Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Science Professions/Athletic Training Program Director

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Job TitleAssistant/Associate Professor of Health Science Professions/Athletic Training Program DirectorPosition Number997395DepartmentHealth Science ProfessionsSalaryCommensurateJob Summary/Description

The Health Science Professions Department invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position. The successful applicant will be an experienced doctorally prepared person in athletic training or a related field. This faculty position will teach in the new Entry-Level Masters Athletic Training Program as well as the Health Science Professions program. Angelo State University ( is a regional state university and part of the Texas Tech University system. The university serves approximately 10,000 students on a diverse campus located in San Angelo, Texas. The Health Science Professions program is seeking a dedicated member to join our diverse faculty as we expand and grow.

Typical Duties/Job Duties

Job duties include providing didactic instruction to the students in the Entry-Level Masters Athletic Training Program as well as to the undergraduate Health Science Professions students. Typical duties include preparation of course syllabi and materials and the assignment of grades. Additional faculty responsibilities include recruiting and advising students, committee participation, course and program assessment, and research. The person who fills this position is expected to lead and administer the program, serve as the program’s primary liaison to the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), and adhere to the standards set forth by CAATE to provide an excellent educational experience for students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful applicant will possess:
1. Experience teaching athletic training courses
2. Knowledge of and experience with higher education principles, practices and procedures
3. Proven, strong written and verbal communication and collaborative organizational skills
4. Knowledge and experience with technology sufficient to teach assigned courses
5. Ability to collaboratively participate in the development of curse and program curriculum, prepare course materials and effectively deliver didactic presentations
6. A desire to develop innovative learning experiences
7. Commitment to the promotion and provision of learner-centered education
8. Dedicated to excellence in teaching, with a strong commitment to high professional standards

Minimum Qualifications

1. A doctoral degree is required in athletic training or a related field, a master’s degree in athletic training is required
2. BOC certification in good standing and eligible for Texas State Licensure
3. Three years of clinical athletic training practice/experience
4. Two years of previous full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post secondary level
5. A minimum of three years full-time academic with record of teaching and scholarship that qualifies for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience as Program Director and/or Clinical Education Coordinator of a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program
2. Experience supervising certified athletic trainers in teaching and/or clinical practice
3. Demonstrated record of leadership within an accredited program and the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty

Physical RequirementsEEO Statement

Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at [email protected].

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberF089POpen Date03/26/2019Close DateDesired Start Date01/13/2020Review Start DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please know if you are chosen for an interview by the Search Committee, you will be required to submit THREE letters of Reference for review PRIOR to your interview.

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    Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Teaching Philosophy
    Optional Documents
    1. Other




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    Posted: 6/5/2019
    Application Due: 10/17/2019
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