Faculty Position, Cytotechnology, College of Health Professions
Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
Internal Number: 9269967
We’re searching for a faculty member to join Jefferson’s growing Cytotechnology program on our vibrant center city campus. Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.
Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.
Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region.)
The successful candidate for this position will provide lecture and laboratory instruction to Cytotechnology students working under the supervision of the Program Director.
University and Community:
Serve as liaison between the Cytotechnology Program and Department clinical affiliate sites
Interpret trends in laboratory technology, laboratory service delivery and laboratory sciences clinical education to the Program Director, Medical Director and Chairman of the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology (MLSB).
Represent the Department, College, and Program to community, academic and professional societies and organizations.
Faculty Development, Scholarship and Continuing Education:
Actively pursue, promote, facilitate and encourage the academic development activities, programs and scholarly endeavors by faculty and students.
Participate in scholarly activities as a representative of the Department, College, University and Jefferson Health System.
Initiate and maintain relationships with present and potential partners and sponsors of departmental, programmatic and continuing and clinical education activities.
Administration and Faculty Governance:
Collaborate with the offices of Admissions and Marketing for outreach and enrollment activities for the recruitment and retention of prospective students
Cooperate with the offices of Admissions and Student Affairs to coordinate, objectively assess and document the enrollment process of students as well as their retention and progression in agreement with University and Department-wide policies.
Maintain appropriate documentation for clinical affiliation agreements, clinical faculty inventory and clinical faculty appointments, that comply with program accreditation requirements.
Participate in the recruitment process of Faculty members and staff for the Program, in accordance with CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Cytotechnology
Participate in the Clinical Advisory Committee and other committees as appropriate
Education and Curricular Administrative Responsibilities:
Assist in graduate and undergraduate curriculum design, development, revision, implementation and evaluation.
Prepare course syllabi and manual(s), lesson plans, handbooks, visual and technical aids, study sets and/or case studies, pertinent instructional materials and evaluation instruments that are relevant for the discipline area and based on contemporary theory, practice and technology, including computer-assisted instruction and/or web-based learning platforms, as appropriate. Course preparation responsibilities include ensuring that reference copies of all instructional materials are centrally maintained and protected.
Direct lectures and laboratory sessions in the area of expertise at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participate in MLSB core curriculum courses, as appropriate and necessary. Collaborate as necessary with clinical faculty for practical experience phases of training. Observe, evaluate and record performance of students and provide supplemental and remedial training as required.
Conduct student evaluation program(s), including pre- and post-matriculation student advising, and recommendations for academic or clinical disciplinary actions, as necessary.
Board certification as a Cytotechnologist required; Masters’ degree is preferable
Three years professional experience as cytotechnologist within the past five years
Competence in the area of diagnostic cytopathology and educational theory or practice.
One year or more teaching/clinical education experience.
All levels of qualified applicants will be considered, and compensation and rank will be commensurate with experience.
This is a salaried position with generous benefits including tuition assistance and retirement program.
Interested candidates should submit on-line application/CV:
http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.html Job ID # 9269967
For information or questions regarding applying please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates for this position must also send their cover letter, teaching statement and reference contact information for three professional references in a single PDF to email@example.com Candidates may address this information to; Barbara M. Goldsmith, Ph.D., FACB, Director, Clinical Laboratories, Director, Point of Care and Quality Management, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, 117 South 11th Street, Pavilion, Suite 401, Philadelphia, PA 19107
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
About Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model..., we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.