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Assistant Professor, Health Studies (38777)
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Dec. 7, 2021
Title Assistant Professor, Health Studies (38777)
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Health Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Health Sciences - General
The Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Program at Northern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a Doctoral/Research extensive university with a diverse student body located 60 miles west of Chicago. Applicants who will contribute to the program’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply. This position offers opportunities for professional growth. The Medical Laboratory Sciences Program is housed in the School of Health Studies, in the College of Health and Human Sciences, and is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS).

For more information about the program, visit The BS in MLS program is a limited admission program in the college to assure practicum placement in an affiliated hospital. There is also an option for MLT to MLS for those students meeting the MLS program admission requirements.

Position Summary The Assistant Professor of the NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Sciences Program will engage undergraduate students through lecture and student laboratory experiences in microbiology (including parasitology and mycology) and molecular diagnostics. This position offers opportunities for professional growth.

* Teaching didactic and laboratory courses for the program. Emphasis on microbiology including parasitology and mycology, molecular diagnostics, and other introductory courses as needed.
* Mentoring and advising students.
* Support the college MS and/or PhD in Health Sciences through student engagement or other activities
* Actively develop or continue a research agenda and seek internal and/or external funding.
* Participate in research, university, and professional service.

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