Assistant Professor & Clinical Coordinator, Athletic Training

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Assistant Professor & Clinical Coordinator, Athletic Training

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Assistant Professor & Clinical Coordinator, Athletic Training

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Coe - Kinesiology

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Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description
The department of Kinesiology is seeking a dynamic faculty member to assist in the continued development of clinical education for the Department's Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited Athletic Training Program. This position will begin fall 2019. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty line, 9-month appointment. This position will require teaching, service, research or created activity, and will receive academic release time to serve in an administrative capacity as the Clinical Education Coordinator for the Athletic Training Program.

The Athletic Training Program has been approved to transition to a Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program with students being accepted starting the summer of 2019. The accredited undergraduate AT Program is in the process of cycling out accepted students with the last graduating class in May 2020.

The main responsibilities of this position will include, but not limited to:

  • Teaching undergraduate and/or master's level classes in Athletic Training (AT) for a CAATE accredited program
  • Assist with the administrative duties associated with a CAATE accredited AT Program and maintaining
  • Academic advising, mentorship, and research supervision for MSAT Program
  • Overseeing and evaluation of student clinical progressions, assignment of students to clinical sites, identifying and developing clinical education sites and preceptors. Maintaining proper site paperwork (i.e., affiliation agreements, contracts and/or memorandums of understanding)
  • Community liaison for primary and secondary clinical sites and the Athletic Training Program
  • Supporting activities and programs arranged for the recruitment, selection, and retention of students for the MSAT Program
  • Assisting in the completion of necessary annual and self-study accreditation reports for the CAATE, SACS-COC, and the university
  • Active engagement in scholarship & creative activity
  • Providing service to the program, department, university, community, and profession
  • Additional duties as assigned

The successful candidate will report to the Director of the Athletic Training Program and the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology & Military Science.

Required Qualifications:
  • PhD or Ed.D in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or strongly related field with expertise in Athletic Training and/or Exercise Science. ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred by the time of appointment
  • Current Board of Certification (BOC) certification and eligibility for Texas AT Licensure
  • Current membership in the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
  • Current knowledge of Athletic Training literature and CAATE requirements
  • Minimum of 3 years of documented clinical experience in the field of Athletic Training
  • Dedicated line of scholarship, including recent publications, and/or potential for research and other scholarly and creative activities
Preferred Qualification:
  • Evidence of successful undergraduate and/or graduate teaching in a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program (previous 3-5 years)
  • Experience working with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Experience as an Athletic Training Preceptor and/or Clinical Education Coordinator
  • Evidence of maintaining electronic/digital student records (ATrack)
  • Experience in curriculum design, assessment, and outcome measurements
  • Evidence of outstanding organizational skills; as well as excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to multicultural competence with the skills and experience to work with diverse individuals
  • Knowledge and experience concerning Board of Certification (BOC) Approved Provider status
  • Fundable line of scholarship and/or record of receipt of grants
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Professional Rescuer Instructor


To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.

A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
2. A Teaching Philosophy (Student Success Statement) regarding your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
3. A curriculum vitae
4. Three to five professional reference including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses
5. Copies of transcripts of all graduate coursework
6. Proof of current BOC certification and NATA membership

The posting will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Review of applications will begin Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

For questions, please contact: Dr. Mikaela Boham, Search Committee Chair, TAMUCC, 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5818, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5820 or [email protected]

Information about the Department of Kinesiology & the Athletic Training Program can be found at

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 1/30/2019
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