Assistant Professor Athletic Training
Assistant Professor Athletic Training
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor Athletic Training.
Position Details Location Hattiesburg
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States Division School of Health Professions Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date Open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should include a cover letter showing evidence of successful professional experience in and knowledge of the practice of Athletic Training, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research agenda, and a list of three professional references (no letters required). Application Procedure: To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be submitted to the Southern Miss website at: https://jobs.usm.edu by December 31, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Parr ([email protected]), Search Committee Chair.
The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month,
tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor in the School of Health
Professions, College of Nursing & Health Professions to begin fall 2019. This nine-month, tenure-track faculty position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Athletic Training, developing a programmatic line of research, advising students, and providing service to the school, college, university and professional organizations.
Tenure-track appointment involves commitment to build and sustain a robust research agenda to include creation and dissemination of new knowledge, pursuit of external research support, supervising undergraduate and graduate research, teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework, assisting with the assessment and evaluation of programs, and advising undergraduate and graduate students.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Tenure-track appointment involves commitment to build and sustain a robust research agenda to include creation and dissemination of new knowledge, pursuit of external
research support, supervising undergraduate and graduate research, teaching
undergraduate and graduate coursework, assisting with the assessment and
evaluation of programs, and advising undergraduate and graduate students.
Earned doctorate in Kinesiology (or closely related field) with expertise in Athletic Training.
ABD considered, but must be completed by start of assignment.
BOC certified (ATC) and eligible for licensure in Mississippi.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated line of scholarly inquiry evidenced by submission of peer-reviewed publications, professional presentations and/or grant submissions.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff and facult from diverse backgrounds, programs and colleges.
Preferred Qualifications Three years of clinical experience as an Athletic Trainer.
Understanding of CAATE standards.
Experience supervising student research.
Success in pursuit of internal/extramural opportunities for research.
AHA CPR instructor certified
About The University of Southern Mississippi
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.