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Teaching Specialist

University of Minnesota
United States, Minnesota, Saint Paul
November 05, 2023
Job ID
Twin Cities
Job Family
Full/Part Time
Job Code
Employee Class
Acad Prof and Admin
About the Job

Duties and Responsibilities.

Prepare instructional materials including syllabus, course objectives, course materials and educational experiences in teaching

Provide three to ten hours of instruction per week to students at both the Twin Cities and Rochester classroom locations.

Assign and submit final grades.

Collaborate with faculty and staff support services to manage course components. Collaborate effectively with faculty, students, and others within the University, Academic Health Center, Center for Allied Health Programs, and community


Earned BS / professional degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or related field;
Certification as an MT or MLS (ASCP);
Minimum 1 year clinical practice experience in the medical laboratory field;
Minimum 1 year clinical practice experiences in one of the subdisciplines of MLS.

Earned masters degree or post-professional degree;
Documented history of successful teaching;
Five years or more practice experience in medical laboratory science.

About the Department

The mission of the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program (MLSP) is one of teaching, research and service. The primary mission of the MLSP is to enhance health by 1) leading clinical laboratory science education with special attention to the needs of the State of Minnesota, 2) pursuing and disseminating new knowledge with original and creative research in the practice of clinical laboratory science, education, and health, and 3) providing educational and collaborative opportunities to academic institutions, health professionals, industry partners and the community.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents there including certification as MT or MLS (ASCP).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.