Instructors for Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)

POSITION: Seeking Part-time, non-tenure track instructors for Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) didactic courses in Blood Banking, Hematology, Clinical Chemistry and/or Medical Microbiology. Positions currently open for instructors of Clinical Chemistry and/or Medical Microbiology, but applications for instructors of Blood Banking and Hematology are also accepted.

STARTING DATE FOR CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: January 3, 2014-March 28, 2014 for Clinical Chemistry course and April 4, 2014-June 27, 2014 for Medical Microbiology course to be taught at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree plus a CLS license, or, a higher degree in a life science discipline with coursework in the area of hematology, clinical chemistry, immunology, or medical microbiology from an accredited institution of higher education; classroom teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level; and experience in assays/techniques used in a clinical laboratory setting are required. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within a multiethnic, multicultural academic environment.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed CLS for individuals with a Master's of Science degree or above.

DUTIES FOR CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: The successful candidate(s) will teach didactic curriculum to Clinical Laboratory Scientist trainees in the CLS Training Program offered jointly by California State University, Los Angeles, and Cal Poly Pomona. Classes in winter and spring quarters 2014 will be taught on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. Classes will be held morning and afternoon one day a week on Fridays for 13 weeks in Winter (Clinical Chemistry) and Spring (Medical Microbiology) quarters. Candidate(s) will use existing curricular content outlines and learning outcomes as well as developed curriculum materials to present lectures and problem-based learning exercises. Candidate(s) will grade homework and examinations. In addition, the instructor is expected to be reasonably available to address student questions outside of scheduled class time.

THE UNIVERSITY: Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 21,000 enrolls in 60 baccalaureate, 26 master's degree programs and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,000 faculty. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural, regions in the country, and within an hour's drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world. Additional information about the University may be found at http://www.csupomona.edu/.

SALARY RANGE: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Standard documentation includes: (1) letter of interest which explains the applicant's experience and qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; and (4) official transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.A and completion of the University's Application for Academic Employment form (http://academic.csupomona.edu/faculty/docs/application.pdf).

APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted immediately and until the positions are filled. Electronic submission of applications is preferred. Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to: Sep Eskandari, Chair, Biological Sciences Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91867. Email: seskandari@csupomona.edu.

California State Polytechnic University Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the University's annual security report is available at http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp.