Assistant Professor - Respiratory Care #20170058FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Feb 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title - Assistant Professor

Job Posting Number - 20170058FAC

Job Location - Round Rock, San Marcos

Department of Respiratory Care

Position Description

The Department of Respiratory Care at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level with responsibilities in didactic and clinical instruction. Clinical teaching assignments will be specific to the Austin area with didactic responsibilities on the Texas State campus. Areas of expertise include: anatomy & physiology, ECG & CXR interpretation, pharmacology, pulmonary pathology, neo/pediatric care, critical care, ventilator management/airway management, pulmonary rehabilitation, PFT testing, polysomnography, web-based and traditional teaching, and evidence-based RC practice with documentation of recent clinical proficiency. Teaching, scholarly and service are required for this tenure-track position. Opportunities for supervision of student research and collaborative research exist. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Texas State University provides competitive research support. Position will require teaching on the San Marcos campus Fall 2017 through Spring 2018 and then on the Texas State University Round Rock campus thereafter.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of three years experience in respiratory care, eligible for RCP licensure in Texas, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential, master’s degree in a related field. Documentation of recent clinical competency and demonstrated experience in clinical teaching in respiratory care is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in a related field; didactic and clinical teaching experience in respiratory care; clinical specialization/expertise/credentials in recognized areas of critical care, pediatric/neonatal, asthma education, pulmonary rehab, PFT/diagnostics, polysomnography or other recognized areas; on-line/web-based course preparation expertise; professional membership with service in healthcare organizations; and evidence of scholarly activities or research agenda.

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, To apply, please submit the following: 1) A letter of application expressing your intent to apply for the position and a detailed and supported explanation of how you meet the qualifications for the position; 2) Specific, discrete evidence that supports required and preferred qualifications (e.g., summaries of teaching evaluations, publications, grant writing, syllabi, etc.); 3) A current curriculum vitae; 4) Three letters from professional references; and 5) Unofficial transcripts from all degree-granting institutions.

Selected candidates for interview will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities and proof of credentials.

Proposed Start Date - Fall 2017

Review Date - 01/31/2017

Open Until Filled? Yes


Legal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Licensure
  5. Certifications
  6. Credentials

Optional Documents

  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference
  3. Additional Document
  4. Syllabi
  5. Samples of Scholarly Work/Research
  6. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  7. Examples of Recent Publications

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