Tarleton State University, College of Health Sciences and Human Services is seeking an Instructor and Program Director of Histotechnology. This position is a 12-month, non-tenure-track position in Fort Worth, TX.
Applications accepted only online at www.tarleton.edu
Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution. Perform duties as program director within an academic department. Work hours: Mon-Fri, 8 AM-5 PM or as teaching and work requirements indicate.
80% Teaching: Teach lectures and laboratories within the Medical Lab Sciences department as assigned. Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools. Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline. Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes. Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. Support Department of Medical Lab Sciences with other duties as appropriate for a full-time faculty appointment.
20% Serves as Program Director of the Histotechnology Program. Service to department, NAACLS accreditation, College, and Profession. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry. Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty. Performs other duties as assigned by Department Head. Supports NAACLS accreditation efforts for programs.
Education and Experience:
Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification. HTL certification required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean.
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
HTL certification required.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.