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Director of Athletic Medicine

Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey

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Princeton University seeks an innovative student-centered leader with a reputation for outstanding clinical care to serve as Director of Athletic Medicine. This is an opportunity to lead and shape a vital, multidisciplinary service, committed to a holistic approach to the health and well-being of all levels of student-athlete at an NCAA Division I institution. The Director of Athletic Medicine will be a change agent with a vision for better integrating and aligning the interests of University Health Services and Athletics. Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, the Director of Athletic Medicine will be a key member of the Medical Services leadership team. The Director of Athletic Medicine will oversee the Athletic Medicine unit within University Health Services and will provide services as a UHS physician, with special attention to the student-athlete population. The Director of Athletic Medicine maintains a close and effective working relationship with the Athletics Department and its staff. The Director also works collaboratively with other units within UHS as well as members of the Princeton community to provide excellent care and service to all of Princeton’s student-athletes.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding practitioner of Sports Medicine, trained as an MD or DO with a primary specialty in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Pediatrics, and a record of leadership and mentorship in a complex, busy, multidisciplinary environment. S/he/they will accept the NCAA-endorsed “Medical Model” as the ideal framework for Athletic Medicine and will have a record of proactive leadership coupled with an adaptive, responsive, and collaborative approach to working with colleagues in University Health Services, Athletics, and across the University.Qualifications

Princeton has retained the services of ZurickDavis to assist with this search. For more information, please visit the Engagements tab of or contact Lida Junghans, PhD at [email protected]. Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to All contacts will remain confidential.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW



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