Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences Position Available at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences/Clinical Laboratory Science
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas
The Department of Life Sciences seeks a faculty member who will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs in both biomedical science and clinical laboratory science. We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a fall 2019 start date. The primary responsibilities of the position are:
· Teach upper division undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biomedical science and clinical laboratory science, particularly with emphasis in Immunohematology.
· Develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program
· Supervise graduate and undergraduate researchers
· Pursue scholarly research in support of the Biology Master’s and Marine Biology Ph.D. Program
The typical teaching assignment for doctoral faculty in the Department of Life Sciences is 3 courses per academic year.
The Department of Life Sciences has 30 tenured or tenure-track faculty, 5 professional assistant faculty and over 1,200 science majors. It offers B.S. degrees in Biology, Biomedical Science, and Clinical Laboratory Science, M.S. degrees in Biology, Marine Biology, and Fisheries & Mariculture, and a Ph.D. in Marine Biology. New degree programs planned include Biomedical Science M.S., Marine Biomedical Science Ph.D. and Fisheries Ph.D. The selected faculty and associated laboratory will be housed in a new state-of-the-art three-story building, Tidal Hall, which will support 9 new instructional labs and 34 research labs.
· Doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences or related field with current (or eligible for) MLS/MT (ASCP) certification, although other clinical laboratory credentials may be considered.
· Applicants must have relevant work experience in a hospital based clinical laboratory, should be able to work effectively with others, and demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas clearly.
· Experience in teaching toxicology, microbiology, and/or cell biology would be beneficial.
To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.
- A completed application will include:
- 1. Cover letter describing interest in the position
- 2. Curriculum vitae that includes detailed information about certifications
- 3. Individual statements describing research and teaching interests
- 4. The names and contact information of four references
Graduate transcripts will be required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. The position will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants are encouraged to apply by February 1, 2019.
Questions can be addressed to Dr. Jean Sparks at 361-825-2359 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
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