Continuing Track Faculty Position, Medical & Molecular Scien

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Continuing Track Faculty Position, Medical & Molecular Sciences

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College / VP Area:College of Health Sciences

Work type: Faculty

Location: Newark

Categories: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Full Time

Open Rank, Continuing Track Faculty Position

Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences

The Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing track (non-tenured track) faculty position in a fast-paced dynamic department offering academic programs in the clinical, biomedical, and pre-health sciences. Primary responsibilities include teaching of undergraduate and graduate students within the department, with an emphasis in areas pertaining to (i) clinical chemistry and hematology and (ii) biomedical laboratory sciences. The successful candidate will have astrong background in clinical chemistry and molecular laboratory science; a strong background in hematology is a plus. Content knowledge in the biomedical sciences and a demonstrated commitment to the use of evidence-based teaching methods are required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: National laboratory certification, such as through the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC), DABCC or AAB is required. In addition, a doctoral degree is required, PhD or DCLS is preferred. Appointment rank will be commensurate with experience and education. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in teaching or clinical laboratory experience or an appropriate combination of teaching and clinical laboratory experience. In addition, experience in graduate-level teaching and mentoring is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

Education and Curricular Administrative Responsibilities:

+ Assist in graduate and undergraduate curriculum design, development, revision, implementation and evaluation.

+ Prepare course syllabi and manual(s), lesson plans, handbooks, visual and technical aids, study sets and/or case studies, pertinent instructional materials and evaluation instruments that are relevant for the discipline area and based on contemporary theory, practice and technology, including computer-assisted instruction and/or web-based learning platforms, as appropriate. Course preparation responsibilities include ensuring that reference copies of all instructional materials are centrally maintained and protected.

+ Direct lectures and laboratory sessions in the area of expertise at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participate in MMSC core curriculum courses, as appropriate and necessary. Collaborate as necessary with clinical faculty for practical experience phases of training. Observe, evaluate and record performance of students and provide supplemental and remedial training as required.

+ Conduct student evaluation program(s), including pre- and post-matriculation student advising, and recommendations for academic or clinical disciplinary actions, as necessary.

University and Community:

+ Interpret trends in laboratory technology, laboratory service delivery and laboratory sciences clinical education to Program Directors and the Chairperson of the Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences (MMSC).

+ Represent the Department, College, and Program to the community, academic and professional societies and organizations.

Faculty Development, Scholarship and Continuing Education:

+ Actively pursue, promote, facilitate and encourage the academic development activities, programs and scholarly endeavors by faculty and students.

+ Participate in scholarly activities as a representative of the Department, College, and University

+ Initiate and maintain relationships with present and potential partners and sponsors of departmental, programmatic and continuing and clinical education activities.

Administration and Faculty Governance:

+ Collaborate with the offices of Admissions for outreach and enrollment activities for the recruitment and retention of prospective students

+ Cooperate with the offices of Admissions and Student Affairs to coordinate, objectively assess and document the enrollment process of students as well as their retention and progression in agreement with University and Department-wide policies.

+ Participate in the recruitment process of Faculty members and staff for the Program, in accordance with NAACLS/ASBMB Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Medical Laboratory Science/Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.

+ Participate in the MMSC Advisory Committee and other committees as appropriate

All levels of qualified applicants will be considered, and compensation and rank will be commensurate with experience.

This position offers a strong, supportive setting for teaching and other scholarly pursuits in the environment of an active research department. The successful candidate is expected to excel at teaching, engage in scholarship and professional development, and teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students who are broadly diverse in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation. Faculty in the Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences are expected to engage in service to the University, the College of Health Sciences, and the Department, as well as outreach to the community demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

GENERAL INFORMATION: One of the oldest institutions of higher education in this country, UD offers students the latest in instructional and research technology combined with the rich tradition of the institution. A Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution, UD is located in Newark, DE on the I-95 corridor near Philadelphia, halfway between Washington, DC and New York City.

Ranked fifth, 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 130 faculty with outstanding research and teaching facilities. The College has recently opened an exciting new 100,000 sq. ft. clinical research facility (pictured above) and occupies 7 floors of 10 floors in the newly opened building. The College also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Epidemiology, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing. With annual research expenditures of approximately $26 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, neurological disorders, and other chronic disease conditions, as well as rehabilitation science and concussion. 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, Spa

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Job Posting: JC225211952

Posted On: Oct 01, 2022

Updated On: Dec 05, 2022