Monday, April 29, 2024

Position Overview

The Department of Health & Human Physiology (HHP) is seeking an Instructor with a focus on Anatomy and Physiology. This is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment for one academic year beginning August 2024 and is renewable. Duties of this position include teaching a variety of introductory and advanced human physiology and anatomy laboratory courses within the Health and Human Physiology curriculum, with a primary focus on anatomy labs and physiology labs for majors and non-majors.

Education Requirement:

Minimum of a BA/BS degree in biological sciences, anatomy and physiology, exercise science, or related field

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with anatomy and/or physiology laboratory courses
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Willingness to work with human and animal specimens
  • Familiarity with analog-to-digital data acquisition systems, working with programs such as iWorx, Biopac, etc.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness teaching or assisting with teaching cat and human dissection-based laboratories
  • Demonstrated effectiveness teaching or assisting with teaching using I-Worx or similar physiology equipment
  • Demonstrated effectiveness teaching or assisting in exercise testing/health labs

Application Instructions

To apply, visit our website and choose requisition #75178. Required application materials include a CV, letter of interest, a teaching statement, and a document listing the names and contact information of three professional references. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A hiring decision will not be made until the position has been posted for at least 14 days.

Successful candidates will be required to disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation, including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment, along with a related release. Successful candidates will also be subject to a criminal background and credential check.


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.