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Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director-Athletic Training

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Program Administration
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Extended Job Title
Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director-Athletic Training
Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Org Level 7
301201 - Athletic Training Lbk
Position Description
Recognized as a "Great College to Work For - Honor Roll," TTUHSC provides much more than just a job!  Ready for a rewarding career where you can develop and grow?  Join us as we change the future of health care.

Values-Based Culture
Carnegie Classification
Hispanic-Serving Institution

 The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Health Professions at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin August 2024. The MAT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), and is one of six programs within the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. The mission of the MAT program is to enrich the lives of others by educating and empowering athletic training students to become confident, competent, and collaborative healthcare professionals who positively impact the patients and the communities they serve. The vision of the MAT program is to transform athletic training and sports medicine through excellence, professionalism, agility, resilience, and servant leadership. Those five core values of Excellence, Professionalism, Agility, Resilience, and Servant Leadership are central to the program and are reflected in everything we do. We are especially interested in qualified candidates whose personal mission, vision, and values align with those of the MAT program.

The successful candidate will join one of the largest programs of its kind in the world, one of the first programs ever created at a health sciences center, and one of the first athletic training programs accredited at the master's level.
Requisition ID
Travel Required
Up to 25%
Pay Grade Maximum
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills
Major/Essential Functions
  • Serve as the Program Director for the MAT program.

  • Teach courses in the MAT program and potentially in other programs in the department.  

  • Responsible for directing all matters related to the MAT program, including maintaining CAATE accreditation, program planning and review, oversight of the program’s faculty and staff, and oversight of the program’s budget.

  • Advise MAT students.

  • Participate in scholarly activity.

  • Participate in service at the departmental, college, and university levels.

  • Demonstrate a commitment toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. 

  • The faculty member will work collaboratively with faculty from the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Sciences in Rehabilitation Sciences (ScD), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTDP), and Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science (PhD) within the department as well as with other departments within the School of Health Professions and TTUHSC.

Grant Funded?
Pay Grade Minimum
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills
Pay Basis
Work Location
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of CAATE accreditation professional standards.
  • Previous experience as a program director.
  • Record of teaching experience (didactic, clinical, contemporary expertise in athletic training).
  • Evidence of scholarly agenda and professional development.

HSC - Lubbock
Athletic Training Lbk
Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV
Job Type
Full Time
Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.
Job Group
Assistant Professor
EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Required Qualifications
  • Earned doctoral degree in athletic training, sports medicine, or related area.
  • Current Athletic Training credential.
  • Texas state Athletic Training license or eligible.

Salary Grade
Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.


TTUHSC operates five schools, multiple online programs and numerous facilities across the state of Texas, with campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, and the Permian Basin (Midland & Odessa), in addition to our flagship campus in Lubbock, Texas.

As a university separate from Texas Tech University, we have been entrusted with a singular charge: to teach the next generation of researchers and health care professionals while simultaneously providing world-class patient care to the surrounding communities. We are both an institution of higher learning and a place where real people come for life-saving medical care.

What We Stand For: Inclusion, Vision & Values

Being part of the TTUHSC team means being part of a supportive community that empowers each individual and embraces all cultures, races, backgrounds, abilities and identities. Diversity and Inclusion are not just important—they are essential to our mission and integral to our purpose.

Five core values—One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, Beyond Service⁠—drive everything we do. Through our Values-Based Culture, we are committed to promoting an exceptional, inclusive & equitable workplace.

Our Vision: “Transform health care through innovation and collaboration.” Here, everyone plays a vital role.

Compensation & Benefits

TTUHSC proudly provides many exceptional employee benefits, including a generous compensation package with comprehensive benefits, medical and dental insurance at no charge to the employee, paid time off (vacation, sick leave, and state holidays) and substantial automatic retirement contributions.

Additionally, we invest in employee success by providing many resources designed to support your personal wellness and professional growth, including:

Comprehensive Health Plans and Other Core Insurance
State Retirement Programs and Pension Options
Retiree Insurance for Lifetime Medical Benefits
Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning Programs
Tuition scholarships for employees and their dependents
Leadership and Professional Development Programs
Mental and Physical Wellness Programs
Employee Recognition Programs and Longevity Pay

We are excited for you to consider joining our team at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Nationally-recognized as a "Great College to Work For,” TTUHSC provides so much more than just a job!

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