The Clinical Laboratory Science program at the University of Missouri invites applications for a full-time, 9-month clinical instructor position with administrative site coordinator responsibilities. Salary for the 9-month appointment will be commensurate with clinical and educational experience; occasional program-related responsibilities during the summer would earn additional funds to supplement the 9-month salary.
The University of Missouri CLS program is a well-established partnership with the NAACLS-accredited University of Nebraska Medical Center's Medical Laboratory Science program. The MU Clinical Laboratory Science program emphasizes teaching excellence resulting in highly sought-after graduates with a consistently high pass rate on national board exams. This program includes clinical experiences in Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Blood Bank, Molecular Pathology, Urinalysis, Toxicology, and Endocrinology. The Clinical Laboratory Science program is one of five programs in the Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences Department, which values a collegial environment that supports the intellectual and professional growth of students and faculty. The Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences Department is one of seven departments within the School of Health Professions, a rapidly expanding school within the University of Missouri.
Successful candidates will hold a bachelor's degree, though preference will be given to candidates with the master's degree. Successful candidates will also hold the American Society for Clinical Pathology Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist certification credential with at least one year of experience in clinical/medical laboratory science. The ideal candidate will have a history of effective teaching in clinical/medical laboratory science and an excellent reputation in clinical laboratory science.
Applications should be submitted through the online application portal and include a letter of interest, CV, and transcripts.
In addition, applicants should request that three letters of reference be mailed directly to: CLS Faculty Search, c/o Adria Koehn, 605 Lewis Hall, University of MO, Columbia, MO 65211 or KoehnA@health.missouri.edu.
For additional information, interested applicants are welcome to contact Janell Stormo, MHS, RDCS, RVT, RDMS, RT(R) (StormoJ@health.missouri.edu), Search Committee Chair.
Applications will be reviewed until a well-qualified candidate is hired.
MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds - small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/ .
The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application, resume/CV and cover letter for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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