FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES
The Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont seeks an applicant for a full-time, nine-month non-tenure track position in the area of Medical Laboratory Sciences. We invite applications at the rank of clinical assistant professor. This position will contribute to the teaching and service mission of Vermont’s only undergraduate and graduate NAACLS-accredited Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) programs. This 9-month position begins in the Fall of 2020.
Primary responsibilities of this Clinical Faculty position include teaching in the undergraduate and graduate MLS programs, providing service to the College, University and the community, and maintaining proficiency in the area of Medical Laboratory Science through continued professional practice.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience teaching the core didactic courses in an accredited Medical Laboratory Science program. We are particularly seeking individuals with expertise in the areas of Molecular Diagnostics and Hematology. Experience with curriculum development, capstone projects, evidence-based practice and administrative oversight are also highly desirable.
The University Established in 1791, the University of Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. Our academic programs combine faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. UVM’s tradition of equity and social justice extends not only to faculty, staff, and students, but also is reflected in a commitment to environmentally sound and sustainable practices.
The College The college is home to more approximately 1200 students in eight different health professions comprising seven undergraduate and six graduate degree programs including an interdisciplinary PhD. The College is committed to inter-professional education and practice and educational innovation. We are part of an academic health sciences center including Vermont’s tertiary care hospital, the Larner College of Medicine and a state of the art interdisciplinary clinical simulation laboratory, within proximity to the University campus.
The Department The Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences is part of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (https://www.uvm.edu/cnhs/bhsc) The successful candidate will join a department with tenure track, clinical faculty, lecturers and staff that are dedicated to educating the nearly 300 undergraduate students and 15 graduate students in our programs. Program offerings include undergraduate majors in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Radiation Science and Health Sciences and an MLS Master’s degree.
The Community UVM is located in Burlington, Vermont, which is rated as one of the best small cities in the country. The greater Burlington area has an increasingly diverse population of about 125,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shore of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. The surrounding area provides an environment rich in cultural, civic and recreational activities. Vermont has a deep history of social activism and political participation. It offers many opportunities for collaborative partnerships in community and state-wide human service and social change organizations in multiple fields of practice, including state agencies.
The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities that include:
Teaching and advising in the undergraduate/graduate Medical Laboratory Sciences program;
Supervision of undergraduate/graduate students in practicum & internship settings;
Collaborating with Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences faculty and staff in program development, scholarship and service;
Collaborate and engage in department governance as well as service and outreach activities at the college, university, regional, state, national and international levels.
A doctoral degree and current (or eligible for) MLS/MT, MB (ASCP) certification or similar. Individuals holding a Master’s degree with significant teaching experience in a NAACLS-accredited medical laboratory science program will also be considered.
Relevant work experience in a hospital laboratory is required.
Successful experience in teaching at the college/university level
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
Strong collegial, communication, and collaborative teamwork skills.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 1st
For more detailed information about us, visit our web pages at the Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences; the College of Nursing and Health Sciences website, www.uvm.edu/cnhs; and the University of Vermont’s website, www.uvm.edu
The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Openness, Justice and Responsibility. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.
Anticipated starting date is August 24, 2020.Please apply online at www.uvmjobs.com Include 1) a cover letter with a brief description of your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a current curriculum vitae 3) a separate statement on how you will contribute to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence at the University of Vermont. For more information about the position, please contact
Katrina Moreau, MAT, MLS (ASCP)cm, Director, Graduate MLS Program Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences University of Vermont Katrina.firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.
Internal Number: F1470PO
About University of Vermont
Established in 1791, the University of Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. Our academic programs combine faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. UVM’s tradition of equity and social justice extends not only to faculty, staff, and students, but also is reflected in a commitment to environmentally sound and sustainable practices.