The School of Clinical Sciences at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a faculty position in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Programs. The CLS programs at NMU include NAACLS-accredited programs: Clinical Assistant, Clinical Laboratory Technician, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, and Diagnostic Genetics. The School of Clinical Sciences also offers a Master of Science degree in Clinical Molecular Genetics. NMU is known for its creative curriculum and career ladder programming. The position is a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August of 2018. This is a campus-based position.
Duties and Responsibilities: Position will be responsible for teaching, scholarship, and service in the fields of Diagnostic Molecular Genetics and Clinical Laboratory Science in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Participating in curriculum development, student advisement and recruitment, collaboration with clinical affiliated hospitals, as well as service and professional activities. Serve as program director for MS in Clinical Molecular Genetics)
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Molecular Biology, five years of experience in CLIA accredited medical molecular diagnostic laboratory performing and supervising molecular diagnostic techniques, and two years University teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate molecular diagnostics.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Ability to conduct and supervise molecular diagnostics based research and assay development. Oral and written communication skills sufficient to communicate molecular diagnostics theory. Ability to participate in curriculum development for undergraduate and graduate education. Ability to mentor student scholarship. Knowledge of molecular identity testing techniques. Knowledge of molecular diagnostics of cancer and infectious disease. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and assessment of outcomes.
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Expertise in molecular diagnostics, infectious disease, and cancer genetics. Molecular identity testing expertise. Experience supervising undergraduate and graduate student laboratory based research. Evidence of professional and scholarly activities.
How to apply
The review of applicants will begin February 5, 2018. Applications received after that date will not be considered. All applicants must include a letter of application, a current vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) for three references. To apply for this position please visit: https://employMe.nmu.edu.