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Full-Time Lecturer

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a renewable, full-time lecturer position starting September 1, 2021. We seek a colleague who is an experienced generalist with an interest in teaching and mentoring emerging professionals. Prospective faculty members must be committed to rapid pedagogical and other academic process changes as driven by environmental conditions.

Primary responsibilities include teaching didactic (may include on-ground and online teaching) and laboratory courses in clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunohematology, and/or hematology. Teaching responsibilities will include team teaching in our integrated (freshman through senior) medical laboratory science program. Other responsibilities include departmental, college, and university service and continuing education needed to maintain professional certification or licensure.


Required qualifications: A master’s degree in medical laboratory science or related discipline, MLS(ASCP)CM or other national professional certification recognized by the department, and evidence of current competence and ongoing professional development in medical laboratory science are essential.

Preferred qualifications: Higher education teaching experience; advanced certification in online teaching; familiarity with a 4-year integrated NAACLS accredited program; current accreditation experience in laboratory science education; active leadership in professional organizations; employment experience within multiple disciplines in the medical laboratory science field (hematology, urinalysis, body fluids, molecular biology, immunology/serology, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, and microbiology); demonstrated success working with people from diverse backgrounds.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Employment based visa sponsorship is not available.


To Apply: Qualified applicants are requested to submit the following:

  • Cover letter that outlines the candidate’s qualifications and interests in the position;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Complete contact information for three professional references. 

Questions: For inquiries about the Department or position, please contact Ms. Robin Couto at rcouto@umassd.edu

Recruitment Period: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


About the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth:

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. The University has an enrollment of over 8,000 students in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Science, College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Engineering, School of Law, and School of Marine Science and Technology. The University achieved Carnegie Designated Research University status in spring of 2016.

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