Adjunct Faculty - Anatomy and Physiology Lecture and Lab


  • Salary Range: Approx. $1040 per credit
  • Department: School of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
  • Closing Date: Open until filled


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NUNM’s School of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies is seeking an adjunct academic faculty member to teach the Anatomy and Physiology course. Adjunct faculty members perform instructional duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the university and appropriate to the individual assignment(s). The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning.

Programs: Bachelor of Nutrition, Bachelor of Integrative Health Sciences, Cross-listed for our graduate students as well

Course Name: NS311/312 (for grad students NS511/512) Anatomy and Physiology Lecture and Lab

Course Credits: 4 credits (lecture) and 1 credit (lab) – PLUS 1 credit in the summer term for lab re-development. NOTE: There is the potential for having 1 in-person and 1 completely online section for the lecture portion of the course in the fall and will be paid accordingly.

Term: Fall 2021(9/13 – 12/17, courses run 11 weeks total) – plus Summer term lab re-development (July to September paid at 1 credit in addition to course credits in fall term)

This course will be a combination of in-person lectures/info (as allowable due to COVID regulations) and online lab exercises and information delivery. For the lab, we have purchased 4D Interactive Anatomy.

This course introduces the structure and function of the human body from a whole-systems perspective. The integumentary, musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urogenital, and immune systems, and endocrine systems will be covered. Mechanisms for maintaining homeo/allostasis as well as concepts of development, metabolism, fluid and electrolyte balance, and acid-base balance will be explored.

Applicants must have education, experience, skill, and knowledge in the area they will be teaching. Master’s degree required, doctoral degree preferred. Online teaching experience preferred.