Clinical Track Open Rank — Respiratory Therapy

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Position Title Clinical Track Open Rank — Respiratory Therapy External Link to Posting https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/20311 College CHHS - Dean's Office - 31500 College Dept/School School of Health & Applied Human Sciences - 31530 Vacancy Number 16F-384 Position Number 536 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy ( BSRSP ) degree program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington ( UNCW ) seeks an outstanding faculty member for a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track clinical position at the rank of Clinical Instructor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor. Appointment at the Clinical Instructor, Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, or Clinical Professor rank is dependent on qualifications relative to university and college standards. Clinical Track faculty are initially appointed on a 5-year contract that is renewable based on performance and are eligible to apply for promotion to higher Clinical Track ranks.

The RSP program is housed in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences ( SHAHS ) within the College of Health and Human Services ( CHHS ). The program will be delivered as a 4-year residential program and as a degree advancement, online accelerated program, specifically designed for respiratory care therapists in the workforce. Successful candidates will be expected to relocate to Southeastern North Carolina or the Wilmington area and maintain a campus presence as part of the SHAHS faculty.

The role of the successful candidate will involve teaching face-to-face and online courses, and mentoring students in a clinical/professional/practice setting. The roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate will reflect a strong commitment to clinical/field teaching (in the real world, laboratory or through use of simulation learning and supervision), professional practice, community, and regional engagement and impact activities, and applied scholarship related to professional practice.

Appointment begins in August 2021.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

• Master’s degree in respiratory care/therapy, education, or allied-health related discipline from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency.
• Registered Respiratory Therapist ( RRT ) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care.
• Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner ( RCP ) in the state of North Carolina or eligible to obtain RCP License in the state.
• Clinical experience as a full-time, registered respiratory therapist ( RRT ).

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Preference will be given to candidates who have the following qualifications:

• Earned doctoral degree in respiratory care/therapy, education, or allied-health related discipline from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency.
• Two or more years of full-time clinical experience as a registered respiratory therapist ( RRT ).
• Evidence of successful teaching experience in multiple delivery formats, including online (traditional and/or accelerated) and face-to-face on-campus lecture, in Respiratory Care or a closely-related curriculum.
• Previous experience with professional organizations and accreditation in respiratory care (CoARC).
• Evidence of successful community involvement, including the ability to develop and sustain formal partnerships with relevant healthcare-related agencies.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with constituents across the college and university.
• Accomplishments in scholarship, publications, and presentations associated with the position.
• Strong relationship-building skills with students with diverse backgrounds.

Required Certifications or Licensure

• Registered Respiratory Therapist ( RRT ) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care.

• Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner ( RCP ) in the state of North Carolina or eligible to obtain RCP License in the state.

• Clinical experience as a full-time, registered respiratory therapist ( RRT ).

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy ( BSRSP ) at UNCW prepares graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by Registered Respiratory Therapists ( RRT ). Graduates will be prepared to address the need for healthcare leaders in the field of respiratory care. The proposed BSRSP features two options: a 4-year, residential, regular-term instruction option ( RTI ) and a degree completion option delivered in UNCW’s online accelerated program ( OAP ) format. These options target two distinct student populations, including traditional 4-year residential students seeking entry-level preparation (4-year baccalaureate) and associate degree prepared RRTs (degree completion). The BSRSP program has been approved by the UNC Board of Governors and will be launched in Fall 2021.

The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences ( SHAHS ) has five undergraduate degree programs:
• Public Health
• Exercise Science
• Healthful Living and Fitness Education
• Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management
• Recreation Therapy

The SHAHS also has Master of Science degrees in:
• Athletic Training
• Healthcare Administration
• Gerontology with 4+1 options:
o (Bachelors / Masters) with Public Health / Gerontology
o Recreation Therapy / Gerontology
o Exercise Science / Gerontology

The SHAHS also supports a Masters of Arts in Teaching ( MAT ) and a Masters of Education concentration in Physical Education and Health through the Watson College of Education.

Minors are offered in:
• Gerontology
• Health
• Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management
• Yoga Studies
• Assistance Dog Training

The SHAHS is located in the newly constructed Veterans Hall
(https://uncw.edu/chhs/veteranshall/index.html).

College/School Information

The College of Health and Human Services was created in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional continuing education, and health knowledge dissemination and application. In the formative stage of development, the CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic College that seeks to be nationally recognized for its inter-professional collaboration, community engagement and impact, and implementation science. The faculty, staff and students of the CHHS are committed to the pursuit of excellence and enhancing health and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals, families and communities in southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment Special Notes to Applicants

Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required.

Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.

Position Type Permanent Job Posting Date 04/01/2021 Job Close Date 04/18/2021 Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).



Similar jobs

Similar jobs