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Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor - Respiratory Care

The Department of Respiratory Care within the College of Health, Arts, & Sciences on Oregon Tech’s Klamath Falls, OR campus invites applications for the Tenure Track role of Assistant Professor & Director of Clinical Education.

Position Summary: 
The position provides instruction in both respiratory care didactic and laboratory courses. Instruction will be both on campus and online. This position also requires the candidate to be Director of Clinical Education for the respiratory care program.

The successful incumbent must be well-rounded and creative in their teaching methods and approaches. They should have the ability to present materials to students, while demonstrating the use of relevant medical equipment. Although teaching is an essential part of this position, the ability to work with students as an academic advisor and on applied research and/or scholarly work is also key to this position. Further, the position will work closely with the program director in developing current evidence-based courses both on campus and online learning with NBRC/AARC guidelines and content.

To receive consideration for this position, please visit: Oregon Institute of Technology Portal | Assistant Professor & Director of Clinical Education (

Then, submit an application in accompaniment with the listed required elements. The initial review of applications will begin on 06/27/2024. Applications will continue to be accepted after the updated initial review date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or, until the position is filled. Therefor, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the disclosed review date may not receive full consideration. 

Qualification Requirements: 

  • Master’s Degree
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) granted by the National Board or Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Respiratory Care Licensure by the State of Oregon
  • At least 5 years of hospital care experience with educational background in academia, medical facility or student/new hire orientation

Additional Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate or other terminal degree
  • Previous or current instructor in a respiratory care program
  • Experience with CoARC accreditation
  • Familiarity with conducting institutional assessments
  • Experience in student advisement
  • Current AARC membership

Departmental Information: 

The College of Health, Arts and Sciences (HAS) is a multidisciplinary college offering degree programs at multiple locations within the Pacific Northwest. HAS is an expansive and diverse college that includes 10 academic units which develop leading professions health sciences such as dental hygiene, medical imaging technology, medical laboratory science, respiratory care, dentistry, and polysomnography, humanities, social sciences, communication, and mathematics. HAS faculty and staff embraces the opportunity to fulfill Oregon Tech’s mission of providing hands-on education for real-world achievement, utilizing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and delivering progressive extension programs.

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Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resource at 541-885-1028 or

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