Position Information: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Science, Position #00016304
The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) seeks candidates for a full-time (12-month appointment) non-tenure track, assistant professor faculty position in the Educator Scholar track, to become a vital member of a student-centered team focused on delivering quality education and building the future laboratory workforce. The anticipated position start date is August 1, 2021. The UND MLS program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) which is located at 5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119.The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) seeks candidates for a full-time (12-month appointment) non-tenure track, assistant professor faculty position in the Educator Scholar track, to become a vital member of a student-centered team focused on delivering quality education and building the future laboratory workforce. The anticipated position start date is August 1, 2021. The UND MLS program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) which is located at 5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119.Compensation and AppointmentPosition:
Salary is commensurate on experience and starts at $60,000.Benefits
: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, and tuition waiver. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.Twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with UND SMHS, Department of Medical Laboratory Science. Job Summary and Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities will be related to teaching and advising for the Undergraduate and Graduate MLS programs housed within the UND School of Medicine & Health Science’s Department of MLS. Specific responsibilities will be to:
Design, deliver, and assess online and/or face-to-face didactic coursework and student laboratory sessions for the undergraduate MLS programDesign, deliver, and assess online coursework for the Graduate (Master of Science) MLS program Advise prospective and current MLS students.Assist with evaluation and assessment of the MLS program in accordance with the UND, SMHS, and departmental assessment plans and proceduresActively participate in departmental meetings, initiatives, NAACLS accreditation requirements, and other assessment activitiesParticipation in professional development activities as appropriate to stay abreast of current information in the field and meet internal departmental requirements
Additional responsibilities may be assigned based on experience, need, and/or specific interest. In addition to the teaching and administrative responsibilities detailed above, service, and scholarly activities also will be required as part of the educator scholar position. Minimum Requirements:
ASCP certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or equivalent (Clinical Laboratory Scientist-CLS; Medical Technologist-MT).Demonstrated competence in the area of MLS with at least 3 years of experience in the field At least two years previous experience with teaching and/or training of students or employeesMinimum of an earned master’s degree in MLS or other related area At least one year previous experience with advising of undergraduate-level MLS students in various program routes.Successful completion of a Criminal History Records Check
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hireRequired Competencies:
Strong communication, problem-solving, and organizational skillsAbility to work independently and in team environmentsPreferred Requirements:
Familiarity and/or direct experience with the curriculum and structure of the UND MLS ProgramA familiarity with National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accreditation standards/processesExperience with course/curriculum developmentExperience with Blackboard Learning Management SystemExperience with various technology and/or software systems utilized in an educational settingCurrently verified ASCP Credential Maintenance (‘CM’) at the MLS levelTo Apply: Review of applications will begin 07/19/2021. Position is open until filled. Applications must include the following materials:
Letter detailing your specific interest in this position, relevant experience, and professional goalsCurrent resume or curriculum vitaeProof of ASCP MLS (or CLS or MT) certification Contact information for two references (include the full name, credentials, title, employer, and contact information for each reference, along with a brief description of how you know him/her and how long you have known him/her)
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