Clinical Coordinator Radiologic Technology (Assistant Professor)

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2019 Top Ten Public College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.

Job Description:

The Department of Biology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Radiologic Technology at the assistant professor rank to begin September 1, 2021. A clinical coordinator is sought with a background that enables teaching junior and senior radiology classes, as well as other courses that contribute to the major of a bachelor's degree in health sciences with a concentration in Radiologic Technology.

MCLA seeks a candidate committed to high quality teaching, mentoring and advising in the environment of a small liberal arts college, with a plan for scholarly work involving undergraduate students.


  • Supervise the students' clinical experience at the affiliated clinical sites
  • Make regularly scheduled visits to each clinical affiliate to ensure compliance with provided guidelines
  • Integrate clinical education with didactic education
  • Evaluate student work
  • Participate in didactic and/or clinical instruction
  • Support the Program Director to help ensure effective program operation
  • Coordinate clinical education and evaluate its effectiveness
  • Participate in the assessment process
  • Cooperate with the Program Director in periodic review and revision of clinical course materials
  • Directly or indirectly supervise Clinical Preceptors (C.P), who are employed R.T. (R) staff technologists of each clinical site hospital and/or outpatient center
  • Develop and produce written clinical affiliation agreements
  • Maintain current knowledge of program policies, procedures, student progress, and imaging techniques
  • Report to the Program Director all matters pertaining to clinical site activities and contractual obligations
  • Coordinate and oversee the production and distribution of the Clinical Handbook
  • Collect and distribute radiation exposure monitoring devices and reports, for both faculty and students
  • Evaluate radiation safety procedures at each clinical site to assure student radiation safety
  • Coordinate the Clinical Competency System of Clinical Education for the Program
  • Develop clinical schedules and supervise student clinical assignments
  • Perform and/or evaluate C.P. performance of Clinical Competency Evaluations of students at clinical sites as allowed and available
  • Conduct image analysis sessions with students at clinical sites
  • Monitor clinical attendance and evaluations
  • Maintain current knowledge of the discipline and educational methodologies by participating in continuing education programs and professional growth activities, and documenting the ARRT biennium minimum of 24 C.E. credits for Radiography credentialing
  • Teach Radiography classroom and/or lab courses as assigned, that do not directly conflict with clinical education responsibilities
  • Maintain current knowledge of program policies, procedures, and student progress
  • Maintain student adherence to all University and program policies, and regulatory agencies
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Program Director


Required Qualifications

  • An earned master's degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution of higher education by the start of the position
  • Current certification in an advanced modality (M, CT, IR or MRI)
  • Documentation of two years' clinical experience in the professional discipline
  • Documentation of one year's experience as an instructor in a JRCERT accredited program
  • Current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification and registration, or equivalent in radiography
  • Evidence of advising and mentoring experience with undergraduate students
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with diverse students and faculty groups
  • Evidence of proficiency in curriculum development, supervision, evaluation, and instruction
  • Massachusetts state radiography licensure by the start of the position

Additional Considerations

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to actively participate in advisory boards, student organizations, and system committees
  • Experience in creating, implementing, and evaluating an annual professional development plan

Additional Information:

For questions regarding your application or specifics of this position, please contact .

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that they operate, which extends to admission and employment at MCLA. MCLA is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") to not discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to each respective MCLA's Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Nicole Comstock
Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer
Phone: (413) 662-5571
Mailing Address: 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
33 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02119-1424
Telephone: (617) 289-0111; FAX: (617) 289-0150; TDD (877) 521-2172

Application Instructions:

The following materials will be accepted as expressions of interest:

  • employment application
  • cover letter addressing the required qualifications and any additional considerations
  • curriculum vitae
  • teaching philosophy
  • research plan, noting how undergraduate researchers will be involved

Priority will be given to applications submitted before December 27, 2020.

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