We seek a continuing-track Instructor & Clinical Education Coordinator to join an award-winning faculty at a time of growth and expansion for the University of Delaware’s College of Health Sciences. The Medical and Molecular Sciences (MMSC) clinical education coordinator-faculty member provides classroom and laboratory instruction in clinical laboratory science subjects as assigned, coordinates and manages clinical affiliation sites and all aspects of student clinical rotations.  

 

Primary responsibilities will include coordination and administrative oversight of student off-site clinical practicum experiences for the NAACLS accredited MLS and other laboratory-based work-force oriented programs, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in clinical laboratory science and related areas, undergraduate academic student advisement, and university service. All faculty are expected to contribute to a welcoming campus environment that embraces diversity.

 

The successful applicant must have earned a Master’s degree (Doctoral degree a plus) in a related field, preferably Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Medical Laboratory Science, Education or Health Administration from a regionally accredited institution; hold a nationally recognized laboratory certification (such as ASCP) and have expertise in two or more of the following:  phlebotomy, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, molecular diagnostics, clinical chemistry, microbiology. Work experience in a clinical laboratory is highly desirable.  

 

The Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences is committed to providing skilled, critically-thinking practitioners equipped to be future leaders in the biomedical sciences. In this pursuit, the Department is committed to active engagement of undergraduate and graduate students in experiential learning, to forming collaborative partnerships with educational, clinical, industrial and research experts locally and globally, to discovering innovative breakthroughs in research that contribute to the health and basic sciences body of knowledge, and to functioning as an expert resource in medical and molecular science.

 

Ranked in the top 1%, nationally, among the best places to study the health professions by College Factual, the College of Health Sciences is a thriving academic unit of over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 150 faculty with outstanding research and teaching facilities. The College has recently opened an exciting new 100,000 sq. ft. clinical research facility and will occupy 7 floors in an adjacent 10-story tower opening in fall 2018. The College also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing. With annual research expenditures of approximately $19 million, the college currently houses a number of large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and DoD. The college boasts strong research teams in the areas of cardiovascular health, rehabilitation science, concussion, communication and related disorders, neurological disorders and other chronic disease conditions. There are also numerous collaborative linkages with our clinical partners.

 

With roots tracing back to 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities and people with disabilities.  The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant, focused on enhancing the climate of the university for women and underrepresented minority faculty. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than 3% of degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 19,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students.

 

Compensation packages are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost-of-living and merit salary increases and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation. Relocation and start-up funds are available. 

 

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. Review of applications will begin on July 20, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.  Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/. The letter of application and CV will be shared with the search committee. For information contact Leslie Allshouse, Search Committee Chair, phone 302-831-2755, allshous@udel.edu.

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