Full Time Faculty – Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

Trinity Washington University, a comprehensive university in the Nation’s capital, offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic and family life seeks a dynamic faculty member to teach Anatomy & Physiology and Pathophysiology within the School of Nursing and Health Professions.    


Position Description 


The 12-month position non-tenure-track faculty position is open to individuals who are excited to educate students seeking to enroll in one of the many health sciences programs (e.g., Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Public Health and/or Social Work)in the School of Nursing and Health Professions.

The individual will be responsible for teaching undergraduate level coursework, and any associated lab components, in Human Anatomy & Physiology and Pathophysiology. The course load per semester is four courses.  These courses (BIO 121 – Human Anatomy & Physiology I; BIO 122 – Human Anatomy & Physiology II; and HPNU 210 – Pathophysiology) are taken by students interested in applying to the Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Public Health or Social Work programs in the School of Nursing and Health Professions.

All courses are taught in-person.  BIO 121 – Anatomy & Physiology I – will cover the definitions and scope of major topics in Human Anatomy & Physiology, including but not limited to: chemical level of organization, cellular level of organization, tissue level of organization, integumentary system, skeletal tissue (bone tissue, axial system, appendicular system), joints, muscular tissue, the nervous system, the spinal cord and spinal nerves, the brain and cranial nerves, the autonomic nervous system, and the sensory/motor systems. BIO 122 – Anatomy & Physiology II – will cover the definitions and scope of major topics in Human Anatomy & Physiology, including but not limited to: the endocrine system, blood/hematocrit, the heart, heart anatomy, blood vessels, the cardiovascular system (blood vessels and hemodynamics), the respiratory system, the renal system, the gastrointestinal tract, metabolism, and reproduction. HPNU 210 – Pathophysiology – will cover knowledge from anatomy and physiology and developing the basic knowledge, skills, values, meanings and experiences associated with pathophysiology. Emphasis is placed on cellular, organ, and tissue concepts as they relate to and influence health and illness.


The individual will be able to demonstrate a robust plan for implementing innovative laboratory experiences and incorporating high-impact engagement in the classroom.

The above description is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Trinity will hire at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor depending upon the candidate’s credentials.

• For the rank of Instructor, the candidate must have a Master’s Degree or higher with at least 15 graduate credits in Biology, Applied Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, or related fields with specialization in Physiology. Completion of 30 hrs in an accredited doctoral program is acceptable. For the rank of Assistant Professor, the candidate must have a Doctoral Degree in Anatomy and Physiology, Biology with emphasis on Anatomy and Physiology, or Doctoral Degree in Nursing or Nursing Practitioner, or closely related field is preferred.

• Experience teaching at the college/university level in the area of concentration strongly preferred.

• Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

• Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.

• Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes preferred.

Interested candidates will need to submit an their credentials to the “Apply Here Now” link below where you will be re-directed to the online application.



Required materials:

• Unofficial transcripts, cover letter, CV/resume, and three reference contacts.

• Evidence of demonstrated success in teaching.


Trinity Washington University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in the workplace without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, and all other categories governed by the laws of the United States and the District of Columbia. Trinity does not engage in discrimination on the basis of any personal characteristics defined by law as prohibited classifications.