Part-Time Lecturer I

Purpose:
The School of Biology and Ecology at the University of Maine is seeking a Part-Time Lecturer I to teach in BIO 421, Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Methods, in the Medical Laboratory Science program during the spring 2018 semester.
This is a 4 credit course that meets 3 times a week, two lectures of 75 min (Tues. and Thurs. 8 to 9:15am) and one three hour laboratory (Wed. 5pm to 8pm) per week. The class meets for a total of 15 weeks throughout the spring semester from January 22 to May 11, 2018. Consideration for additional appointments is contingent on performance. Financial compensation will be based on the level of experience.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The position is to teach lecture and lab in an introductory course into clinical laboratory methods by providing background instruction on the basic theory and laboratory practice, including the theory and function of relevant laboratory instruments, and hands-on instruction in methods used in as a medical lab scientist. Topics to be covered include quality assurance, applied quality control, professionalism in the lab, statistics, urinalysis, hematology, body fluid chemistry, blood bank and coagulation. The faculty will be responsible for teaching lectures and laboratory sessions, and they will also set and grade suitable assessments in the form of assignments and exams.
The faculty member will teach the whole class or may teach the majority of the class in a co-teaching situation with members of the School of Medical Laboratory Sciences at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
The successful candidate should be a certified Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist with a broad background in clinical lab methods. The candidate should also have good written and verbal communication skills and preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position". You will need to create a profile and application; upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications; and provide contact information for three professional references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.
Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable pool of candidates is found.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Length:
Academic Year (Sept-May)
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV



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