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Professional Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Medical Technology


Marist College


Poughkeepsie, United States

United States

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Apply now Posting Number: 493464
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Faculty, School of Science

Position Title:

Professional Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Medical Technology


Medical Laboratory Science Department, School of Science

Salary/Pay Rate:

$68,000 - $80,000

Job Summary:

The School of Science at Marist College is pleased to invite applications for a full-time faculty position in Medical Laboratory Science starting Fall 2024. The Medical Technology Department's academic mission is immeasurably enriched by an inclusive community in which diverse perspectives are respected and valued. Thus, candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
This position can be either a Professional Lecturer (non-tenure track) or a tenure-track Assistant Professor based on the candidate's qualifications and interest. Successful candidates should have expertise in and the ability to teach Hematology as well as other Medical Laboratory Science courses, especially an introductory course in Medical Technology. Experience in undergraduate education is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching lecture and lab; facilitating clinical rotations, maintaining a program of scholarly activity (tenure-track position only) and participation in college service.
The successful candidate will join a well-established (30+ years) program that is NAACLS accredited (most recently in 2019) and focused on providing an excellent education for students seeking careers in the medical laboratory sciences. They will also work closely with students, clinical affiliate faculty, and departmental faculty. Prior teaching experience is desirable; however, candidates with promise and enthusiasm for becoming a skilled teacher are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • National certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist
  • PhD in Medical Laboratory Science or related field (Assistant Professor) or a Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or closely related field (Professional Lecturer)
  • Experience as a bench technologist, including in hematology
  • Strong desire to teach undergraduates
  • Ability to create and maintain active program of scholarly activities (tenure track-position)
  • Essential Functions:

  • Plan, organize, and instruct assigned courses to promote student success
  • Take part in professional activity (Professional Lecturer or scholarship (Assistant Professor)
  • Perform service to department, school, college and community as necessary
  • Support program and college accreditation efforts
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    A doctorate in an appropriate field, and teaching experience at the community college level or higher. Experience in clinical education or translational medicine research is a plus.

    Required Application Documents:

    Resume, Cover Letter, & Contact Information of 3 Professional References


    The position includes a comprehensive benefit package*. Benefits for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Unlimited paid sick time.
  • 14+ paid holidays per year.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance programs at a 15% employee / 85% employer contribution rate. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Care (FSD).
  • Life insurance.
  • Generous short-term and long-term disability programs and workers compensation.
  • 403(b) defined contribution plan:
  • First 6 years College contributes 7.5%, Employee contributes a mandatory 4%.
  • College contribution increases to 10.5% in year 7, and 12% after 15 years.
  • Employee contribution decreases to 1% in year 7. Remains 1% thereafter.
  • 403(b) Tax Deferred Annuity - Roth option available. Voluntary, up to IRS maximum contribution.
  • Tuition Benefits:
  • Up to 16 undergraduate credits per semester. Up to 18 graduate credit per academic calendar. Eligibility extends to employee, spouse, and dependent children under age 26.
  • College pays 100% tuition only.
  • Eligible dependents may be Reimbursed up to $2,000 per semester towards tuition at another accredited institution.
  • *Eligibility requirements including waiting periods and/or employee probationary periods may apply at the discretion of the College.

    About the Department/School:

    The Medical Technology Department is located in the Allied Health Building, a 58,000 ft2 facility constructed in 2016 for biology and allied health graduate and undergraduate programs. It features modern laboratories and facilities in addition to updated instrumentation for teaching and research.

    Poughkeepsie and several nearby communities are ranked among the most diverse in the upstate New York region, with major cultural and recreational attractions as well as easy access to New York City on Amtrak or Metro-North train service.

    About Marist College:

    Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to "help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century." Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger's Personal Finance ("Best College Values"), and others. Marist's study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department's "Open Doors Report" and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist's Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit

    Type of Position:



    Faculty (Full-Time)

    Months per Year:


    Work Schedule:

    Time as required for teaching.

    Hours per Week:



    Marist College Main Campus

    Number of Position Openings:


    Equal Employment Statement:

    Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

    Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

    Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

    Advertised: August 03, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
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