college of natural & social sciences

Department of Biological Sciences

POSITION: Part-time lecturers for Clinical Laboratory Scientist didactic courses in hematology, transfusion services, clinical chemistry, immunology, and medical microbiology.

STARTING DATE: September 22, 2011

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree plus a CLS license, or, a higher degree in a life science discipline with coursework in the area of hematology, transfusion services, clinical chemistry, immunology, or medical microbiology from an accredited institution of higher education; classroom teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level; and experience in assays/techniques used in a clinical laboratory setting are required. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within a multiethnic, multicultural academic environment.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed CLS for individuals with a Master’s of Science degree or above.

DUTIES: The successful candidate(s) will teach didactic curriculum to Clinical Laboratory Scientist trainees in the CLS Training Program offered jointly by Cal State LA and Cal Poly Pomona.  Class will be held morning and afternoon one day a week for 10 weeks each of Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.  Candidate(s) will use existing curricular content outlines and learning outcomes and partially developed curriculum materials to present lectures and problem-based learning exercises. Candidate will grade homework and examinations. In addition, the instructor is expected to be reasonably available to address student questions outside of scheduled class time.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

SALARY RANGE: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Standard documentation includes: letter of application; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and transcript from institution awarding highest degree.  Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.A and completion of the University’s Application for Academic Employment form.

APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is filled. Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

Nancy L. McQueen, Chair Cal State LA CLS Search Committee

Biological Sciences

California State University, Los Angeles

5151 State University Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90032-[University mail code 8201-03]

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 08/26/2011