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Clinical Coordinator and Full-Time Clinical Faculty: Pathologists' Assistant

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Type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Faculty



Quinnipiac University's School of Health Sciences invites applications for a Clinical Coordinator and Full-Time Clinical Faculty: Pathologists' Assistant. In this position, you will work closely with the Program Director and the Medical Director, evaluate the organization of the program, plan the curriculum, set up the rotation schedule for students with the affiliated hospitals, evaluate the students’ progress at affiliation sites, evaluate the clinical preceptors at affiliation sites, evaluate and counsel students, interview prospective applicants and help in the selection process of new students, serve as associate professor of clinical courses, counsel students for prospective job interviews, participate in the overall continued development of the program, and help the Program Director in maintaining the NAACLS accreditation of the program.

The Clinical Coordinator is both an instructor and coordinator of clinical courses and maintains the rotation schedule and relationship with the affiliated sites during the clinical year. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for gathering the evaluations of the students’ progress at each site as well as the evaluations of the clinical faculty from the students, counseling and evaluating the students throughout their 2nd year and administering their monthly assessment tests at the North Haven Campus. The job duties also entail gathering the necessary information from prospective applicants and submitting the information to the Director for selection and interview process as well as recommending those qualified applicants for acceptance.

About the School:


The Pathologists' Assistant Department is part of the School of Health Sciences. The Quinnipiac University School of Health Sciences offers a comprehensive spectrum of health science programs designed to address the evolving health needs of a diverse society. Building upon a solid foundation in the basic sciences and liberal arts and using innovative teaching and hands-on experience, the School of Health Sciences seeks to integrate theory, research, and practice to best prepare health care practitioners and biomedical scientists who can demonstrate leadership in their disciplines and in the global community. The School of Health Sciences offers a student-centered learning environment with inter professional collaboration within and across the schools and colleges of the University.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit


  • Administration
    • Prepares and maintains the rotation schedule with affiliated hospitals
    • Evaluation of student progress at affiliated sites
    • Evaluation of clinical faculty at affiliated sites
    • Evaluation and counseling of students
    • Expected to teach at the graduate level, and advise students
    • Interview and selection process of new students
    • Instructor of clinical courses specific to the program
    • Recommendation of students to prospective employers
    • Coordinator of program clinical courses
    • Counseling of students for job interviews and ASCP exam preparation
  • Accreditation
    • Help the program director with continuing NAACLS program approval
    • Maintain ASCP certification maintenance and AAPA relationship
  • Evaluation/Continuous Quality Improvement
    • Review and update program evaluation plan, conduct scheduled evaluation activities and analyze data for trends
    • Plan and update curriculum and program as indicated by Program evaluation data and changes in industry standards and practice
    • Participates in the evaluation of program instructors from BMS department as well as part-time adjunct instructors
    • Have regular and consistent contact with students, faculty and SHS Dean
  • Record Keeping
    • Maintains student records related to program admission, progression and completion in a secure location
    • Maintains records to demonstrate compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements
  • Professional Development
  • Engage in 60 hours of documented continuing professional education over each three years as defined by the ASCP Certification maintenance program.


Education Requirements:

  • A master’s degree along with graduation from a NAACLS accredited pathologists’ assistant educational program
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC U.S.) certification as a pathologists’ assistant


  • Working knowledge of the requirements and the standards set forth by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), for pathologists’ assistant programs
  • Knowledge of education methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation procedures and certification procedures
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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