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.
The Assistant Professor of the NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Sciences Program will engage undergraduate students through lecture and student laboratory experiences in microbiology and molecular diagnostics.
Teaching didactic and laboratory courses in microbiology, including parasitology and mycology, and molecular diagnostics.
Mentoring and advising students.
Support the MS in Health Sciences or the PhD n Health Sciences of the college.
Actively develop or continue a research agenda and seek internal and/or external funding.
Participate in research, university and professional service.
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.
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.
Internal Number: 48783
About Northern Illinois University
The Medical Laboratory Sciences Program at Northern Illinois University invites applications for an anticipated full time, 9 month, SPS individual to manage MLS students completing clinical education. Northern Illinois University (www.niu.edu) is a Doctoral/Research extensive university with a diverse student body located 60 miles west of Chicago.