Instructor/Assistant Professor- Medical Laboratory Science, Memphis - 21000000K4
The Medical Laboratory Science Program, Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences, College of Health Professions at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications for a 12-month, full- time position (instructor or assistant professor; rank to be commensurate with education and credentials) non-tenure track to contribute to UTHSC's teaching, research, and service missions.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, clinical microbiology course development, primary instruction of didactic courses using face-to-face and online delivery modalities; participation in student recruitment, retention, and admissions activities; participation in program committee work including program evaluation, accreditation tasks, and other activities as assigned by Department Chair. While student instruction is central to this position, service and scholarship activities are also expected consistent with the missions and faculty evaluative criteria of the University, College, and Department.
Applicants must hold a minimum of a Master's Degree to be considered for this position.
National certification as MT/MLS(ASCP). Must be eligible for Tennessee licensure as a medical technologist.
Demonstration of teaching experience at the College level.
Recent and up to date clinical practice experience in the field.
Current knowledge and skill in the use of computer technology and educational learning management systems
Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through
Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion
Active in professional activities
Experience with online delivery
Publication record and funded research programs
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Diagnostic And Health Science
Job Posting Apr 8, 2021, 5:20:12 PM
Internal Number: 21000000K4
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.