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The Department of Kinesiology and Health at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure track position in the CAATE accredited undergraduate Athletic Training Program (ATP) at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank beginning August 2018. We are seeking a dynamic faculty member eager to teach, mentor, and advise the next generation of athletic trainers. Candidates are required to have an earned academic doctorate (PhD or EdD) in athletic training or related field (ABD applicants will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD or EdD by August 2018), BOC certification for a minimum of two (2) years, and eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience in a CAATE accredited program at the university level, have a record of/potential for scholarly activity, and have experience in the CAATE accreditation process.
Teaching responsibilities involve teaching undergraduate athletic training courses in the CAATE accredited program. Courses may include but are not limited to the topics of general medical conditions, emergency care, and introduction to athletic training. This position may also require faculty to teach introductory athletic training courses at local high schools who participate in the School Based Scholar Program. All tenure-track faculty are expected to demonstrate continuous activity in a defined scholarly area, and a willingness to involve and mentor undergraduate students in research and public engagement projects. Candidates will be expected to assist ATP faculty in the transition to the Master’s Professional Athletic Training Program. Full accreditation of the Master’s program is expected by the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates are also expected to serve on departmental, college, and university committees, and provide service to the profession and community. The Department of Kinesiology and Health is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community, curriculum, and classroom. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.

If you meet these qualifications, please submit an application, letter of interest, current resume, names and contact information of 3 professional references, and copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted at the initial stage) to the following: If you have additional questions, you may contact Dr. Rachele Vogelpohl, Search Committee Chair, [email protected] Review of applications will begin October 15th and continue until the position is filled. The position is tenure track, nine months, with competitive salary and possible summer employment. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017 and continue until the positon is filled. The position begins August, 2018.

Northern Kentucky University seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equality, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.
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