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Asst Professor - Educator/Program Director, Advanced Medical Imaging & Nuclear Medicine Technology

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Job OverviewThe Department of Clinical and Health Information Sciences is searching for a full-time Assistant Professor Educator who will also serve as a Program Director to contribute to the department’s teaching, service and research missions. This is a 12-month per year Educator position. The preferred start date is March 2024.

The Department of Clinical and Health Information SciencesThe Department of Clinical and Health Information Sciences is one of the academic units in the College of Allied Health Sciences. The department offers undergraduate degrees in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Therapy, Health Information Management, and Advanced Medical Imaging Technology. The department also has three graduate programs in Medical Laboratory Sciences Leadership, Respiratory Therapy leadership and Health Informatics. The department is in the Health Sciences building located on the UC Academic Health Center.

Essential Functions
    The responsibilities of this position are teaching, service and scholarship to the Department of Clinical and Health Information Sciences and College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS). The duties will also include program directorship for the Nuclear Medicine Technology accreditation that includes program administration and assessment, curriculum design, instruction, student evaluation, and academic advisement. The Program Director must also collaboration and coordinate with the clinical coordinator and other faculty teaching in the program. The primary teaching responsibilities include courses in Nuclear medicine anatomy, physiology, and pathology, Radiobiology, Radiation Safety, Nuclear Cardiology, Fusion Imaging, Fundamental Radiopharmacy, fundamental radiation physics, basic patient care skills, general know of other imaging modules, and research methods, but are not limited to, course instruction, course development, participation in student recruitment, retention, and admissions activities, participation in program committee work, including program evaluation and accreditation tasks, and other activities as assigned by Department Chair. Position requirements will be consistent with faculty evaluative criteria and the missions of the University, College, and Department.
Minimum Requirements
    Master’s degree in education or a health-related field from a regionally accredited or nationally accredited academic institution.Baccalaureate degree in Medical Imaging.Hold certification and registration in nuclear medicine technology (NMT) from a national certification board.Five or more years full-time clinical experience in nuclear medicine technology experience, and.Two years of teaching experience as an adjunct instructor or one full year of full-time teaching at the college level in the didactic and/or clinical setting for a nuclear medicine technology program.Current knowledge and skill in the use of computer technology and educational learning systems.Strong organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills, including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through.Ability to work independently.Ability to take direction and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.Interest and ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team.
Required Experience
    Prior teaching experience in nuclear medicine.Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex material to students unfamiliar with a subject.Ability to work and collaborate with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Additional Qualifications Considered
    Doctorate degree in education or health-related field from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution.MRI Credential from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or Computed Tomography (CT)
Application ProcessComplete an online application. Applicants should submit:

    Cover letter describing qualifications and interest in the positionCurrent CVStatement of teaching philosophy and research planA list of at least three professional references with contact information
Please use the ‘Additional Documents’ option as needed for these documents.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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