Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for an open faculty position to lead our Program in Cytotechnology in the School of Medical Diagnostic and Translational Sciences (rank commensurate with qualifications). In addition to instruction, duties include serving as Program Director beginning July 25, 2019. The School is housed in the College of Health Sciences, (https://www.odu.edu/hs) and includes undergraduate programs in medical laboratory science, cytotechnology and nuclear medicine technology as well as a postgraduate certificate program in molecular diagnostics and cytotechnology. The school’s faculty also participate in PhD Programs for Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Health Services Research, Modeling and Simulation, and Biomedical Engineering. Information regarding the School of Medical Diagnostic and Translational Sciences is available online at http://www.odu.edu/mdts.
ODU is an ethnically and culturally diverse campus of over 27,000 students. The university is located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in the beautiful and historic Tidewater area of coastal Virginia. Nearby recreational and cultural activities abound in in the city of Norfolk and at beaches in Virginia Beach and North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
Candidates should send a letter of application addressing their qualifications for this position, a summary of professional goals, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references from academic and professional sources to: Chair, Cytotech Search Committee, School of Medical Diagnostic and Translational Sciences at https://jobs.odu.edu/ For more information about the university and the college, visit Old Dominion University’s home page at http://www.odu.edu Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
An appropriate master’s degree is required, as is professional certification in Cytotechnology (ASCP). A doctoral degree is preferred. Clinical laboratory work and recent classroom teaching experience in accredited programs are requisite. Additionally, preference will be given to individuals familiar with distance and technology-enhanced learning pedagogy. The successful candidate will provide leadership and vision for the ODU Cytotechnology Program. Qualifications for Program Director include experience in program administration as well as knowledge of and preferably experience in the accreditation process. The individual chosen may also serve as educational coordinator and, if so, would be expected to provide leadership for developing and maintaining off campus clinical training in that capacity.