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Faculty, Biomedical Sciences, Physiology
Mercer University

Date Posted Aug. 16, 2022
Title Faculty, Biomedical Sciences, Physiology
University Mercer University
Columbus, GA, United States
Department Biomedical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physiology & Biophysics
    Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences

Position Title

Faculty, Biomedical Sciences, Physiology


Biomedical Sciences


School of Medicine

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Columbus, GA

Job Type


Job Category



The Mercer University School of Medicine invites applications for a non-tenure track, 12-month appointment on the Columbus campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. The successful candidate will serve as a facilitator in an integrated medical curriculum that includes small and large group case-based learning.

MUSM focuses on educating physicians and healthcare professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas in Georgia. Faculty members are expected to participate broadly across the curricula and engage in scholarly activities in areas of biomedical science, medical education, or community-oriented research. Additional duties include course administration and contributions to institutional/departmental governance and service.


Successful candidates will hold a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, MD, or related degree) and have strong evidence of teaching expertise in medical physiology. Candidates with expertise in gastrointestinal, or endocrine and reproductive physiology are highly desirable. Experience in health professions education and with innovative learning strategies including the ability to facilitate large and small interactive sessions is preferred.

Applications for the ranks of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor will be considered. Applicants applying for Associate or Full Professor ranks should have a strong record of medical school teaching in large and small group settings.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. Complete applications will include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter listing evidence of teaching ability, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three professional references, including phone numbers and email addresses.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.



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Contact Information

  • Wei=Hsiung Yang
    Biomedical Sciences
    Mercer University


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