Central Michigan University Athletic Training, Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty Position in Mount Pleasant, Michigan
The Athletic Training Program, in the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences, is recruiting for a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track faculty member to join its faculty beginning August 24, 2020. This is a new position involving classroom instruction in athletic training; research; and service. The successful candidate must possess leadership and collaborative skills to assist with the administration and organization of a well-established CAATE-accredited athletic training program.
Applicants for rank of Associate Professor must have held an Assistant Professor position and present evidence of teaching, service, and scholarly activity consistent with criteria established by the department for that rank. Attractive benefits package is available. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities of Position:
Teach up to 9 credits each semester in a CAATE-accredited athletic training program. Potential to teach in the summer in the Entry-Level Masters Program.
Participate in scholarly and creative projects culminating in refereed publications, professional presentations, and external grant submissions.
Direct undergraduate and/or graduate research and scholarly activities.
Provide service to department, college, university, professional organizations and community.
Assist with development of innovative programs in the department and college including continuing education seminars/workshops.
Assist with on-going program development and maintenance of CAATE accreditation.
Participate in student recruitment, retention, and advising.
PhD or EdD in Athletic Training or related field.
An established or directed research/scholarly agenda that is competitive for external funding.
3 years of teaching experience at the collegiate level.
3 years of experience as a BOC Athletic Trainer.
Current BOC certification in good standing.
Current or eligible for Athletic Training licensure in Michigan.
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Expertise and/or prior experience teaching manual therapy, organization and administration, or pharmacology.
Experience supervising student research projects that lead to refereed presentations and publications.
Evidence of clinical instruction and supervision of students in an Athletic Training setting.
Evidence of involvement with professional associations and organizations.
Prior preceptor experience.
Teaching and/or speaking experience utilizing instructional technology.
Message to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until finalists have been selected. Starting date of the position will be August 24, 2020. Applications must be submitted electronically through http://jobs.cmich.edu. Electronically attach a (1) cover letter, (2) current curriculum vita, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) statement of research expertise which addresses the potential for external funding, and (5) a list of three professional references who may be asked to provide a reference upon request (include name, title, telephone numbers and e-mail address). Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Kevin Miller, Athletic Training Search Committee Chair, School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Position Title: Athletic Training, Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty Position
College/Unit: The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions
Home Department: School of Rehab and Medical Services
Employee Group: Tenure-Track Faculty - Academic Year
Employment Status: Full-Time
Position Type: 9 month (Academic Year)
Position Classification: Tenure Track Faculty
Position Begin Date: 08/24/2020
About the Department: The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of five academic units (Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Department of Physical Therapy, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in athletic training, audiology, communication sciences and disorders, exercise science, environmental health and safety, health administration, physical activity specialist, physical education, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, school and public health education, speech-language pathology, and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. To learn more about the department, visit the departmental website.
Posting Begins: 04/18/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Type of Recruitment: External