Assistant / Associate Professor - Athletic Training and Exercise Science - Fall 2017

Multi-Campus, GA
Mar 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant / Associate Professor - Athletic Training and Exercise Science - Fall 2017

Position Number: 53000093

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Multi-Campus

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently seeking applications for a 10-month, tenure-track position for Athletic Training and Exercise Science Education in the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. This faculty member will teach in the Department's Exercise Science and Athletic Training Education Programs, primarily on the Dahlonega campus, but with the expectation of being asked to teach on any of UNG's campuses.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor will:
  • Teach athletic training and exercise science related courses (e.g., biomechanics, testing & prescription, weight training and cardio-conditioning principles) at both the undergraduate and graduate (online) levels in the Department's Athletic Training and Exercise Science programs, which includes extensive field-based components.
  • Be responsible for student supervision at clinical sites.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, academic advising, and collaborative curriculum development.
  • Serve on departmental, school, and university committees.
  • Have active membership in relevant professional associations/organizations.
  • Work closely with faculty in related academic disciplines.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Doctorate required in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, or related field.
  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • Extensive laboratory instructional experience preferred.
  • Experience with CAATE accreditation preferred.
  • Georgia Athletic Training license or eligible, and a minimum of three years of experience as a NATA certified athletic trainer required.
  • Experience in a higher-education exercise science program, online teaching experience, and ACSM and/or NSCA certification preferred.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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