The School of Science at Marist College is pleased to invite applications for a full-time Professional Lecturer of Medical Technology starting Fall 2023. The Medical Technology Department's academic mission is immeasurably enriched by an inclusive community in which diverse perspectives are respected and valued. Thus, candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Lecturers are fully integrated into the life of the department and are expected to advise students and contribute to service. This is a one-year term appointment with expectation of renewal based on satisfactory performance. Term faculty at Marist are also eligible for advancement in rank after specified time periods. Expertise in Hematology and the ability to teach an introductory course in Medical Technology required. Experience in undergraduate education is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching 12 contact hours per week, including lecture and lab; overseeing clinical rotations, and college service. Service would include: holding office hours outside of class, keeping curriculum current, committee work, and participating in accreditation. Transition into department/program leadership at appropriate time is expected.
The successful candidate will join a well-established (30+ years) program that is NAACLS accredited (most recently in 2019) and focused on providing an excellent education for students seeking careers in the medical laboratory sciences. They will also work closely with students, clinical affiliate faculty, and on-campus faculty. Prior teaching experience is desirable; however, candidates with promise and enthusiasm for becoming a skilled teacher are strongly encouraged to apply.
National certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist is required. A Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or closely related field is also required.
Significant experience as a bench technologist, including experience in hematology.
Enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates and evidence of excellent teaching or potential to develop into an excellent teacher.
Plan, organize, and instruct assigned courses to promote student success
Take part in continuing education
Maintain office hours to provide assistance to students and communication with administration
Provide academic advising to students in the School of Science
Perform service to department, school, college, and community as necessary
A doctorate in an appropriate field, and teaching experience at the community college level or higher is preferred. Experience in clinical education or translational medicine research is a plus.
The Medical Technology Department is located in the Allied Health Building, a 58,000 ft2 facility constructed in 2016 for biology and allied health graduate and undergraduate programs. It features modern laboratories and facilities in addition to updated instrumentation for teaching and research.
Marist's Medical Technology program maintains an excellent reputation among major medical institutions. These connections see our students through from clinical placements to job placements to successful, lifelong career paths in both technical and supervisory positions.
About Marist College: Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to "help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century." Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger's Personal Finance ("Best College Values"), and others. Marist's study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department's "Open Doors Report" and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist's Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about
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