Assistant Professor Athletic Training - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The University of Alabama is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor within its CAATE-(Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education) Professional AT (Athletic Training) Program. This is a tenure-earning, nine-month position within the Department of Health Science, College of Human Environmental Sciences. The department offers a BSAT in Athletic Training, a BS in Public Health, an MA in Health Studies and a PhD in Health Education and Health Promotion. The Athletic Training Program will have its on-site visit for continuing accreditation in 2017-2018 and will transition to the graduate level shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will assume responsibilities that will include maintaining a productive research agenda; teaching undergraduate and graduate Athletic Training courses; supervising undergraduate and graduate student research; assisting in program-related activities; and providing service to the program, department, college, university and profession.

Qualified candidates for this position are expected to have a completed doctorate in Exercise Science, Health Education/Health Promotion or a closely related discipline; current Board of Certification in Athletic Training; a minimum of three years of active clinical experience as an Athletic Trainer; demonstrated ability to initiate and maintain a focused research agenda that will result in peer-reviewed publications and external funding; familiarity with athletic training accreditation standards; and a record of excellence in teaching.

Additional Position Information

The salary is open and competitive. This is a new faculty position that will add to our current roster of outstanding teachers and productive researchers. The department strongly encourages applications from candidates who will enhance its academic, professional, ethnic or racial diversity. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, CV, Research Statement,and Teaching Philosophy. Also, a list of three references, including contact information, should be attached as “Other Document 1”. Review of applicants will begin 10/30/15. If hired, an official transcript of your most advanced degree will be required.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • Other Health Sciences
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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