University of New Hampshire — Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (2 Positions)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (2 Positions)

UNH COLSA Molecular Cellular & Biomedical

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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 two three-year renewable, benefits-eligible non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor positions to commence January 2023. These positions are part of an expansion of the MLS program in the department.

The candidates hired will be responsible for undergraduate teaching in the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) option of the Biomedical Science Program. Teaching responsibilities will include at least 3 of the following lecture and laboratory courses: molecular diagnostics, mycology/parasitology/virology, clinical hematology, hemostasis, clinical immunology/serology, phlebotomy, and introductory microbiology. Clinical responsibilities will include training and supervising students and coordinating student clinical internships.

Other responsibilities will include academic advising of undergraduate 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).

A commitment to teaching, service, and the enhancement of diversity and inclusion is also required.

Additional Job Information
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Priority will be given to completed applications received by November 15, 2022.

The following application materials are required: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae including the names of three professional references (no actual letters are needed to apply, just names), 3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum two pages), and 4) 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 Matthew James at For scientific questions, please contact the chair of the search, Professor Sherine Elsawa at

UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include:

  1. Masters or Ph.D. degree
  2. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist (ASCP or equivalent) is preferred.

Candidates with three or more years employment in a clinical laboratory or equivalent teaching experience are encouraged to apply.

Salary Information
Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Open Until Filled

Appointment Type
Non Tenure-Track

Departmental Information
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences (MCBS) is an energetic and growing department that interacts 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

At UNH, diversity among administrators, faculty, staff and students also drives excellence. We therefore are committed to enhancing and sustaining an educational and working community that is inclusive and equitable, and cherish these values as inextricably linked to our core mission. We are a public institution with a long-standing commitment to equal employment and educational opportunity for all qualified persons, and our non-discrimination policies (please see below) extend and apply to admission, access to, treatment within, or employment in UNH programs or activities.

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

EEO Statement
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, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

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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:

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