The Respiratory Care (RESP) program at Bowling Green State University Firelands College is seeking an Instructor for their Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care degree. This is a full-time, non tenure-track, nine month renewable faculty appointment, located in the Applied Sciences Department. The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. In addition to the base program located at BGSU Firelands, there is a satellite program offered through the University Partnership at Lorain County Community College. The Instructor would be responsible for teaching didactic, laboratory and web-based courses related to respiratory care. State-of-the-art classrooms and labs are located at both campuses. The RESP program and Applied Sciences department are committed to providing an environment that promotes collaboration and multiple opportunities for professional excellence.

With 2,100 students, BGSU Firelands is the regional branch campus of Bowling Green State University. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU Firelands seeks talented individuals to join our community in Huron, Ohio, on the scenic shores of Lake Erie. BGSU Firelands especially encourages applications from individuals exhibiting a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession and in higher education.

Primary Responsibilities

• Teach didactic, laboratory, and web-based courses in respiratory care.
• Coordinate with the Program Director to assess the quality, content, and overall effectiveness of the instructor’s courses within the program.
• Assist with ongoing program planning, review, evaluation, assessment, and curriculum development/revision.
• Assist Program Director in preparing the program for reaccreditation as well as annual program evaluation/accreditation and related reports on a routine and as needed basis.
• Assist with program recruitment activities.
• Serve as an active member of the Respiratory Care Advisory Board.
• Serve as an active member of the Allied Health Sub-Group in the Applied Sciences Department.
• Participate as an active member of the Applied Sciences Department.
• Participate in related service and scholarly activities as appropriate.
• Perform other job related tasks as may relate to maintaining and improving the quality of the education program.

Minimum Qualifications

• Four years of clinical experience in a health care facility as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.
• Valid Registered Respiratory Therapist credential from the NBRC.
• Licensed (or eligible) respiratory care professional in the State of Ohio.
• Master’s Degree in health-related field.
• BLS Provider.
• Evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession.

Preferred Qualifications

• Two years of teaching experience in an accredited respiratory care program either as an appointed faculty member, clinical preceptor, or adjunct faculty.
• Record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level as demonstrated by student and/or peer evaluations, instructional materials, and other indicators of student achievement.
• Current clinical experience in a variety of patient care environments (eg. emergency, critical care, floor therapy, neonatal/pediatric, sub-acute or long term care, home care).
• ACCS, NPS, RPFT, SDS or Asthma Educator credentials
• ACLS, PALS or NRP Provider.
• BLS, ACLS, PALS, or NRP Instructor.

Salary & Benefits

Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.

Expected Start Date: August 23, 2021

Credentials Required for Application

• Letter of interest which includes a summary of professional experience and a statement of teaching philosophy
• Evidence showing a commitment to diversity and inclusion within the profession
• Curriculum vitae
• Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
• Three current and original letters of reference

Application Process

For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position visit or contact the Office of Huron Resources, BGSU. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Application Deadline: APRIL 15, 2021

Further Information:

Contact Karen Osterling at [email protected] or 419-372-0623.

BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Karen Osterling
[email protected]
Bowling Green State University Firelands College
1 University Drive
Huron, 44839