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University Faculty Respiratory Therapy

Weber State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 31, 2023

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University Faculty Respiratory Therapy

Requisition Number: F00383P:

Job Description:
The Respiratory Therapy department seeks an innovative educator possessing the qualities to advance the profession as evolving clinical competence requires. The successful candidate will help implement curriculum documenting and emphasizing students attaining clinical competence in a lab setting prior to hospital practical rotations.

Job Duties:
This individual will predominantly teach courses to include but not limited to laboratory, clinical and theory courses or assignments for other courses as the department requires. The position is a 9 months contract. In addition, the individual will coordinate with the department chair to select and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Regularly meet and participate in committee assignments representing the department interests. All faculty are required to plan, implement, and design curriculum as developing professional and workforce requirements dictate. Other duties include assisting with awarding scholarships by reviewing and discussing candidates with department personnel.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution required.
  • Five years of clinical experience or equivalent clinical and teaching experience.
  • Currently licensed in the state of Utah, or the ability to acquire a Utah license.
  • A RRT credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of computer technology and skill to communicate and write effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree preferred from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Teaching experience in higher education, clinical expertise in adult critical care, neonatal, pulmonary function testing, asthma educator, sleep, advanced respiratory care practitioner, and/or credentials in area of expertise, i.e., ACCS, NPS, R-CPFT, RpsgT, AE-C,APRT.
  • Demonstrated scholarship activity, record of success in published research in professional journals, and the ability to integrate innovative technology in Respiratory Therapy education.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 10/30/2023
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a generous benefits package.

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Screening of applications will begin December 3, 2023. Position will remain open until filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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