Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • College of Chiropractic
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time


Our Mission:

Northwestern Health Sciences University prepares the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Position Information:

Northwestern Health Sciences University invites applications for a 1.0 FTE Ranked Faculty position in the College of Chiropractic in the Diagnostic & Clinical Sciences Department to teach in Clinical Pathology 1 & 2. This is a 12-month, faculty position where academic rank and compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience.

Work Location:

Bloomington, MN on-site.


  • Prepare lab materials and specimen samples to be used in labs
  • Create weekly content of weekly lectures and labs
  • Lead in the instruction of the laboratories, interacting with students, directing them in laboratory procedures, and answering questions
  • Update pertinent documents (ex. syllabus) each term
  • Update course Moodle site prior to the start of each trimester the course is offered
  • Assess student learning utilizing ExamSoft testing to determine if objectives of the course have been successfully met
  • Assess student skills related to interpretation, diagnosis, and management related to clinical pathology
  • Provide prompt feedback to students
  • Participate in the collaborative development of curriculum that is consistent across the College of Chiropractic Departments and Clinical environment
  • Coordinate tracking and ordering supplies along with maintenance of equipment
  • Monitor and evaluate major assessment measures of student learning pertaining to department courses and curricular threads
  • Determine and develop corrective action as needed for continuous quality improvement of student outcomes specific to courses and curricular threads.
  • Respond to student concerns regarding courses and attempt to resolve concerns according to established processes and the chain of command
  • Maintain a responsive and respectful student learning experience
  • Attend College and University meetings and assigned committees


  • A terminal professional degree is required in one or more of the following:
    • DC, PharmD, DPT, MD, DO, Ph.D. in a related field, or similar
  • Prior teaching experience preferred
  • This position requires experience in clinical pathology and the ability to interpret lab work, diagnosis, and recommended management for a variety of systemic conditions
  • Knowledge or experience with regular laboratory procedures related to processing of samples, required equipment and supplies, and abide by State and Federal regulatory standards
  • Strong understanding of clinical pathology
  • Experience with ordering and interpreting clinical labs
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with the use of learning management platforms (Moodle) is preferred
  • Experience in various models of teaching including backwards design, team-based and problem-based learning is preferred

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer you and your eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package. Our package is designed to change with you meeting current needs and anticipating your future needs. We offer medical, dental, and vision care insurance. Flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for out of pocket medical and daycare or eldercare expenses with pre-tax dollars. Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability that allow you to be protected for an unexpected loss or income interruptions. As your partner in building retirement income, NWHSU provides a 403(b) Plan. On-site clinic services for you and your immediate family. Tuition reimbursement to support employees in job-related courses outside of NWHSU and Tuition Remission for academic courses and continuing education classes offered by NWHSU. Our generous time away program helps you enjoy a health work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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