Job no: 495774
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - School of Nursing & Health Professions
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Department of Health and Exercise Science
The School of Nursing & Health Professions invites applications for a 10 month tenure-track assistant professor position in the Athletic Training Program, in the department of Health and Exercise Science, starting September 1, 2022. We seek outstanding candidates who hold a Ph.D., DAT, DPE or Ed.D. in Athletic Training or related field. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program through outstanding scholarship, and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach courses within the Pre-Athletic Training Curriculum and the CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program (ATP)
- Conduct rigorous scholarly activity and successfully compete for external funding consistent with Rowan University’s research trajectory
- Serve on Graduate Student Research Study committees
- Assist with Athletic Training Program administration
- Provide service to the Department, College and University
- Hold PhD or equivalent terminal degree, including but not limited to Ed.D., DAT, or DPE, from an accredited institution of higher education in Athletic Training or a related field
- Hold current national certification and be in good standing with the Board of Certification
- Be eligible for and maintain New Jersey State licensure
- Have experience teaching within a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program
- Have three years of Athletic Training clinical experience
- Demonstrate the ability to successfully compete for external funding consistent with Rowan University’s research trajectory.
The MSAT maintains a strong reputation for sustaining high standards and having student-centered faculty to prepare students to enter the Athletic Training Profession. Over the last twelve years, the ATP has maintained a BOC Exam first-time pass rate of 100%. The ATP has transitioned to a two year graduate program with a 3 year pre-Athletic Training curriculum designed to prepare students for the professional preparation Athletic Training Program. The ATP continues to strive to produce highly qualified candidates who will provide exceptional quality health care and move the Athletic Training profession into the future. Please refer to the Program’s website for more information: https://snhp.rowan.edu/departments/hes/programs/grad/athleticTraining/index.html
The Department of Health & Exercise Science has five interrelated, yet distinct undergraduate majors including: Athletic Training Pre-Athletic Training curriculum, Exercise Science, Nutrition, Public Health & Wellness, and Health Promotion & Wellness Management. The department also offers a Health Studies degree completion program and a 3 + 1 BA in Fitness Management (in partnership with Rowan College of South Jersey). The department houses two BS/MS graduate programs, BS in Athletic Training Studies/MS in Athletic Training and MS in Dietetics, and one online graduate program, MA in Wellness & Lifestyle Management. Most programs are nationally accredited and all maintain high outcome measures as they relate to preparing students to enter their respective professions.
For more information on the department, please refer to the following link: https://snhp.rowan.edu/departments/hes/index.html
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, PA. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/_docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf. The Department of Health & Exercise Science is committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, student body, and curriculum; we seek candidates who have demonstrated the ability to work with diverse populations, and to build diverse and effective collaborations in research, teaching and service.
Starting Date: September 1, 2022
Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background
The application must be submitted through Rowan University’s Career Site.
Please submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research agenda including potential funding mechanisms, and a statement of teaching philosophy that includes ideas for fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field. Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email directly to: [email protected].
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Rob Sterner, Chair of the Search Committee and Program Director at [email protected].
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 20th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Advertised: Oct 29 2021 Eastern Daylight Time