Assistant Professor, Athletic Training

Texas State University in Texas

Deadline November 03, 2014
Date Posted August 14, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) at Texas State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Athletic Training. The Department of HHP serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students seeking degrees in Athletic Training, Exercise and Sport Science, Health Education, and Recreation. The Athletic Training Division includes a CAATE-accredited B.S. and a post-professional M.S. in Athletic Training program. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a nine-month academic year appointment beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will: 1) be responsible for delivering quality instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses in athletic training; 2) pursue a focused area of research and scholarship that culminates in peer-reviewed presentations and publications; 3) serve as an advisor for graduate research; 4) seek extramural funding; 5) have active membership in relevant professional associations/organizations; and 6) serve on committees and participate in official activities at the department, college and university levels.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Athletic Training or related field prior to appointment date;
  • Current BOC certification and eligibility for athletic training licensure in Texas;
  • Demonstrable evidence of research and scholarship; and
  • Previous experience teaching at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or participation in grant writing and obtaining external funding for athletic      training/sports medicine-related research projects;
  • Research area that is congruent with existing lines of research within the Division of Athletic      Training;
  • Experience with graduate education and the ability to contribute to masters programs;
  • Experience with mentoring graduate students;
  • Ability to integrate a diverse and multicultural perspective into teaching;
  • A work history that includes at least 3 years of athletic training clinical practice
  • Prior experience as a preceptor in a CAATE-accredited athletic training program.
  • Demonstrated leadership in program, university and professional service activities and organizations; and
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with department faculty, staff, and others throughout the institution/organization.

To ensure full consideration, all materials must arrive by November 3rd, 2014. To apply, e-mail or mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of research and scholarship, e.g., reprints of recent publications, names and contact information of three references, and a copy of official transcripts from the terminal degree program to:

 

Marcus Hendry

Texas State University

Department of Health and Human Performance

A129 Jowers Center

601 University Drive

San Marcos, Texas 78666-4616

Rh23@txstate.edu

 

If you have questions, contact Dr. Luzita Vela, Search Committee Chair, at lv19@txstate.edu or by phone at 512-245-1971.

 

Additional information about our CAATE-accredited undergraduate athletic training program, the post-professional graduate athletic training program, and the department can be found at http://www.hhp.txstate.edu/

 

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting Emerging Research University located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in The Texas State University System, and among the largest in the state.  Texas States 34,000 students choose from 96 undergraduate and 88 masters and 12 doctoral programs offered by ten colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 39% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 16 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In the fall of 2012, there were over 1,100 full-time faculty and nearly 2,000 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2012, Texas State had an annual operating budget of $450 million and research expenditures of more than $36 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 2.3 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at http://www.txstate.edu.

 

Texas State University will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans status, or on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

 

Faculty are eligible for life, disability, health, and dental insurance programs.  A variety of retirement plans are available depending on eligibility.  Participation in a retirement plan is mandatory.  The State contributes toward the health insurance programs and all retirement plans.  http://www.humanresources.txstate.edu/benefits.htm

 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

 

San Marcos, a city of about 50,000 residents, is situated in the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country, 30 miles south of Austin and 48 miles north of San Antonio.  Metropolitan attractions plus outdoor recreational opportunities makes the community an attractive place in which to live and work.  Other major metropolitan areas, including Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth, are within four hours.  Round Rock, a city of 107,000 residents is located 15 miles north of Austin in the Central Texas hill country.

 

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

 

Texas State University will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans status, or on the basis of sexual orientation.  Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.