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Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Lab Science Program  « Position Deleted on 7/10/2015 »

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

Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity within Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.

Job Description:



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 positions. This position is subject to the 2015 budget appropriation.

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.

Bristol Community College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its education programs, activities and employment practices. In an effort to improve ethnic diversity, Bristol Community College encourages minorities and other to apply Bristol Community College changes the world by changing lives, learner by learner.
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