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Lynchburg, Virginia
Job category:
Education
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
Liberty University

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Full-time Faculty Position – Liberty University

Posting Number: F00316P

Classification Title: Faculty

Disclaimer
Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title:  Associate Professor/Professor

Does this position require driving?
No

Contact
Lorraine Bingham
Contact Phone Ext
434-582-2336
Contact Email
[email protected]

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The assistant/associate professor faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses as assigned within the Respiratory Therapy program. Faculty will take advantage of teaching moments and opportunities through the use of assigned classroom time, weekly announcements and emails as well as carry out various administrative tasks as dictated by the Program Director, the Department Chair, or the Dean. These administrative tasks will include items such as roster verification, reporting items, and timely posting of all grades. Faculty are expected to:

  • Create, modify, and teach material from the approved curriculum (classroom, lab, and clinical)
  • Assist students in achieving the completion of objectives and learning outcomes Provide regular and timely feedback to students
  • Participate in school retention and recruitment
  • Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behaviors Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process
  • Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies Participate in regional and professional accreditation activities and uphold standards Foster a Christian worldview among students and faculty
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT)
  • Master’s Degree or higher in science, business, education, or respiratory therapy, with at least 18 graduate credit hours directly related to course content covered in the respiratory therapy program
  • Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the
  • U.S. Dept. of Education
  • Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and communication skills Applicants must possess a master’s degree. Hold current RRT credential from the NBRC with 5- 10 years related clinical and teaching experience. Must maintain a current license or be eligible for license by the Virginia Respiratory Care Board
  • Creative, innovative, and problem-solving skills Proficiency in MS Office
  • Able to obtain and maintain licenses in the state of Virginia Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level
  • Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty University’s online automated application process

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful applicant will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively with hospital staff, physicians, and managers
  • Develop new and strengthen current hospital and other clinical relationships
  • CPR, ACLS, PALS or NRP Instructor, PFT, RRT-ACCS, SDS, AE-C
  • Interest in research

Work Hours:

40 hours per week-The Department of Health Professions seeks to fill the position of Associate/Full Professor for its Respiratory Therapy Program. This is a 12 month benefited teaching position. Because Liberty University is a strong Evangelical Christian University, all faculty members are yearly contracted. Liberty University is a non-tenure granting University.

Posting Date:

08/26/2021

Special Instructions for Applicants:

A wet signature is required on letters of recommendation. OFFICIAL transcripts sent directly to Lorraine Bingham at  [email protected]

Applicant Documents

Required Documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Pastoral Reference Letter
  7. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  8. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  9. Professional License(s)

Optional Documents

  1. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)

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