Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Training

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic TrainingSchool/Division:School of Health Professions and Human ServicesOffice:Allied Health and KinesiologyFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:Hofstra University’s School of Health Professions and Human Services, Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology, invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track line at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Master of Science in Athletic Training Program. Hofstra’s entry-level Master of Science in Athletic Training Program is part of our growing programs in the Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology, which include professional preparation programs in Physical Therapy, Sport Science, Occupational Therapy, and Exercise Physiology. Hofstra University has granted undergraduate degrees in Athletic Training for over 25 years and will now offer a new MS in Athletic Training Program. This faculty appointment begins on September 1, 2022.

Qualifications:Candidates for the Assistant or Associate Professor position must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical athletic training experience. Contemporary expertise in the field of athletic training is required; related expertise to the application of therapeutic interventions through the lifespan is favored. Demonstrated experience in athletic training teaching is required, and expertise in athletic training program administration is considered an asset. Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of teaching excellence, scholarly activity, mentoring students, and working with interdisciplinary groups.

Candidates should also possess the following:

•Certified Athletic Trainer (in good standing with the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers) with earned doctoral degree or doctoral degree in progress (PhD, EdD, DAT, DHS, or ScD preferred).
•Possession of current New York State licensure as an Athletic Trainer, or possession of other state athletic training credential with eligibility for New York State licensure, and in good standing with the state regulatory agency.
•Demonstrated teaching experience
•Demonstrated administrative experience related to athletic training practice.
•Demonstrated experience with advising and mentoring students.
•Demonstrated evidence of scholarship.


The successful candidate will instruct graduate students in the MS in Athletic Training
program and related undergraduate programs. The candidate will mentor and advise
students and assist with the administration of the program through assessment of program outcomes and coordination of research/laboratory activity. Also, the candidate will maintain an active, collaborative research agenda, and actively participate in and contribute to Department and University committees and services.
Application Instructions:To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three letters of recommendation from references that can speak about administrative performance,
teaching, and professional accomplishments via email to Dr. Jayne Ellinger at
[email protected] Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.

The Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology believes that a diverse faculty, reflective of our student body and local communities, is a more informed faculty, better equipped to pursue meaningful scholarship and to educate and prepare students for working, leading and engaging with a multicultural, global society. Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 09/28/2021Posting Number: 243150


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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