Assistant Professor: Athletic Training

San Diego, California
Jul 31, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Diego State University School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences seeks to hire a full-time (10-month) tenure-track faculty member in the area of athletic training. This position will be at the Assistant Professor rank and will begin August 2018.  An earned academic doctorate (Ph.D. or EdD preferred) in athletic training or related field is required. The successful candidate will possess strong research interest and capability as evidenced by an appropriate history of or potential for research and publication in top-tier refereed journals. Demonstration of successful teaching experience in athletic training and student mentorship is expected.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:  Engage in research leading to peer-reviewed publications and seek external funding to support and promote research. Mentor and supervise master’s student’s research projects. Engage in Athletic Training Program, School, University, community, and professional services.

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences (ENS) is in the College of Health and Human Services, one of seven colleges at San Diego State University. ENS offers B.S. degrees in Athletic Training, Kinesiology (with emphasis options in Pre-Physical Therapy, Fitness Specialist, and Exercise Generalist), and Foods and Nutrition; M.S. degrees in Kinesiology (with a specialization in Applied Movement Science),  Exercise Physiology, and Nutritional Sciences; and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. ENS is currently undergoing the transition from a bachelor’s to a master’s degree program in Athletic Training.  San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the fourth largest in California State University system, with an enrollment of over 34,000 students.  It is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named on the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index as the No. 1 small research university in the nation. For additional information, visit the ENS ( and University ( websites.  SDSU is a diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.  SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. 

APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of materials will begin on October 1, 2017 and applications will remain confidential until the candidate accepts an offer for an on-campus interview.  Candidates should apply via Interfolio at For questions, please contact Dr. Denise Lebsack, Search Committee Chair, at

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.