing a competitive and highly productive undergraduate research program. Courses should be prepared to teach anatomy and physiology with a laboratory, upper-level research, and pathophysiology courses. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with women and underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, and research are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will work within a collegial and active interdisciplinary department with faculty comprised of both dedicated teachers and motivated researchers. Responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of six courses (depending on undergraduate course teaching load) each academic year in traditional and non-traditional formats; advising students; mentoring students on research projects and related writing; serving on department and college committees; developing basic science or clinical research; and contributing to the College's mission.


Requirements for the position include a doctoral degree from an accredited university; academic credentials and experience related to physiology, pathophysiology, or biomedical sciences; evidence of excellence in teaching; evidence of excellence in research, scholarly publications, and potential for establishing a successful record of scholarly activity.

Posting Number: F449P

Open Date: 09/18/2023

Close Date: 04/15/2024

Special Instructions to Applicants

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Affairs Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol

Due to the heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 and the spread of variants, Spelman College requires up to date COVID-19 vaccination of all faculty, staff, and students (collectively "Campus Community") that have job duties, attend classes, or are otherwise present on campus. You will need to submit proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination: full vaccination and a booster (when eligible) or a single dose of the bivalent vaccine) prior to your first day on campus or you may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement by providing the necessary documentation to: Yemi Brown, PharmD Manager of COVID-19 Operations, at Upon receiving your Spelman Technology log-in credentials, please keep your vaccination or exemptions records up-to-date using Etrieve.
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