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Part-Time Faculty, Respiratory Care Program


The Respiratory Care undergraduate program in the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions at Gwynedd Mercy University invites applications for a part-time faculty position. The position involves 16-20 hours per week and is based on a 9 -month contract (Fall and Spring semesters).  There is an option to supplement additional time during the summer session. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience.



The faculty member participates in clinical, laboratory and classroom instruction and curriculum revision in the area of respiratory care; student advisement and supporting student success; assists with competency assessment; clinical site visitation; and oversight and management of laboratory equipment and technology.  All faculty are encouraged to engage in scholarly, professional and community service activities.  



Qualified candidates must hold a minimum of:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • Active Respiratory Therapist license from the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine or Board of Osteopathic Medicine

  • 4 years of experience as an RRT, with at least 2 years in clinical respiratory care

  • Current CPR certification

  • Active membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)

  • Demonstrate professional involvement in PSRC, AARC, NBRC and/or CoARC

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master's degree

  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience in an accredited CoARC accredited respiratory care program or serving as a clinical instructor/preceptor for respiratory care students in an approved program. 

  • Candidates must be CPR certified be an AARC member, and demonstrate professional involvement in PSRC, AARC, NBRC and /or CoARC.

Preferred Areas of Specialization:  

  • Basic and advanced respiratory care both theory and practice

  • Critical care medicine

  • Mechanical ventilation

  • Cardiorespiratory pathophysiology

  • Respiratory pharmacology

  • Respiratory research

  • Neonatal/ pediatric respiratory care.

  • Additional specialty credentials (NPS, AE-C, CPFT, RPFT, ACCS, and/or RPSGT) are highly desirous.



All application materials must be submitted through the University careers webpage at

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressed to John Bindo, OTD, OTR/L, MHA, LNHA.  Along with the cover letter, the candidate needs to submit a current curriculum vitae including current contact information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions about these openings, please contact: John Bindo, Assistant Professor, MSOT program at:

Gwynedd Mercy University:

The Respiratory Care Program is CoARC accredited program located within the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions.  Gwynedd Mercy University is a Catholic University in the Mercy tradition of service to society. Gwynedd Mercy University believes that diversity in our campus community enriches the educational experience of its students by providing them with the opportunity to learn from individuals of various backgrounds. The University strongly encourages individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply.

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