Biomedical Sciences Faculty in Physiology - UT

Job ID 2021-1410
Job Locations
Budgeted Salary Range
$79,500 (minimum) - $99,500 (midpoint) per year

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Ivins, UT has an opening for a

Biomedical Sciences Faculty in Physiology (Full Time)


To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.




The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan.   RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.


RVU offers a full benefits package that included 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.


RVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Primary Purpose

Serve as a faculty expert in the department delivering content in the field of Physiology and related topics to students in the Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) and Osteopathic medicine programs, provide service to the university, and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical and scientific knowledge. 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Actively participate in the education and instruction of medical students, graduate students, and other health care professional students while providing mentorship and motivation for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, clinical settings, active learning groups, laboratory experience and research opportunities.
  2. Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
  3. Provide service to the university community and students through serving on university and departmental committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Department Vice Chair or Department Chair.
  4. Participate in curriculum assessment and modification as a part of the university ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  5. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the university meet the standards established by the university faculty and obtain adequate knowledge, skills and competencies.
  6. Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the university ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  7. Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency within your specialty field.
  8. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  9. Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  10. Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  11. Advance the prestige of the University through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the Dean, Chair, or Vice Chair.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of graduate and medical education.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the area of studied expertise as well ability to deliver physiology content related to all body systems appropriate for the level of learner.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of content delivery via varied curriculum templates.
  4. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Terminal degree (D.O., M.D., PhD) with current Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization if applicable.
  2. A record of scholarly activity, student mentoring, and academic service is essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. One (1) plus years or academic experience as a full time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine/ Medical School or three (3) years of academic experience as a full time faculty member in an institution of higher education at the graduate level.
  2. Demonstrated leadership experience in professional or educational settings.
  3. Demonstrations of post-doctoral experience and published works of scholarly activity.



Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021.  


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.



Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and /or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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