Assistant/Associate Professor - Clinical Laboratory Sciences

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pharmacology
Employment Type
Full Time


West Virginia University (WVU) is seeking a full-time (12 month) Assistant/Associate Professor, non-tenure, faculty member for the Medical Laboratory Science Program, Division of Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, within the Department of Pathology, Anatomy, and Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine.

The Division consists of three NAACLS accredited programs; two undergraduate, Clinical Laboratory Science and Histotechnology, and one graduate, Pathologists’ Assistant. The School of Medicine is part of a thriving academic medical center which also includes the Schools of Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health. Together, the five Schools provide robust opportunities and programs for interprofessional education, collaborative practice and research.

The primary responsibility of this position is classroom and laboratory teaching within the Medical Laboratory Science Program. Other responsibilities include student advising and recruiting, assisting with clinical coordination, and participation in the service and research missions of the School of Medicine.

Qualifications :

Qualified applicants must possess a graduate degree (doctorate preferred) in MLS or a related discipline, have national certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist) and possess clinical experience. Teaching experience is preferred.

Due to the nature of this position the successful candidate may be required to verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500 students, including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate/professional students. The WVU Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Patient care facilities include a 575-bed teaching hospital, a Level I trauma center, and a 70-bed psychiatric hospital. Morgantown is within easy traveling distance of Washington, DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, OH, to the northwest. Morgantown has 55,000 residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor activities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The appointment date is negotiable, but the goal is to have the position filled no later than July 1, 2022. Salary and academic rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should apply at: with a cover letter of interest, current CV, and contact information, including e-mail addresses for three professional references.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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