Assistant/Associate Professor, Athletic Training Education (Fall 2018)

Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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Job description

The University of North Georgia (UNG) is seeking applications for a 10-month tenure track position for Athletic Training Education in the Department of Kinesiology. This faculty member will teach in the Department’s Athletic Training Education Program and newly created Sports Medicine emphasis (undergraduate), primarily on the Dahlonega campus, but with the expectation of being asked to teach on any of UNG’s campuses.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university’s signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG’s Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor will:

  • Teach in the Athletic Training Education Program (currently undergraduate and transitioning to graduate level) and will also be available to teach courses within the Sports Medicine emphasis (preparatory degree for Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT))
  • Be responsible for student supervision at clinical sites Commitment to excellence in teaching and academic advising, collaborative curriculum development, serving on departmental, school and University committees, have active membership in relevant professional associations/organizations and work closely with faculty in related academic disciplines.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with peers within the department and College and across campus and programs.
  • Ability to teach in both the classroom and lab settings.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:

  • Georgia Athletic Training license or eligible, and a minimum of three years of experience as an NATA certified athletic trainer required.
  • Certification and good standing with the Board of Certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Athletic Training courses.
  • Teaching experience in a CAATE accredited program and scholarly activity in defined field of research preferred
  • Doctorate required in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, or related field.
  • ABD Considered

How to apply

Apply online

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013. Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises four campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.