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Assistant Professor - Respiratory Therapy

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Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position? Yes
Hours of Work TBA

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number TSU201847
Official TSU Title Assistant Professor - Respiratory Therapy
Grant Title N/A
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under the direction of the Department Chair of Pharmacy Practice & Clinical Health Sciences, this position is responsible for functions related to teaching undergraduate level courses; advising undergraduate students; supervising student interns; engaging in scholarly activities in areas relevant to the department and college; and assuming departmental and college committee responsibilities.

Essential Duties Summary

Teaching Respiratory Therapy courses at the undergraduate level. Advising undergraduate students. Participation in internship and practicum programs. Engaging in scholarly research. Serving on departmental and college committees. Participating in professional activities including internal and external conferences and seminars. Other duties within the range of skills normally associated with a position of this classification in an evolving teaching and learning environment.

% FTE

100%

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.
Education

The successful candidate should have graduated from an accredited institution with a terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline; current professional license or certificate as required by the state in which the program exists unless exempted from licensure under state or federal law, minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an RRT of which at least four (4) years must include experience in clinical respiratory care, pulmonary medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, critical care OR anesthesiology, minimum of four (4) years’ teaching experience in clinical respiratory care, research, management, or education associated with an accredited respiratory care program or medical school.

Required Licensing/Certification

Valid RRT credential

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Applicants should be dynamic individuals with demonstrated leadership ability who can lead the faculty and staff in continued curricular development, excellence in teaching, and scholarly activity.

Work Experience

Successful candidates will provide documented evidence in teaching, scholarly and research potential.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

N/A

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

N/A

Personal/Organizational Contacts
Customer Service Relationships

Demonstrated ability to work with students from diverse cultural and ethnic groups. Anticipates customer needs and regularly motivates or influences others to deliver customer service excellence. May troubleshoot highly sensitive or confidential issues. Personally ensure problem resolution. Identifies barriers to effective customer service and sets customer service standards. Establishes a customer feedback system and holds self-accountable for customer service excellence within the department or program.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Position requires occasional or frequent moderate physical activity.

Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Did you graduate from an accredited institution with a terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline? Please list the terminal degree earned, and the discipline.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a valid RRT credential?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an RRT of which at least four (4) years must include experience in clinical respiratory care, pulmonary medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, critical care OR anesthesiology?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of four (4) years’ teaching experience in clinical respiratory care, research, management, or education associated with an accredited respiratory care program or medical school?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Can you provide documented evidence in teaching, scholarly and research potential?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have current professional license or certificate as required by the state in which the program exists? (Unless exempted from licensure under state or federal law.)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Exempt (Please provide documentation)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Other Document
  5. Reference Letter 1
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3