Assistant Professor - Athletic Training

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Assistant Professor - Athletic Training Posting Number 2018036FP Position Information

Classification Title Assistant Professor Classification Code 8003 RCW Exemption Criteria 10 - Academic Personnel EWU Position Number F99332 CUPA Code 51.23 - Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions FLSA Exempt - Teaching Bargaining Unit UFE % Full Time 100 Salary / Wage Range CUPA Salary Information

DOE/DOQ

Anticipated Start Date 09/13/2019 Term of Appointment 100% Academic Year Location Cheney, WA County Spokane Project Description

N/A

Project Duration N/A Background Check Yes - Both Department Information

Level 1 User with Access Bekah Bray, Tesha Panther Responsible HR User Lori Livingstone Responsible HR User Email address [email protected] (inquiries only) Posting Text

Job Summary

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.

Diversity Statement

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.)

Physical Demands

None

Pre-Placement Physical No Hearing Test No Medical Monitoring Post Hire No Protective Equipment

None

Required Qualifications
  • Earned Doctorate from an accredited program in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training or a related field; ABD considered, but doctorate must be complete by 7/1/2019 for appointment as Assistant Professor.
  • 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
Work Schedule Type Other Work Schedule

Schedule will vary from quarter to quarter to fulfill position’s responsibilities. Assignments may include evening classes.

Posting Date 10/31/2018 Open Until Further Notice No Closing Date Screening to Begin 12/1/2018 (position will remain open after the screen date, and until further notice) Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online application portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, contact Lori Livingstone at (509) 359-6931.

Submissions must include:

  • Cover Letter – please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications (if applicable).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Teaching Philosophy – maximum of two pages – include a description of your teaching philosophy and a description of your teaching interests
  • List of professional references to include names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and their connection to you.

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.

All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Note: Letters of Reference are not required at this time. We reserve the right to request letters of reference at a future date, such as once we have identified interview candidates.

Job Duties

% of Time 100 Responsibility / Duty

A Faculty Activity Plan will be developed by the end of the first quarter of the selected candidate’s appointment, and will consist of a combination of teaching, research, service and/or release time to perform administrative duties, as negotiated and as needed to meet the business needs of the department.

Typical workload for this position will involve 36 credits per academic year, subject to Department needs, mainly at EWU’s main campus in Cheney, WA.

Responsibilities will consist of a combination of teaching, research, service and/or release time to perform administrative duties, as negotiated and as needed to meet the business needs of the department.

80% Teaching Responsibilities

  • May be required to teach courses that fulfill the need of the Department and Program.
  • Advising undergraduates and graduates
  • All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and in assessment of student learning outcomes.

Teaching also includes the following additional related responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA:

  • Meet all scheduled classes
  • Plan, organize and inform students of course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance regulations and methods of evaluation including grading scales
  • Schedule and attend office hours
  • Turn in grades according to established deadlines
  • Advise students who are declared majors on department, college and University requirements and career opportunities.

20% Scholarship & Service (Typically 10% each)

  • This position will be expected to engage in research and scholarship.
  • This position will be expected to engage in service through department, college, university, and community/civic organizations, including service on committees.
Essential Function Indicator Yes Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. List of Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form

 

 

 

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