Date Posted: 19-DEC-2017 Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR PIN Number: #23348 Job Type: Full-Time Category: FACULTY Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track eligible position (instructor to professor; rank to be commensurate with education and credentials) to contribute to UTHSC’s research, teaching and service missions. Primary teaching responsibilities include hematology or clinical chemistry instruction for students in the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) program, and additional teaching responsibilities as assigned and appropriate to individual expertise.
Qualified applicants must hold national certification as MT/MLS(ASCP), specialist certification in chemistry or hematology preferred, have extensive professional experience in hematology or clinical chemistry, and must be eligible for Tennessee licensure as a medical technologist. Minimally, applicants must hold a Master’s Degree and be willing to pursue a Doctoral Degree to be considered for this position. Applicants who have obtained a terminal Doctoral Degree and three or more years of teaching experience, in a university-based medical laboratory science program are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in research relevant to the department and the profession.
Please contact Wes Williamson, MS, MT (ASCP) (Advisory Search Committee Chairman) at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references electronically to Paul Edwards, MBA, MAcc, Assistant Dean, Finance & Administration, College of Health Professions.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
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Internal Number: 23348
About University of Tennessee Health Science Center
The College of Health Professions
The College serves as an administrative home for allied health profession programs offered through the Departments of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Audiology and Speech Pathology, Health Informatics and Information Management, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. Over the next three years, the College will invest heavily in research and add new graduate programs and departments, as the college moves to an exciting phase of unprecedented growth in research, education, and clinical service under the leadership of the new Dean, Stephen E. Alway, PhD., F.A.C.S.M.
The UT Health Sciences Center
Established in 1911, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the state’s flagship academic health university, and is located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Memphis, TN. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus (http://www.uthsc.edu/aboututhsc/) comprises six colleges – Health Professions, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The Memphis Core Teaching Hospitals include: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Methodist Healthcare, Regional One Health, Le Bonheur Child...ren's Hospital, Baptist Memorial Health Care, Memphis VA Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital. UTHSC has a long and rich tradition of accomplishments in basic, clinical and translational research in a wide variety of disciplines focused on the health issues that impact our community, our region, the state of Tennessee and the world. UTHSC investigators are supported by both government grants and private funding. The Cancer Center Building opened in 2007, and is the Mid-South’s only adult cancer research facility, housing 32 research laboratories and more than 65 scientists. The 140,000-square foot Translational Science Research Building opened in 2016 which currently houses ~ 40 investigators who are focused on cardiovascular and related diseases. In fiscal 2016, UTHSC generated ~$100 million in sponsored programs, including NIH and grants from private foundations. See http://www.uthsc.edu/research/ for more information. The UT system has a combined student enrollment of more than 49,000 students, over 360,000 living alumni, and a total endowment that tops $1 billion.