Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences/Clinical Laboratory Science

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Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences/Clinical Laboratory Science

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences/Clinical Laboratory Science

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E - Life Sciences

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Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description
The Department of Life Sciences seeks a faculty member who will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs in both biomedical science and clinical laboratory science. We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a fall 2019 start date. The primary responsibilities of the position are:

  • Teach upper division undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biomedical science and clinical laboratory science, particularly with emphasis in Immunohematology.
  • Develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program
  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate researchers
  • Pursue scholarly research in support of the Biology Master's and Marine Biology Ph.D. Program

The typical teaching assignment for doctoral faculty in the Department of Life Sciences is 3 courses per academic year.

The Department of Life Sciences has 30 tenured or tenure-track faculty, 5 professional assistant faculty and over 1,200 science majors. It offers B.S. degrees in Biology, Biomedical Science, and Clinical Laboratory Science, M.S. degrees in Biology, Marine Biology, and Fisheries & Mariculture, and a Ph.D. in Marine Biology. New degree programs planned include Biomedical Science M.S., Marine Biomedical Science Ph.D. and Fisheries Ph.D. The selected faculty and associated laboratory will be housed in a new state-of-the-art three-story building, Tidal Hall, which will support 9 new instructional labs and 34 research labs.

Required Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences or related field with current (or eligible for) MLS/MT (ASCP) certification, although other clinical laboratory credentials may be considered.
  • Applicants must have relevant work experience in a hospital based clinical laboratory, should be able to work effectively with others, and demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas clearly.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in teaching toxicology, microbiology, and/or cell biology would be beneficial.


To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.

A completed application will include:
1. Cover letter describing interest in the position
2. Curriculum vitae that includes detailed information about certifications
3. Individual statements describing research and teaching interests
4. The names and contact information of four references

Graduate transcripts will be required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate.

The position will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants are encouraged to apply by February 1, 2019.

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Jean Sparks at 361-825-2359 or [email protected].

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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