University of New Hampshire — Clinical Assistant Professor of Immunohematology

Institution Information
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

Summary of Position
The Biomedical Science Program in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a three-year renewable, benefits-eligible non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor position to commence August 2021.

The person hired will be responsible for undergraduate teaching in the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) option of the Biomedical Science Program. Teaching responsibilities will include lecture and laboratory courses in immunohematology, body fluids, and development of a course in an area of their specialty. Clinical responsibilities will include training and supervising students and coordinating student clinical internships.

The ideal candidate will show evidence of their commitment to diversity, equity and social justice and an ability to work with faculty, staff, students and community groups of varied backgrounds, not limited to socioeconomic status, gender, sexuality, disability, age, race or ethnicity.

Other responsibilities will include academic advising of students, service activities for the Department and College, and participation in the periodic accreditation process for the National Accrediting Agency of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

Additional Job Information
Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The following application materials are required:

  1. cover letter
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. names and contact information of three professional references
  4. statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum two pages)
  5. a diversity statement (1-2 pages) that articulates your previous experience fostering an equitable and inclusive work environment and how you will apply this experience moving forward.

For administrative questions related to application submission, please contact Paul Boisselle at paul.boisselle@unh.edu. For scientific questions, please contact the chair of the search, Professor Stephanie Brown at Stephanie.Brown@unh.edu.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a Master’s or Ph.D. degree and certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist (ASCP or equivalent). Candidates with three or more years employment in a clinical laboratory or equivalent teaching experience are encouraged to apply.

To view description and apply, visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/38328

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Special Requirements
A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Departmental Information
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences (MCBS) is an energetic and growing department with seven new tenure-track faculty hires in the past five years. We also interact with three Departments within the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), and the state’s Agricultural Experiment Station. The Department is also home to the only NAACLS accredited four-year Medical Laboratory Science program in the state of New Hampshire.

MCBS offers degrees at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels. Undergraduate programs focus on preparing students for careers in the life sciences, including advanced training in graduate or professional programs. These interactive programs further foster cross-disciplinary and integrative approaches to teaching and research. For more information about MCBS, please visit https://colsa.unh.edu/mcbs/.

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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