Gannon University’s Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences invites applications for a Director of Clinical Education/Faculty for the Respiratory Care Program. The appointment for this 12-month, non-tenure track position begins January 2018. Qualified candidates are required to hold a master’s degree or higher (completed by December 2017) in respiratory care, health science or health communication, education, leadership, or related field. Qualified candidates must also hold a valid Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential and current state license have a minimum of four years’ experience as a RRT with at least two years in clinical respiratory care, and a minimum of two years’ experience teaching in an accredited respiratory care program either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor. Candidates with a reputation of achievement in education, demonstrated leadership in respiratory care, an active research program, and active participation in relevant professional associations are preferred. The successful candidate will provide clinical direction of the program in accordance with fulfilling the requirements for accreditation, assist with program planning and curriculum development, and provide didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction.
The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship, and engage in University, professional, and community service activities. Ideally, candidates will have experience using course management systems for purposes of instruction and advising. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For,” Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations, and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.