Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy & Program Director.

Position ID: 35273
Dalton State College
School of Health Professions
Allied Health
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Program Director, Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy and Program Director. Master’s degree or higher required in Respiratory Care, Education, Health Care or other related field, active Registered Respiratory Therapist credential, and current (or eligibility) Georgia and Tennessee State licenses to practice Respiratory Therapy required. The Program Director should have a minimum of four years’ experience as a Registered Therapist, of which at least two years should have been spent in clinical respiratory care and preferably, at least two years in a teaching position in an accredited respiratory care program. Formal teacher training and experience is recommended. Candidates should have extensive knowledge/ experience working in most areas of respiratory care including pediatrics, intensive care, management, training and education.  Excellent spoken/written English communication skills and a commitment to teaching and service excellence. 

The position includes teaching responsibilities in both the AAS and BS Respiratory Therapy programs, student advisement, student recruitment activities, planning/assessing courses and programs, the organization, administration, periodic review, continued development of the programs and the faculty, providing service to the college/community, professional development, and other responsibilities assigned by the chair.

Application Procedure

A complete application must include 1) letter of interest specifically addressing the requirements of the position, 2) current resume/CV, 3) three current letters of reference, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 5) transcripts of all college work.  Materials should be mailed or e-mailed to Dr. Susan D. West, Chair of the Department of Allied Health, Dalton State College, 650 College Drive, Dalton, GA 30720.  Direct questions to 706-272-2605 or  Position is available August 2017.  Review of applications will begin April 7, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be scheduled after review of materials.  Applicant interviews will include a teaching demonstration of a topic appropriate for freshmen Respiratory Therapy students.

Dalton State College is a tobacco free workplace. University System of Georgia policy requires a background check to be processed for any candidate to whom an offer of employment is made. EEO/AA

CIP Discipline Code: 
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Susan West
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II