Program Director / Open Rank Faculty

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School of Health Professions
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20000852 Requisition #

Program Director – Medical Laboratory Sciences Program

Department of Health Sciences

UT Health—San Antonio, TX

Opportunity:

An outstanding leader is sought to guide the further development of an exceptional educational Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Program. The Department of Health Sciences (DHS) in the School of Health Professions (SHP) offers both the entry-level BS-MLS and MS-MLS. Both programs are designed to prepare medical laboratory scientists for clinical practice as well as for leadership/management positions in the field.

 

The Position:

The program director will oversee the administrative operation of the programs, serve as faculty for/lead instruction of courses in MLS, and provide leadership for teaching, research, service and clinical activities. Student advisement, faculty development and ensuring programmatic accreditation are expected, along with developing and implementing the strategic vision, goals, and objectives for the programs.  Teaching responsibilities include upper division undergraduate and graduate lecture and laboratory courses in hematology, clinical chemistry, toxicology, and other clinical specialties, dependent on expertise and education. The program director will report to the Chairperson, Department of Health Sciences.

 

Qualifications:

Candidates are required to have professional United States certification in Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS(ASCP)) and at a minimum, a completed Master’s Degree in an MLS-appropriate discipline.  An earned Doctorate in medical lab sciences, health sciences, education or a related area is preferred.  Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years experience in medical laboratory sciences including teaching and program administration in an academic-based, NAACLS-accredited, MLS education program.  Successful candidates will have a track record of achievement in education, a demonstrated leadership in research and scholarship, as well as active participation or leadership in relevant professional associations.

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications must include:  letter of interest, current CV and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three references.  Apply at: https://uthscsa.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233  Req#:  20000852

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.  All faculty appointments are designated as security-sensitive positions.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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