Since 1922, the UMN Medical Laboratory Sciences Program has led the profession

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Opportunities for MLS Graduates

APHL–CDC Antimicrobial Resistance Fellowship Program

The growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AR) to the nation’s health has led the White House to launch the initiative to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB). In response, the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and CDC are seeking graduates of microbiology, molecular biology and related programs who are interested in applying their skills and expertise to work to combat this growing threat. Click to view more information


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Opportunities within our MLS Program

Medical Laboratory Sciences Program Director/Faculty Position

The University of Minnesota's Medical Laboratory Science program is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader for the program director position. Please review the Program Director Job Description for more information.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online at https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/332547 - job opening 332547. 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 the following:

  • a cover letter
  • CV
  • A sample of scholarly work
  • A diversity statement
  • A list of professional references

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. This position will remain open until filled. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


Medical Laboratory Sciences Teaching Specialists

The MLS program is seeking candidates to help support on campus laboratory teaching courses. Teaching specialists are usually current practitioners in one or more disciplines within MLS, who can help bring current practice knowledge into the teaching laboratory.  Three to 10 hours per week for one semester depending on your work schedule and our course schedule.  We accept applications continuously throughout the year.  Click to view more about these positions.  To apply, visit the U of MN employment system and search for position #306077.

For inquiries, please contact:

Amy Fischer
Operations Manager
[email protected]
877-334-2659

Janice Conway-Klaassen, PhD, MLS(ASCP)cm/SMcm, FACSc
Program Director/Search Committee Chair
[email protected]