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Visiting Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Medical Laboratory Science and Program Director


Visiting Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Medical Laboratory Science and Program Director

Office or College

Oxley College of Health Sciences


Faculty Positions

Position Summary

The University of Tulsa has begun the process of seeking accreditation for a Medical Laboratory Science degree. The university is seeking a faculty member who will serve as the director for this new program as well as teach within it. The selected individual will have the responsibility to develop the curriculum, lead the accreditation process, select clinical sites, recruit students, and participate in program evaluation processes.

This position is a 12-month renewable visiting non-tenure track position beginning on January 1, 2018 or July 1, 2018. Once the program is accredited, the position will be converted to a three-year contract position. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience related to the position.

Read more about the Oxley College of health Sciences.

Characteristic Duties

  • Develops the curriculum that meets NAACLS requirements for a Medical Laboratory Science program
  • Leads the process that will lead to NAACLS accreditation
  • Submits all accreditation related documents
  • Selects clinical sites and preceptors as needed for students experiences
  • Directs all aspects of the program including hiring additional faculty, maintaining the budget, coordinating the program evaluation plan
  • Recruits and advises students
  • Teaches courses within the program
  • Participates in scholarly activities
  • Serves on committees at the college and/or university levels as well as within professional associations
  • Maintains clinical competence through activities related to clinical practice in areas of certification

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in a CLS-related discipline; ASCP-BOC or ASCP-BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS); three years of teaching experience; knowledge of education methods and administration as well as NAACLS accreditation procedures and certification procedures; academic experience in curriculum development and program accreditation; experience in a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in a CLS-related discipline or related area; demonstrated scholarly activities

Application Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Candidates should submit an application package that includes: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vita, and (3) the names and contact information for three professional references.

Application materials should be submitted to: 

Robin Ploeger, Dean, Oxley College of Health Sciences via email:

Or mailed to:

Robin Ploeger, EdD
Dean, Oxley College of Health Sciences
800 S. Tucker Dr. OHSF 511
Tulsa, OK 74104






The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.