The Department of Allied Health in the School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven is seeking to hire a Non-Tenure Track faculty member as a Clinical Coordinator for the BS in Medical Laboratory Science program. This is a position to be filled for Fall 2021.
The BS in Medical Laboratory Science program was founded in 2019 in response to the incredible local and national demand for medical technologists. The program is anticipated to grow considerably in the coming years with cohorts of 10-15 students per year. The program operates in collaboration with multiple local health systems in Connecticut for clinicals and training. The program is currently pursuing NAACLS accreditation and aims to be accredited following the graduation of its first class.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences trains competent, caring health professionals by delivering innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare education and services that are student-centered, focused on excellence, with a global reach. The School aims to be a regional destination and nationally recognized leader for healthcare education and services at the forefront of healthcare for the 21st century. The School of Health Sciences is comprised of seven undergraduate and three graduate programs offered on its West Haven, Connecticut campus. The School’s faculty include 55 full-time and clinical faculty, an on-campus Dental Center and Health Sciences Simulation Laboratories.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences is one of the most progressive health science schools in the US for its approach to integrate all health professionals—from technicians to physicians—in an interdisciplinary, interprofessional educational experience focused on its three primary pillars: prevention, professional ethics, and health technology. The School has embarked upon a 10-year plan of launching one new academic program each year for the next 10 years. This includes the creation of a market competitive health sciences core curriculum, the creation of innovative dual admission programs, and the creation of new clinical and non-clinical health programs in public health, digital health, athletic training, rehabilitation sciences and more. The School of Health Sciences has strong relationships with multiple health systems in the southern New England region that provide ample opportunities for research, community partnerships, and other collaborations.
The University of New Haven’s School of Health Sciences is one of first schools in the United States to pursue higher education certification from Planetree International. The partnership between the School of Health Sciences and Planetree International represents an unprecedented opportunity to develop and grow a health professions educational experience from the ground up with a person-centered care approach in mind.
Specific Duties: • Oversee students during their clinical rotations
Serve as the clinical liaison with each clinical site
Assist the Program Director with the coordination of student clinical matching and
Advise and mentor students in the School of Health Sciences, specifically Medical
Laboratory Science majors
Serve on departmental, college and university level committees
Assist with the operations, recruitment, and curriculum for the program
Develop relationships with local organizations and partners for clinical experiences for
Serve as Coordinator for the annual ASCP Board of Registry certification review
Other projects as assigned utilizing resources to effectively meet the learning needs of
students as required by certification and accreditation standards
BS degree, 3 years of recent clinical experience and generalist MLS (ASCP) or equivalent certification
Demonstrated teaching at the undergraduate level
Experience advising, mentoring or coaching students or peers
Experience teaching in accredited programs
MS/ PhD with a minimum of 3 years recent clinical experience and a generalist certification as MLS (ASCP)
Previous NAACLS Accreditation experience
Internal Number: 20-28F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.