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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor
Job Posting Number 20180050FAC
Job Location Round Rock, San Marcos
Department Department of Respiratory Care
Position Description

The Department of Respiratory Care at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor, associate professor, or professor rank for a nine-month appointment with possible summer employment annually. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities include didactic and clinical instruction. Areas of expertise include: anatomy & physiology, ECG & CXR interpretation, pharmacology, pulmonary pathology, neo/pediatric care, critical care, ventilator management/airway management, pulmonary rehabilitation, PFT testing, polysomnography, web-based and traditional teaching, and evidence-based respiratory care practice with documentation of recent clinical proficiency. Teaching, scholarly and service activities are required for this tenure-track position. Opportunities for supervision of student research and collaborative research exist. Position will require teaching on the San Marcos campus Spring 2018 and then on the Texas State University Round Rock campus thereafter.

Required Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in Respiratory Care or a related field.
2. Minimum of three years experience in respiratory care.
3. Recent didactic and/or clinical teaching experience in respiratory care.
4. Eligible for RCP licensure in Texas.
5. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential.
6. Record of accomplishments in scholarship, teaching, and service, appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (less than five years teaching), Associate Professor (minimum five years teaching), or Professor (minimum of ten years teaching).
7. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department standards.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate in a related field.
2. Clinical specialization, expertise, credentials in recognized areas of critical care, pediatric/neonatal, asthma education, pulmonary rehab, PFT/diagnostics, polysomnography or other recognized areas.
3. On-line/web-based course preparation expertise.
4. Professional membership with service in healthcare organizations.

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin October 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20585.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by October 10, 2017: 1) a letter of application expressing your intent to apply for the position and a detailed and supported explanation of how you meet the qualifications for the position; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) three letters from professional references; and 4) unofficial transcripts from all degree-granting institutions.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

Selected candidates for interview will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities and proof of credentials.

Proposed Start Date Spring/Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 10/10/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Legal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference
  3. Licensure
  4. Certifications
  5. Additional Document
  6. Credentials
  7. Samples of Scholarly Work/Research
  8. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  9. Examples of Recent Publications