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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Oakland University

Date Posted Jun. 4, 2020
Title Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
University Oakland University
Rochester, MI, United States
Department School of Health Sciences, Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Medical Microbiology

The School of Health Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan invites qualified persons with a passion for Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences to apply for this full-time tenure track position with rank and salary commensurate with experience.

As a member of the department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (CDS) the expectations of this position are to: provide disciplinary expertise and teaching in clinical microbiology; establish a line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship; advance clinical professional relationships with medical system partners for research, clinical, and teaching goals; and provide service to the school, university, and communities of practice including participation in student recruitment and retention, continuous academic program refinement, new program development including Master of Science degrees, and active involvement in professional organizations. Candidates with certification in Medical Laboratory Science (ASCP) or Medical Technology (ASCP) are preferred, as are individuals with prior teaching experience in a Medical Laboratory Science program. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, and a commitment to, diversity and inclusion.

The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships, connecting theory to best practices in four thematic areas. Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences – programs include medical laboratory science, histotechnology, radiologic technology, nuclear medicine, pre-clinical professions, as well as master of science programs being developed in both physician assistant and CDS. Human Movement Science – the doctor of physical therapy, and the master of exercise science programs offer post-professional certificates and support undergraduate health sciences program concentrations. Public and Environmental Wellness – comprehensive programs consist of undergraduate wellness and health promotion, undergraduate and graduate environmental health and safety, and the master of public health. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences – the undergraduate health sciences degree program offers concentrations in nutrition, holistic health, and interdisciplinary pre-health professions, while the applied health sciences program offers degree completion opportunities for health specialized associate degree holders. Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Minimum requirements are PhD and certification in Medical Laboratory Science (ASCP) or Medical Technology (ASCP) and 2 years of relevant clinical experience in a clinical diagnostic microbiology laboratory. Candidates who are ABD and nearing completion will be considered if they can demonstrate evidence of completing degree requirements by December 2020.

Application Information: Position begins August 15, 2020. Review will begin as soon as possible and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries are encouraged. Contact Christina Lim by email ( Internet:

Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

  • Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Contact Information

  • Christina Lim
    School of Health Sciences, Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
    Oakland University
    433 Meadow Brook Road
    Human Health Building
    Rochester, MI 48309


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