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Manager, Clinical Microbiology & Immunology Laboratory

Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, as the Laboratory Manager, Clinical Microbiology & Immunology. In this role, you are responsible for planning, organizing, and managing all technical and administrative aspects for clinical microbiology and immunology processing and testing in a high-complexity laboratory that processes greater than 350,000 billable units per year. This includes supervision of technical and non-technical personnel, management of financial performance including operating and capital budget preparation, implementation and oversight of procedures, workflow, methods and instruments to ensure and improve patient care and quality. The Clinical Microbiology & Immunology laboratories uses leading edge technology including MALDI-TOF, FilmArray Torch, and the BioPlex system.

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The Indiana University School of Medicine Clinical Laboratory Science Program is seeking an exemplary clinical track faculty member.

Title Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor - Clinical Laboratory Science
Appointment Type Clinical Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in the Clinical Laboratory Science B.S. program. This is a full-time, clinical track, 12-month faculty appointment, commencing summer 2017. The CLS program is a NAACLS-accredited, student-lab-based program, with 7 months of student lab and 4 months of clinical rotations. Facilities for teaching are modern and located in the main Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory building in Indianapolis, IN. Primary responsibilities will be the coordination and teaching of CLS students. Expertise in immunology (clinical serology), virology, and bacteriology are preferred. Instruction of residents and fellows will also be included. This candidate will be involved in recruitment and admissions processes for CLS students and will be expected to maintain involvement in professional societies with attendance and leadership at the state and national level. Depending on the candidate’s interests, opportunities are available for research, publications, and other teaching or scholarly activities.

Indiana University School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the nation by US News and World Report. The school offers high-quality medical education, access to leading medical research and rich campus life in nine different Indiana cities, including rural and urban locations consistently recognized for livability.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Basic Qualifications The candidate must have a generalist MLS (ASCP) or equivalent certification, a graduate degree, and teaching experience. Salary and title are commensurate with education and experience. Indiana University offers competitive benefits packages. Department Contact for Questions Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the department and program websites at: or (click on “Clinical Laboratory Science”).

APPLICATION: The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a letter of application along with documentation of teaching experience and evaluations, teaching philosophy statement, current Curriculum Vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references available for immediate contact when you apply. Apply at


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