Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Education Department: Emergency Medical Education Department Palomar College
Date Opened: 03/11/2019 Close Date: 04/29/2019
The Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Education (EME Simulation Lab Coordinator) is primarily responsible for coordinating and facilitating classes in the EME laboratory to include the creation of lesson plans as well as debriefing sessions and incorporation of hyper-realistic simulations with the use of audio/visual equipment utilizing live people and high fidelity manikins. The Assistant Professor will also be responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the discipline of Emergency Medical Technologies. These courses could include Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic Preparation, Paramedic, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)/ Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), and Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals (PEPP)/Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Salary: Starting salary range: $60,900.42 $96,764.88 annually.Academic training and teaching experience will form the basis for salary computation as determined by placement on the regular salary schedule of the College. A maximum of step 8 at the appropriate salary grade will be awarded to new faculty. For a salary estimate, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the links in the Full-time Faculty section.
Benefits: Fully-paid employee benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents; and life, disability, and long-term care insurance. Estimated value of these employer-paid benefits is approximately $29,726 annually. All full-time faculty are enrolled in CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System).
Must meet all of the qualifications listed under 1-4 below: 1. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed in the State of California as a Physician, Physicians Assistant, Registered Nurse OR Paramedic. Must possess license by time of appointment. 2. Two years of experience in advanced life support pre-hospital care, and knowledge of the course content of the U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum HS 808 862 March 1999. 3. Must meet one of the following qualifications under a) or b): a) Any Bachelors degree AND two years of professional experience b) Any Associate degree AND six years of professional experience 4. Qualified by education and experience in methods, materials, and evaluation of instruction, which shall be documented by at least forty (40) hours of instruction in one of the following: a) Possession of one of the following certificates by time of appointment: California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) Fire Instructor 1A, 1B and 1C; or the National Fire Academy (NFA) Fire Service Instructional Methodology course; or the National Association of EMS Educators Level 1 Course.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at www.naces.org.
NOTE: For professional experience, a year is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 10 months.
Diversity Statement: Position requires cultural competency which includes the sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
About the District: Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associates degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diegos Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
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