Assistant/Associate Professor, Athletic Training Education (Fall 2019)

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Position Title:Assistant/Associate Professor, Athletic Training Education (Fall 2019) Position Number:11906410 Benefits Eligible:Yes Campus Location:Dahlonega General Summary:

The University of North Georgia (UNG) is seeking applications for a 10-month tenure-track position for the Athletic Training Program in the Department of Kinesiology. This faculty member will teach in the Department’s Master of Science in Athletic Training Program (MSAT) and newly created Sports Medicine concentration (Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Medicine), primarily on the Dahlonega campus, but with the expectation of being asked to teach on any of UNG’s campuses. This individual will serve as a core faculty member for the CAATE accredited Athletic Training program and will be an integral part of continuing to shape and grow the program. The successful candidate will contribute to UNG’s student-centered mission and help students graduate the UNG as leaders in both their profession and the community.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is comprised of five campuses with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of academic excellence, leadership development, and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on the UNG's Dahlonega Campus. Through a variety of educational pathways ranging from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, the UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs, and we value diverse and inclusive environments.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The Assistant/Associate Professor will:

  • Teach in the Master of Science in Athletic Training Program and the Sports Medicine concentration (preparatory degree for MSAT program) as well as other post-professional programs;
  • Be responsible for supervision and continued relationship development at clinical sites;
  • Be committed to excellence in teaching and academic advising, collaborative curriculum development, and service on departmental, college, and university committees;
  • Maintain active memberships in relevant professional associations/organizations;
  • Establish or continue to build a research agenda and mentor graduate and undergraduate students in his/her area of research;
  • Serve as a team player in the Athletic Training Program and Sports Medicine concentration, collaborating with faculty to foster student and program success; and
  • Work closely with faculty and staff across the institution.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with peers within the department, College, and across campuses and programs,
  • Ability to teach in both the classroom and lab settings, and
  • Contemporary expertise in Athletic Training.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Doctorate required in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, or related field.
  • Georgia Athletic Training license or eligible and a minimum of three years of experience as a certified athletic trainer required.
  • Certification and good standing with the Board of Certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Athletic Training courses.


  • Experience as a Clinical Coordinator of Education and/or Program Director in a CAATE accredited Athletic Training program or other leadership experience,
  • Proof of scholarly activity,
  • Experience in the clinical setting that can be related to delivery of content, and
  • Experience with developing and delivering online courses (asynchronous and/or synchronous).
Anticipated Hire Date:08/01/2019 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.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check. 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.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.




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Posted: 4/19/2019
Application Due: 8/18/2019
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