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Assistant Professor - Athletic Training

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The College of Arts, Letters, and Education at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Athletic Training in the Department of Physical Education, Health & Recreation (PEHR) to begin mid-September 2019.

The successful candidate will teach athletic training courses, supervise athletic training student clinical experiences, and advise athletic training students in a CAATE accredited athletic training program. The candidate will participate in data collection and outcomes assessment that is vital to maintaining accreditation status. The candidate will also be a member of the graduate faculty and will teach courses appropriate to his or her discipline as needed. The successful candidate will also teach other departmental courses as needed, serve on department, university and professional committees, conduct research for publication, grant acquisition and presentation, participate in outreach to the community and demonstrate teaching excellence, professional growth and service. Interest in online teaching and pursuit of grants or other external funding is expected.

Eastern's PEHR faculty bring knowledge and experience in teaching, research, and service to their undergraduate and graduate programs. We are especially interested in a colleague who complements our existing faculty, who can develop and maintain strong community relationships, who can serve on department, college and university committees, as well as maintain an active role in a professional organization, develop a focused line of research, and seek extramural funding for research or programs. The department's undergraduate programs prepare students to complete degrees in Public Health, Exercise Science, Health and Fitness, Recreation Management, Outdoor Recreation, and Therapeutic Recreation. We have Master of Science degrees in Athletic Training and in Physical Education with two tracks - Sports and Recreation Administration and Exercise Science.

Additionally, all faculty are expected to actively participate in assessment of student learning and to engage in effective teaching.

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 13,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high-quality schools and housing.



About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.


Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.



Conditions of Employment

A copy of the Essential Functions Analysis, which describes conditions of employment, such as physical demands, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381.

The required start date for this position is 09/13/2019. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/13/2019. (This is for the purpose of attending new faculty orientation sessions and other meetings scheduled by the department, college, and/or university.)


Required Qualifications:
  • Earned Doctorate from an accredited program in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training or a related field (The doctorate degree must be conferred no later than August 2019)
  • Proof of BOC certification with at least three years of experience as a certified athletic trainer at the university/college level or equivalent certified experience
  • Must have or be eligible for Washington State Licensure in Athletic Training
  • Evidence of scholarly activities relevant to Athletic Training or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.


Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more of the following preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong teaching record (preference given at the college level)
  • Evidence of advising undergraduate and/or graduate students in an athletic training program
  • Experience advising graduate and undergraduate research
  • Experience teaching in and administering a CAATE accredited athletic training program


Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Collegiality
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management




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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 12/31/2018
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