Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
Appointment effective September 1, 2014
The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware invites nominations and applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (nine month Academic year appointment). We seek an Athletic Trainer (ATC) with the potential to develop an innovative and extramurally funded research program that will complement the Department’s ongoing research in the neurophysiology of movement disorders. Teaching workload is conducive to support the research aspects of this position. Campus-wide and community collaborations are encouraged.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducting nationally visible, funded research, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine and related areas, supervising/advising master’s and Ph.D. students, and university service.
QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in a related field (post-doctoral experience a plus), BOC certification and eligibility for Delaware licensure as an Athletic Trainer is required. Evidence of ability to establish a funded and independent research program required. Record of successful teaching experience preferred.
SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost-of-living and merit salary increases and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation. Relocation and start-up funds are available.
The College of Health Sciences is a thriving college of over 2000 students and approximately 100 faculty with state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities. The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology (http://www.udel.edu/kaap) is an academic unit of 16 faculty, approximately 800 undergraduate students, and 40 graduate students. It is housed within the College of Health Sciences, which also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Physical Therapy and the School of Nursing. The college is poised to establish an exciting new comprehensive clinical research complex on a recently acquired 272-acre tract of University property (http://www.udel.edu/star) that is slated for opening in 2014 as a research and technology campus by the University and our Delaware Health Science Alliance partners (http://www.delawarehsa.org/).
Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than three percent of the degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students, with an average SAT score of 1209 for entering freshmen in 2012.
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: will begin on November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (all in one document) at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/. The letter of application and CV will be shared with the current faculty. For inquiries, contact: Thomas W. Kaminski, PhD, ATC, FNATA, FACSM, Search Committee Chair, 302-831-6402, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html