Continuing-Track Assistant / Associate Professor - Medical Laboratory Sciences

The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware (US)
March 01 2018
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Continuing-Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Medical Laboratory Sciences

The University of Delaware

Newark, DE

The Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing-track (CT) faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank with a start date of Fall 2018. A major responsibility of this position will be instruction of undergraduate majors within the department (medical laboratory science, applied molecular biology and biotechnology, and medical diagnostics). The successful candidate will have recent teaching experience primarily in clinical microbiology. Other areas of teaching may include clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, as well as strong content knowledge in the biomedical sciences, and demonstrated commitment to the use of evidence-based teaching methods. National laboratory certification, such as the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification, is preferred. Additional experience in teaching at the graduate level is a plus. A doctoral degree is required, and appointment rank will be commensurate with experience. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Ranked fifth, nationally, among the best places to study the health professions by College Factual, the College of Health Sciences is a thriving academic unit of over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 130 faculty with outstanding research and teaching facilities. The College has recently opened an exciting new 100,000 sq. ft. clinical research facility (pictured above) and will occupy 7 floors in a 10-story tower opening Fall 2018. The College also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing. With annual research expenditures of approximately $26 million, the college currently houses a number of large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and DoD. The college boasts strong research teams in the areas of cardiovascular health, neurological disorders, and other chronic disease conditions, as well as rehabilitation science and concussion. There are also numerous collaborative linkages with our clinical partners.

With roots tracing back to 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities and people with disabilities. The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant, focused on enhancing the climate of the university for women and underrepresented minority faculty. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than 3% of degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost-of-living and merit salary increases and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references at The letter of application and CV will be shared with the search committee. For information contact Virginia Hughes, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, 302-831-3865, Apply online at:

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.


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