Part -Time Lecturer- Department of Medical Laboratory Science

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Job no: 517064
Work type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Categories: Faculty

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Department of Medical Laboratory Science

Part-Time Lecturer Position

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for Part-time Lecturer (PTL) positions at the undergraduate level. We seek a colleague with an interest in teaching and mentoring emerging professionals. Prospective faculty members must be committed to rapid pedagogical and other academic process changes as driven by environmental conditions.

Primary responsibilities include teaching didactic (may include on-ground and online teaching) and laboratory courses in clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunohematology, and/or hematology. Teaching responsibilities will include team teaching in our integrated (freshman through senior) medical laboratory science program. Other responsibilities include departmental, college, and university service and continuing education needed to maintain professional certification or licensure.

Required qualifications: A master’s degree in medical laboratory science or related discipline, MLS(ASCP)CM or other national professional certification recognized by the department,

and evidence of current competence and ongoing professional development in medical laboratory science are essential.

Preferred qualifications: Higher education teaching experience; advanced certification in online teaching; familiarity with a 4-year integrated NAACLS accredited program; current accreditation experience in laboratory science education; active leadership in professional organizations; employment experience within multiple disciplines in the medical laboratory science field (hematology, urinalysis, body fluids, molecular biology, immunology/serology, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, and microbiology); demonstrated success working with people from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Employment based visa sponsorship is not available.

To Apply: Qualified applicants are requested to submit the following via the application portal at:

  • Cover letter that outlines the candidate’s qualifications and interests in the position;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Complete contact information for three professional references.

Questions: For inquiries about the Department or position, please contact Ms. Robin Couto at

Recruitment Period: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth:

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. The University has an enrollment of over 8,000 students in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Science, College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Engineering, School of Law, and School of Marine Science and Technology. The University achieved Carnegie Designated Research University status in spring of 2016.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality, and safety.

UMass Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit-based factors. The University values diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and background.

UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination.

Advertised: 05 Dec 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:


Located on the Massachusetts south coast, only a short drive from Cape Cod, Providence and Boston, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been ranked among the top northern public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The quality of life on the south coast of Massachusetts is rich with cultural attractions, beautifully preserved and restored historic districts, museums, live theatre and an excellent educational system. Recreational opportunities include boating, beaches, rivers, golf courses, camping grounds, beautiful state parks, waterfront parks and a new zoo.

UMass Dartmouth offers a broad range of baccalaureate and graduate degrees vital to the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the region. It has an enrollment of over 9,200 students in over 40 undergraduate and 36 graduate programs (including 11 at the Ph.D. level) offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Charlton College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School for Marine Science and Technology. The main campus was designed by the eminent architect Paul Rudolf and is located on 710 acres in North Dartmouth. Other university sites include theCenter for Marine Science and Technology on the waterfront in New Bedford, the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River and the Star Store Center for the Arts in New Bedford. 

While retaining its commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, UMass Dartmouth has increased dramatically its research and outreach activities during the past ten years. R&D spending has increased in the last five years from $20.1 million to $25.6 million and the university has established centers in Policy Studies, Portuguese Studies & Culture, Business Research, Marine Science &Technology and Indic Studies to significantly expand its research and public service activities in ways that meet regional needs but have global impact.

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