UAF's Community and Technical College is seeking a Term Assistant Professor of Paramedicine to join the growing Emergency Services Department and Paramedic Academy. The successful candidate will teach classes, provide academic counseling, assist in maintaining the skills lab, assist in curriculum development.
A current Paramedic NREMT Certification or State License, five years experience as a Paramedic, one year teaching experience and a minimum of an Associate's degree are required for this position. A Bachelor's degree (or higher) or working to obtain a Bachelor's degree within two years of appointment is preferred.
This position is term funded through June 30 and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion. It is currently funded by the Alaska Technical Vocational Employment Program and is subject to continued funding.
UAF CTC provides career training and development opportunities through workforce development and professional development programs. Staff and faculty have forged close ties with businesses and local agencies, enhancing instruction and increasing job placements. This position supports the University of Alaska Fairbanks Community and Technical College's bipartite mission of performing teaching and community service.
The successful candidate will prepare and teach paramedic courses, write and update course syllabi, assist with curriculum review, revision, and development, develop and implement course and program level assessments, select appropriate skills lab personnel, engage in professional development and technology upgrading activities, ensure the necessary availability of necessary training equipment, provide academic counseling, monitor and evaluate student progress through the Paramedic Academy and assist students in reaching their goal of completion of the Paramedic Academy. It is expected that the successful candidate will maintain regular office hours in accordance with contractual guidelines, attend department and campus wide meetings and contribute to the improvement of the program, college and university through committee participation.
Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students and ability to work as a team player.
The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required:
-Demonstrate the ability to communicate well, both written and oral
-Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of ethical responsibilities.
-Possess strong competency in critical thinking skills.
-Demonstrated ability to work with people of all ages, cultures, races, ethnicity, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
-Minimum of three years of pre-hospital care experience at the paramedic level.
-At least one year of responsibility for coordinating education for advance life support pre-hospital care providers within the proceeding five years.
-One year teaching experience is preferred.
-At least 50 hours teaching in eight or more of the subject areas contained in the United States Department of Transportation National Curriculum to an audience that included paramedics is also preferred.
REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
- Current paramedic NREMT Certification or State License.
- Associate's degree or higher is required. Bachelor's or higher is preferred.
- Alaska EMS Instructor Certification is also preferred.
UAF CTC offers 40 associate degrees, certificates, and occupational endorsements at 9 locations throughout Fairbanks and the Tanana Valley of Interior Alaska. UAF CTC is responsive to local and regional vocational and technical training needs, and focuses on workforce development to meet the needs of the region and the state. UAF CTC's programs also provide students with the academic framework to help them achieve their higher education goals, whether it is to complete and associate of arts degree or transfer to a baccalaureate program.
UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 30 full-time faculty and 200 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 30. Approximately 3000 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.
Please attach the following to complete your application:
Resume or Vita
Cover letter detailing qualifications for this position
3 professional employment references to include names, professional relationship, address and contact phone number.
You may attach supplemental documents as additional information to support your application as well. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to submit a portfolio of work documenting their teaching and/or industry experience.
This is an open until filled recruitment with the initial application review taking place on Oct 5, 2020. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm, 10/4/2020.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).
This position term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
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Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
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