Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is seeking an exceptional faculty member committed to the college’s philosophy that education serves the greater good by providing students access to a better life. The candidate for a faculty position understands that community colleges are positioned to fundamentally change people’s lives, and as a result, society itself. Required qualities include a belief that continuous improvement in pedagogy and relationships with students, other faculty, and staff are hallmarks of an educator who has been called to the profession. We are seeking colleagues who embrace the idea of helping students achieve their goals, and approach academic excellence as evidenced in equity as a moral imperative.
AACC believes that faculty are the heart of the institution. We are seeking a faculty member who is energized by the community college pathways and inclusivity/equity initiatives, and see it as their job to support a diverse set of learners inside and outside the classroom. AACC embraces the notion of life-long learning and continuous improvement, and so is looking for those with a sincere desire to self-reflect on personal instructional practices and work collaboratively with colleagues to improve teaching and learning for all students. AACC seeks to hire faculty members who espouse the ideals in AACC’s mission and those who will collaborate with their department colleagues to bring AACC’s vision and strategic plan to reality.
A strong histology/histotechnician (HTC) candidate should demonstrate a proven ability to teach introductory and upper college-level histology/histotechnician and medical laboratory technician students who are part of a diverse student population. Experience in histotechnology laboratory guidelines for quality assurance, regulations, proficiency testing, is required. Additionally, basic spectrophotometric skills, and the ability to troubleshoot histotechnology laboratory instruments as well as excellence in oral, written and interpersonal communication skills is expected. The position may include extensive collaboration with local affiliated laboratories and draw stations to find placements for the HTC, MLT, MLA and phlebotomy students as well as coordinating the laboratory practicum experience for the students. The position will require in state travel to affiliate laboratory sites. Candidates should be committed to student-centered, outcomes-based education with experience incorporating multiple instructional strategies and the use of technology in teaching and learning. Teaching assignments are 15 faculty load hours per semester. Courses to be instructed include lecture (including online), lab, and activity classes in the Histotechnician and Medical Laboratory Technician programs. Full-time faculty are expected to participate on committees in the department, school of health sciences, and the college. Candidates should be committed to student-centered, outcomes-based education with experience incorporating multiple instructional strategies that engages the student, including the use of technology. Strong candidates will demonstrate knowledge of evidence based teaching practices, commitment to inclusive teaching practices, and application of these practices in a college classroom to help students succeed.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most AACC employees are currently working remotely. Only individuals who are residents of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia are eligible for employment at the college. You must reside in one of these states prior to a determined start date.
Candidates must be a medical laboratory professional who:
holds a baccalaureate degree or higher
holds ASCP BOC or ASCPi -BOC certification as a Histotechnologist or Histotechnician
has three years of experience in medical or laboratory education that includes
teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences;
evaluating student achievement;
providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation;
evaluating program effectiveness;
knowledge of NAACLS accreditation;
knowledge of certification procedures;
minimum of three years teaching in higher education
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About Anne Arundel Community College
At Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), we believe you have the chance to redefine yourself at any age and at any point in your life. That’s why there’s something for everyone here!
When it comes to academics, our programs are innovative and award-winning. In fact, AACC has won numerous national, regional and state awards that put us on par with, or above, many four-year colleges. Our associate degrees and credit certificates prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution or to move into an immediate career.
Looking for a new or expanded career? If you’re seeking career training, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest, AACC offers noncredit professional training to meet your needs.
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