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Clinical Assistant Professor

Charlotte, NC
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Position Information

Position Number004749Working TitleClinical Assistant ProfessorClassification Title9-Mo Non-Tenure Track FacultyCollegeCollege of Health & Human Svc (Col)DepartmentKinesiologyPosition DesignationFacultyEmployment TypePermanent - Full-timeMonths per year9Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Kinesiology (http://kinesiology.uncc.edu) is a dynamic unit with an interdisciplinary focus. It is one of four academic units within the College of Health and Human Services. Our programs include: B.S. in Exercise Science (CAAHEP-accredited); the new M.S. in Athletic Training (CAATE-accreditation pending); M.S. in Kinesiology consisting of an Applied Physiology Concentration (research focus) and a CAAHEP-accredited clinical exercise physiology concentration; M.S. in Respiratory Care (CoARC provisional accreditation); B.S. in Respiratory Therapy (CoARC provisional accreditation); B.S. in Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (CAAHEP-accredited). Our unit is home to a state of the art Health Risk Assessment Program (https://kinesiology.uncc.edu/health-risk-assessment-program). In addition, the Department has faculty affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Biology (http://biology.uncc.edu/graduate-programs/phd-program) and the Ph.D. Program in Health Services Research (https://publichealth.uncc.edu/degrees-and-programs/graduate-programs/phd-health-services-research).

Vacancy Open toAll CandidatesDescription of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position is responsible for advising and teaching specialized undergraduate courses, with some graduate instruction possible, and may serve as practicum coordinator within respiratory care programs. The successful candidate will provide professional service and contribute to the University’s Diversity Plan. The successful candidate for this position will engage in high-quality online teaching and will participate in departmental governance and service activities.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

A Masters degree is required in respiratory care, health science, education, or a related discipline from a regionally accredited university. A doctorate is preferred in a related field. Two years of college teaching experience in respiratory therapy is preferred. Advanced professional credentials/certifications (NPS, ACCS, RPFT, RPSGT, AE-C, etc) are preferred. Experience with distance education instruction is preferred but not required.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

Clinical experience as either a registered respiratory therapist (RRT) or physician is required. An active respiratory care practitioner license or eligible to obtain a license in North Carolina is required. Experience teaching in an academic respiratory therapy program or a combination of equivalent professional experiences is required.

Special Notes to ApplicantsJob Open Date06/01/2020Job Close Date06/26/2020Open Until FilledNoDate Review of Applications will Begin06/29/2020Proposed Hire Date08/01/2020If time-limited, please indicate appointment end dateContact InformationPosting Specific Questions

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