Faculty & Program Coordinator of Respiratory Care; Anderson College of Nursing & Health Professions

Job description

The University of North Alabama is accepting applications for the position of Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Respiratory Therapy in the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions.  This position will be responsible for coordinating and developing a new respiratory therapy program in accordance with the Commission on Accreditation of Respiratory Care (CoARC) Standards.  Applicants with a Ph.D. will be eligible for the tenure-track, Assistant/Associate professor and program coordinator appointment and applicants with a master's degree will be eligible for non-tenure-track lecturer and program coordinator appointment.

Essential duties will include researching and writing policies, developing courses, and teaching a variety of respiratory therapy courses including didactic and clinical. Additional responsibilities will include advising program students; maintaining office hours; serving on committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participating in appropriate professional development activities; participating in scholarly activities and departmental/individual research; participating in service to the university and the community; and instructing and assisting in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methods, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.

Minimum qualifications include: Master's degree in respiratory care or a related field is required; Ph.D. in respiratory care or a related field is preferred; Two years of teaching experience in an accredited Respiratory Care program is required; Two years of clinical experience as a respiratory therapist is required; Current RRT credential by the NBRC is required; and currently licensed, or eligible for licensure in the State of Alabama in Respiratory Therapy is required. 

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5852.  Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload, at the time of application, a cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, and a one-page diversity/equity/inclusion statement (upload under the attachment heading of “Other Document 1”). Information regarding the diversity/equity/inclusion statement can be found here: https://www.una.edu/humanresources/files/forms-links/diversity_statement_faculty.pdf. Transcripts are also required, but may be submitted at a later date.  Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate but unofficial transcripts will suffice for application purposes.  Please read the “Special Instructions to Applicants” and/or “Minimum Qualifications” sections of the posting for explicit details regarding required application materials. For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus. We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students. Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan: https://www.una.edu/vpem/diversity/index.html.




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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 5/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.