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Full-Time Faculty Position – UT Health San Antonio

Department of Health Sciences – Division of Respiratory Care

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health SA) is the leading academic medical center serving South Texas (see:  https://uthscsa.edu/).  UT Health SA includes the schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the School of Health Professions (https://uthscsa.edu/health-professions/ ) and supports a large research and patient care enterprise.

The Division of Respiratory Care, Department of Health Sciences within the School of Health Professions, invites applications for the position of Full-time Faculty at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor, dependent on qualifications and experience.  Start date is negotiable, with a target of September 1, 2022.   This is a tenure-track position, and we are seeking an outstanding individual with the desire to advance the university, department, and division across the four university mission components of teaching, research, service, and patient care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teaching and related educational activities to include:
    • Teaching upper division bachelor’s and master’s degree program courses in the respiratory care programs.
    • Participating in curriculum and program development, implementation, evaluation, and revision.
    • Supervising and instructing students during their clinical rotations, as assigned.
    • Participation in activities related to the scholarship of teaching to include educational research, and publication and dissemination of educational materials (e.g., articles, book chapters, books).
  • Research to include assisting with the oversight of master’s degree students’ research projects and engaging in collaborative or independent research and scholarly activities with the goal of national invited presentations of original research findings, publication in recognized peer-reviewed journals and success in seeking external funding.
  • Professional and community service activities to include seeking and serving in professional leadership roles at the local, state, and national level.
  • Faculty may participate in the Faculty Practice Plan for patient care, as opportunities arise.

This is a full-time (12-month) faculty position that reports to the Program Director for the Division of Respiratory Care and the Chairperson of the Department of Health Sciences. Salary, academic rank/appointment, and tenure status will be commensurate with the education and experience of the successful candidate.



  • A master’s degree, with the desire and motivation to seek a doctoral degree in health sciences or other relevant area (e.g., education, physiology, leadership).
  • A valid Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential and eligibility or licensure in Texas as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Significant clinical experience to include critical care and advanced practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical environments.
  • Active membership in AARC.


  • A doctoral degree (PhD preferred) awarded by an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the USDE, in an area related to respiratory care (e.g., health sciences, education, physiology, leadership).
  • Experience as a faculty member or as a clinical preceptor in an established respiratory care program
  • Experience in conducting research and a track record of invited presentations and/or peer-reviewed publications.

Applications are being accepted and reviewed immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references through the UT Health Careers website. Please click on the link below or go to the UT Health San Antonio Website Careers Page (https://wp.uthscsa.edu/careers/ ), search under Faculty Positions and submit your documents.

https://uthscsa.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=22001113  OR   https://uthscsa.referrals.selectminds.com/faculty/page/school-of-health-professions-opportunities-7

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.  All faculty appointments are designated as security-sensitive positions.

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