Assistant Professor /CC Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
New Haven, CT

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Health & Medical, Allied Health, Medicine

Posted: September 29, 2021
Level: Instructor, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 10-month (30 credit hours per academic year)
Job Posting: GCC 21-11
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Friday, October 29, 2021.


Gateway Community College
20 Church Street New Haven, CT 06510

Anticipated Start Date: 

Spring 2022

Position Summary:

All Teaching Faculty members shall: Prepare and teach college-approved courses in accordance with approved course descriptions and class schedules, including developing syllabi and reading lists and keeping each course taught complete and up to date; respond to and work with multiple constituencies, including students, peers (faculty and staff), and external agencies (business, community, educational, etc.); perform divisional departmental responsibilities in the selection of texts and related teaching resources; and other teaching and related duties as outlined on the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Three (3) years’ experience as a certified sonographer
  • Current Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Abdomen, OBGYN and Vascular.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One or more years’ (24+ credits) College teaching experience in a CAAHEP accredited Associate Degree DMS program.
  • Experience with online instruction and delivery methods such as Blackboard.  
  • Experience with curriculum development, and program assessment and evaluation.
  • One or more years’ (24+ credits) experience teaching at a community college.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the Academic Division Director, the Assistant Professor/CC DMS is expected to teach thirty (30) credit hours per academic year and will be responsible for teaching a range of DMS courses (delivery systems can be lecture, hybrid and/or online).  Evaluating and assessing student learning, providing student support and academic advising, planning, and executing program-related events, assisting with program reviews, developing curriculum, and periodically evaluating teaching materials, attending workshops and or conferences to maintain currency in profession and field. Teaching schedule may include both day and evening classes.

The Clinical Coordinator is also expected to administer the clinical portion of the program to ensure the effectiveness of the clinical experiences for the Abdomen, OBGYN and Vascular concentrations.  Provide clinical instruction and document the evaluation and clinical progression of clinical performance leading to clinical competence.  Coordinate and evaluate students’ clinical experiences and advise students; Administer existing program policies; Conduct Recruitment/Orientation of students; Perform Clinical and Academic instruction of students enrolled in the program.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings.  These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full duties and responsibilities that is stated within the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Starting Salary:

$68,273 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter, resume and a copy of Official College Transcripts.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity [email protected]


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