Assistant Professor - Anatomy & Physiology

Assistant Professor - Anatomy & Physiology

Angola, Indiana


The Department of Science in the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences at Trine University invites applications for a full-time biology faculty position beginning August 2024. We seek a broadly trained anatomist whose primary teaching responsibilities will include medical microbiology and introductory anatomy and physiology (lecture and lab). Individuals with expertise in applied health-related fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in campus community, contribute to a highly collaborative department, and advise and mentor students. 

The Department of Science at Trine University is a part of the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences, and offers B.S. degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, environmental science, and forensic science. The Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences offers cutting edge and recently updated A&P, microbiology, biochemistry, organic, and physical/inorganic chemistry laboratories as well as space for student research. The department is well equipped with modern instructional aides (Anatomage tables) and laboratory facilities including a BSL-II microbiology teaching lab, a dissection lab, and a genetics facility.

Essential Duties:

  • Demonstrate expertise in biology, anatomy and physiology. 
  • Teach a variety of undergraduate courses.
  • Advise biology students.
  • Engage in scholarship and service to the department, university and the community, including occasional weekend and summer events
  • Work with the administration and faculty in the growth (recruitment and retention of students) and operation of the program
  • Meet with prospective students and their parents on campus visits
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required education:  

A MSc is required and Ph.D. in biology is preferred. Promising ABD applicants will also be considered.  Candidates with a background in anatomy and physiology and expertise in health-related fields such as medical microbiology and anatomy and physiology are strongly encouraged to apply.   

Outstanding Benefits:

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:                     

  • Health - medical, dental, vision,flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life insurance - a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1 ½ times annual salary
  • Paid sick time
  • Retirement - after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


Full-time, faculty-line salary and benefit schedule. 

Are you ready to join Trine?

Review of applications will begin spring 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.