Program Director Position, Medical Technology / Clinical Laboratory Sciences Programs

Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

School of Health Professions     

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Nominations and applications are invited for a full-time, regular, twelve-month faculty position with a corresponding administrative title of Director, BS Medical Technology and Director, MS Clinical Laboratory Sciences Programs, Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Health Professions, The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Faculty rank and tenure status are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Organizationally, the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences is one of five departments in the School of Health Professions (SHP). SHP is one of the nation’s largest and most diverse schools of its type with 20 innovative programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. SHP is one of six medical-focused schools in a thriving academic health center. UAB is among the highest tier of US research institutions, with total funding of approximately $460 million per year and SHP is currently ranked in the top three for NIH funding for similar schools.

The UAB School of Health Professions is seeking a dynamic individual to lead the Medical Technology / Clinical Laboratory Sciences Programs in setting the future direction of the programs in alignment with the School’s vision of being recognized as leaders in healthcare. Candidates with experience in leading new initiatives in an academic setting are highly preferred.

Qualifications include a Doctorate Degree (Masters Degree with significant clinical and academic experience will be considered), National Certification (NCA or ASCP), and at least 3 years academic experience in clinical laboratory sciences curriculum content areas.  Responsibilities include participation in teaching, research, service, and administration. 

The Medical Technology / Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program Director is responsible for leading program faculty and staff in the attainment of programmatic goals. Responsibilities also include providing instruction through teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, laboratories, and clinical education consistent with programmatic needs and department workload policies, contributing to the advancement of knowledge through institutionally approved research, and participating in other teaching, service, and scholarly activities that are consistent with the needs of the Program, Department, and/or School.

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to:

Norman E. Bolus, MSPH, MPH, CNMT, FSNMTS

Chair, MT/CLS Search Committee

School of Health Professions

University of Alabama at Birmingham

1705 University Boulevard, SHPB 446

Birmingham, AL 35294-1212

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer