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Continuing Track Faculty Position, Medical & Molecular Sciences

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College / VP Area: College of Health Sciences
Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Full Time


Open Rank, Continuing Track Faculty Position

Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences


The Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing track (non-tenured track) faculty position in a fast-paced dynamic department offering academic programs in the clinical, biomedical, and pre-health sciences with a projected start date of August 2023.  Primary responsibilities include teaching of undergraduate and graduate students within the department, with an emphasis in areas pertaining to (i) clinical chemistry and (ii) biomedical laboratory sciences.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in clinical chemistry with molecular laboratory science experience a plus.  Content knowledge in the biomedical sciences and a demonstrated commitment to the use of evidence-based teaching methods are required. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   National laboratory certification, such as through the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC), DABCC or AAB is required. In addition, a doctoral degree is required, PhD or DCLS is preferred.  Appointment rank will be commensurate with experience and education. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in teaching or clinical laboratory experience or an appropriate combination of teaching and clinical laboratory experience.  In addition, experience in graduate-level teaching and mentoring is a plus.

This position offers a strong, supportive setting for teaching and other scholarly pursuits in the environment of an active research department. The successful candidate is expected to excel at teaching, engage in scholarship and professional development, and teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students who are broadly diverse in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.  Faculty in the Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences are expected to engage in service to the University, the College of Health Sciences, and the Department, as well as outreach to the community demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

All levels of qualified applicants will be considered, and compensation and rank will be commensurate with experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  One of the oldest institutions of higher education in this country, UD offers students the latest in instructional and research technology combined with the rich tradition of the institution.  A Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution, UD is located in Newark, DE on the I-95 corridor near Philadelphia, halfway between Washington, DC and New York City.

Ranked fifth, nationally, among the best places to study the health professions by College Factual, the College of Health Sciences is a thriving academic unit of over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 130 faculty with outstanding research and teaching facilities. The College has recently opened an exciting new 100,000 sq. ft. clinical research facility (pictured above) and occupies 7 floors of 10 floors in the newly opened building. The College also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Epidemiology, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing. With annual research expenditures of approximately $26 million, the college currently houses a number of large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and DoD. The college boasts strong research teams in the areas of cardiovascular health, neurological disorders, and other chronic disease conditions, as well as rehabilitation science and concussion. There are also numerous collaborative linkages with our clinical partners.

With roots tracing back to 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities and people with disabilities. The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant, focused on enhancing the climate of the university for women and underrepresented minority faculty. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than 3% of degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost-of-living and merit salary increases, and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.  Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references at The letter of application and CV will be shared with the search committee. For information contact Kimberly Walker, PhD, MT(ASCP), Search Committee Co-Chair, at; 1-302-831-8737.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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