Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for a faculty position (rank commensurate with qualifications) in the Medical Laboratory Science Program of the School of Medical Diagnostic and Translational Sciences beginning July 25, 2019. This appointment can be tenure track for appropriately qualified applicants with a track record in scholarship and peer-reviewed publications. The School is housed in the College of Health Sciences, (https://www.odu.edu/hs) and includes undergraduate programs in medical laboratory science, cytotechnology and nuclear medicine technology as well as a postgraduate certificate program in molecular diagnostics and cytotechnology. The school’s faculty also participate in PhD Programs for Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Health Services Research, Modeling and Simulation, and Biomedical Engineering. Information regarding the School of Medical Diagnostic and Translational Sciences is available online at http://www.odu.edu/mdts.
ODU is an ethnically and culturally diverse campus of over 27,000 students. The university is located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in the beautiful and historic Tidewater area of coastal Virginia. Nearby recreational and cultural activities abound in in the city of Norfolk and at beaches in Virginia Beach and North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
Candidates should submit a letter of application addressing their qualifications for this position, a summary of professional goals, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of research interests a current curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references from academic and professional sources to: Chair, MLS SearchCommittee, School of Medical Diagnostic and Translational Sciences at https://jobs.odu.edu/ For more information about the university and the college, visit Old Dominion University’s home page at http://www.odu.eduReview of applications will begin March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications include at minimum an appropriate masters-level degree and current (or eligibility for) professional ASCP certification. A doctoral degree and a track record in research and peer reviewed publications is highly preferred, as are clinical laboratory and classroom teaching experience in accredited programs. The preferred area of expertise is Clinical Chemistry, but versatility among multiple laboratory disciplines is desirable. The individual chosen may serve as educational coordinator and would be expected to provide leadership for developing and maintaining off campus clinical training in that capacity. Additionally, preference will be given to individuals familiar with distance and technology-enhanced learning pedagogy.
Additional Salary Information: Old Dominion University offers an excellent faculty benefits package.
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About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.