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Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Sciences Program - 6363
Northern Illinois University


Date Posted Feb. 26, 2020
Title Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Sciences Program - 6363
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
 
 

Position Description Summary
Department, Community, University Description

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 2020. 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 http://www.chhs.niu.edu/mls/. The B.S. 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 hematology, hemostasis, urinalysis and body fluids.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching didactic and laboratory courses in hematology, hemostasis, urinalysis, body fluids and introduction to teaching in health professions.
  • Participate in research, university and professional service.

Required Qualifications
Required Qualifications

  • PhD, EdD. or DCLS. Applicants who are ABD and have an established record of teaching and research agenda will be considered.
  • Current MLS or specialist certification through ASCP.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and collaboration skills with a record of professional service.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional clinical laboratory work experience and didactic and/or clinical teaching experience in higher education within the last 3-5 years.
  • Proven ability to develop and conduct research, publish results, and mentor students.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and collaboration skills with a record of professional service.

 
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