Visiting Instructor of Medical Laboratory Science— Search
Waters College of Health Professions / Department of Diagnostic and
The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences in the
College of Health Professions invites applications and nominations
for the position of Assistant Professor/Clinical Instructor in the
Medical Laboratory Science Program.
Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie
Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research,
serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in
Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online
program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's,
bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a
distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class
scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning
To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body
and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity,
equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a
demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose
work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus
varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are
especially encouraged to apply.
Within this setting, The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
Science (MLS) program's purpose is to provide students with
academic preparation and clinical experiences required for the
program graduate to enter the workforce as a competent,
professional entry-level medical laboratory scientist. The
successful candidate for this position work with other medical
laboratory science faculty in providing quality instructional
course work, student practice laboratories and clinical rotations
in qualified laboratory settings.
Reporting to the DDTS Department
Chair, the Visiting Instructor requires teaching online, in a
classroom, and a laboratory setting, service, and professional
development responsibilities. The position is 10-months, and the
salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and
experience. All visiting instructor positions are non-tenure track
appointments. There is the possibility for reappointment to a
second year based on funding availability and satisfactory
- Earned master's degree in medical laboratory science/medical
technology, health sciences, public health, education or a closely
related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in medical
laboratory science, health sciences, public health education, or a
related field, by August 1, 2021.
- Medical laboratory science /Medical Technology degree from an
institution accredited by NAACLS (National Accrediting Association
for Clinical Laboratory Sciences).
- Possess current MLS (ASCP) certification as a
- A minimum of 3 years clinical laboratory experience as a
Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist.
- A minimum of two (2) years' experience teaching either as an
appointed faculty member in a NAACLS accredited program or as a
clinical instructor/ preceptor for students of such
- Experience in interprofessional activities.
- Experience with problem/case-based learning.
- Experience writing/updating procedures/policies based on
peer-reviewed best practice evidence.
- Willingness to engage with institutional student success
- Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in
instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and
- Earned doctoral degree in health sciences, public health,
education, or a closely related field.
- More than of three years' experience teaching either as an
appointed faculty member in a Medical Laboratory Science program or
as a clinical instructor/ preceptor for students of such
- A minimum of (3) years' clinical laboratory experience as a
Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist within the past 5
- Experience in course development.
- 2+ years' experience teaching online with online teaching
certification (Quality Matters or closely related).
- Active in national or state association
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be authorized to work in the United States for the
duration of employment without assistance from the
- All work for Georgia Southern University must be completed
while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia,
unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific
purpose and limited period of time within current
- Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university
community by engaging students, participating in events, and
performing other responsibilities on-campus.
- Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform
service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern
provides accessible transportation options between campuses.
Screening of applications began July 14, 2021 and will continue
until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date
is immediately. A complete application consists of a letter
addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; the
names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at
least two professional references; and scanned copies of degree(s)
earned, current ASCP certification, and any supporting preferred
requirement documents. Other documentation may be requested. Only
complete applications submitted electronically will be considered.
Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.
Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Rochelle Lee, Search Chair, Search #12108
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: email@example.com
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other non-evaluative information may be subject to public
inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern
University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees
and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin,
religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or
disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under
the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search
process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947