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The Department of Respiratory Care at the College of Health, Arts & Sciences (HAS) is accepting applications for the role of Associate/Assistant Professor at the Klamath Falls campus of Oregon Tech.
The position provides instruction in both respiratory care didactic and laboratory courses. The faculty member 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 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 in online learning with NBRC/AARC guidelines and content.
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.
Initial review of applications will begin on March 20, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.oit.edu/postings/5731
Then, upload the following elements to your application:
A brief cover letter outlining qualifications specific to this position
A Curriculum Vitae
A brief statement of your teaching philosophy
A brief description of potential research projects that could involve undergraduates
A brief statement on how you view/promote diversity (please upload in the “other document” section of required documents)
A list of three professional references
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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
Doctorate or other terminal degree
Previous or current instructor in a respiratory care program
Experience with CoARC accreditation
Familiarity with conducting institutional assessments
Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) is a public university based in Klamath Falls and the Portland metropolitan area with a presence throughout the Pacific Northwest. We’re also Oregon’s only polytechnic university, meaning we emphasize technical subjects and applied sciences. But our distinction doesn’t stop there. Through our nearly 50 bachelor’s and advanced degree programs, the university offers a rigorous, experiential education that allows students to pursue their passions and professional opportunities in internships, externships and field experiences.