Instructor, Medical Laboratory Technology
Initial Review Date: 5/12/22*;
This position is now open-until-filled*.
*Any complete applications received after the review date will only
be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently
accepting applications for the faculty position of Instructor,
Medical Laboratory Technology, De Anza College.
Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission
The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is
student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by
core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every
member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning
environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and
innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of
our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible,
quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly
educated and socially responsible community that supports an
equitable and just future for California.
De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural
learning environment that challenges students of every background
to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize
their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their
communities, the nation and the world.
De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in
creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes
contained within the college's Institutional Core
Communication and expression
Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
Under the direction of the Division Dean, Biological, Health and
Environmental Sciences, teach courses for Associate Degree Medical
Laboratory Technology (MLT) and Health Technologies students with
diverse learning styles. This includes incorporating cross-cultural
knowledge into both theory and laboratory practice. Management of
the MLT program including but not limited to budget preparation and
management; program planning and direction; continued NAACLS
accreditation and approval; development, evaluation and revision of
program objectives and courses. Develop and maintain relationships
with clinical sites, monitor and oversee students in the clinical
rotations and prepare clinical schedules. Maintain records on
campus and at clinical sites. Attend college, faculty,
professional, and community advisory group and agency meetings.
Assist in the coordination and execution of program student
recruiting, mentoring and advising.
Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and
evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours,
attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional
growth activities, and performing other duties consistent with the
role of an on-site instructor including teaching courses,
supervising applied laboratory learning experiences, evaluating
student achievement, formulating policy and procedure, and
evaluating program effectiveness. Instructors also have the
opportunity to serve on District and college committees and
participate in campus extra-curricular activities.
- Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural
backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff.
- Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or a related
- Have nationally recognized certification as a Clinical
Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist.
- Three years of experience in clinical laboratory science
education that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing
learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing
input into curriculum development, formulating policy and procedure
and evaluating program effectiveness.
- Experience with educational methods and administration as well
as current accreditation and certification procedures.
LICENSE or CERTIFICATION:
- Doctorate's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or a related
- Experience in developing MLT curriculum and a commitment to
implement culturally inclusive practices while working with
academically and culturally diverse students, faculty and
- Experience working with and developing inclusive and highly
effective culturally responsive classroom activities.
- The ability to design and apply varied teaching strategies and
modalities to successfully engage, inspire and retain students with
diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
- Ability to meet physical requirements of Clinical Laboratory
Scientist/Medical Technologist in a clinical setting including but
not limited to strength, skill, dexterity and ability to lift and
transfer medical equipment, hazardous materials, infectious
materials and body fluids.
- Participation in community activities and organizations.
- Ability to work across cross functional teams
A current, active license as a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS)
in California OR the ability to obtain a California CLS license
prior to starting employment.
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or
without reasonable accommodations)
- Indoor, office environment.
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
- Vision sufficient to read various materials.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of
- Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of
- Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
- Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
- Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
If you wish to request equivalency for this position
- A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/
*In the application, you will provide information, which
demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for
the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and
cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of
community college students, faculty and staff.
Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your
life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment
to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- A cover letter detailing your background and experience,
skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred
qualifications of this position.
- A current resume of all work experience, formal education and
believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via
educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the
Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted
with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of
this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word
document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee
will not review your application packet. Application materials not
required (including reference letters) for this position will not
be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must
be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application
and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your
submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions
within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our
“Applicant Information” webpage to assist with technical
difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html
$67,090.00 - $110,186.00 annually plus
benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified
education and experience.
For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:
Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for
employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee
assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and
basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available
such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care.
Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves
and stipends for educational and professional development.
For information on our benefits package that includes medical for
employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Full-time, Tenure-track, 10-months per
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to
complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no
later than the closing date of the announcement.
The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of
authorization to work in the U.S.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse
applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by
applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred
will be the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process contact:
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/667?c=fhda