FT Clinical Faculty & Clinical Coordinator for the Pathologists Assistant Program
Quinnipiac University's School of Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month clinical faculty and administrative position. In this role, you will also serve in an administrative capacity as the Clinical Coordinator and hold teaching responsibilities specific to the Pathologists‘ Assistant Program. Due to the dual nature of this position, a minimum of 2-3 years of either full or part-time teaching experience in a university setting is required. The position reports directly to the Program Director of the Pathologists' Assistant Program, who in turn reports to the Chairperson of Biomedical Sciences department and the Dean of the School of Health Sciences.
About the School/Program:
The Department of Biomedical Sciences is part of the School of Health Sciences. The Quinnipiac University School of Health Sciences offers a comprehensive spectrum of health science programs designed to address the evolving health care needs of a diverse society. Building upon a solid foundation in the basic sciences, liberal arts, and using innovative teaching and hands-on experience, the School of Health Sciences seeks to integrate theory, research, and practice to best prepare health care practitioners and biomedical scientists who can demonstrate leadership in their disciplines and in the global community. The School of Health Sciences offers a student-centered learning environment with inter professional collaboration within and across the schools and colleges of the University.
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visitwww.qu.edu. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.
Prepares and maintains the rotation schedule with affiliated hospitals
Evaluation of student progress at affiliated sites
Evaluation of clinical faculty at affiliated sites
Evaluation and counseling of students
Significant involvement in the application process for future student enrollment, including the interviewing and selection of new students
Significant involvement in the recommendation and referral of students to prospective employers
Coordinator of program clinical courses
Counseling of students for job interviews and American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) exam preparation
Assist the Program Director with continuing National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) program approval
Maintain the ASCP certification and American Association of Pathologists Assistant (AAPA) relationship.
Evaluation/Continuous Quality Improvement
Review and update program evaluation plan, conduct scheduled evaluation activities and analyze data for trends
Plan and update curriculum and program as indicated by program evaluation data and changes in industry standards and practice
Participate in the evaluation of program instructors from the biomedical sciences department as well aspart-time adjunct instructors
Have regular and consistent contact with students, faculty and the School of Health Sciences Dean
Maintain student records related to program admission, progression, and completion in a secure location
Maintain records to demonstrate compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements
Engage in 60 hours of documented continuing professional education over three years asdefined by the ASCP Certification maintenance program.
Teach 1-2 courses per semester at the graduate level. Course topics will include the following: Microscopic Anatomy, Basic Human Anatomy 1 and 2, and Applied Anatomic Pathology
Additional 1 course per semester of teaching at the graduate level in surgical and autopsy pathology for the clinical practicum.
Engage in service to students and the Quinnipiac community
Advise graduate students in the program
A master's degree
Graduation from a NAACLS-accredited pathologists' assistant educational program
Certification as a Pathologists' Assistant from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC, U.S.)
A minimum of 2-3 years of either full or part-time teaching experience in a university setting
Strong leadership skills
Knowledge of pedagogical methods, administration, and current NAACLS accreditation and certification procedures.
Working knowledge of the requirements and standards set forth by NAACLS.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community is expected
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications must be submitted electronically and include a CV, cover letter, Diversity Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and contact information for three references.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.
Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.