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Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Lab Science Program

Institution: Bristol Community College
Location: Fall River, MA
  • Faculty - Medicine - Other Medicine
  • Faculty - Science - Biology
Posted: 12/21/2013
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct

Company Description:

Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college, offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce or to a four-year institution. We serve more than 9,000 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, and online, and at satellite campuses in Taunton and New Bedford. The College has an active and robust community services program, enrolling well over 12,000 students a year in adult literacy, workforce development, personal enrichment, and through our Kids College program.

Job Description:

This is an 'OPEN POOL' position. When there is an opening, the hiring administrator will select from the pool of applicants currently on file on an as needed basis. The hiring administrator will contact you if you are selected for an interview. Please note: There will not be any further communication from the College regarding this position unless you are selected for an interview.


Bristol Community College is seeking a part-time instructor within Division IV: Health Sciences, Clinical Lab Science program to teach the Lecture, Laboratory and Clinical Conference components of the Immunohematology course that is described below; participate in assessment of course learning outcomes; use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate; engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in the discipline and in the classroom; and carry out related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

MED 215 (formerly MED 43) Immunohematology

The course consists of integrated instruction between the College and an affiliated hospital laboratory. Emphasis is placed on the genetic basis and immunological interaction of the major blood group antigens and antibodies. Topics include compatibility testing, antibody screen and identification techniques, blood donations and transfusion therapy, record keeping, and quality control techniques. This course includes 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of teaching laboratory to be completed at the College during the first half of the spring semester and 120 hours of clinical laboratory experience at an affiliate hospital laboratory and 6 hours of clinical seminar at the College during the second half of the semester.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Health Sciences

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Some positions may require supervision of students at fieldwork and clinical placements.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate degree in Health Science, and experience in Immunohematology, and certification as CLS, MT, or MLS.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Health Science, minimum of three years experience in Immunohematology, teaching experience, and working knowledge of the structure of academic programs and course offerings at the college level.

Additional Information:

POSITION STATUS: MCCC/MTA position. This course meets Tuesday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm and Friday, 8:00am to 1:30 pm for the first 7 weeks of the Spring Semester and once a week on Monday from 8:00 am to 9:30am during the remaining 8 weeks of the semester .

SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Application Instructions:

Only online applications will be considered. Please submit a cover letter, and resume including the name and telephone numbers of three references.

Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Bristol Community College changes the world by changing lives, learner by learner.

Application Information

Contact: Bristol Community College
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