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10-15-2008, 02:54 AM

Tenure Track Position


The University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for a tenure
track position as an assistant professor and program director in a CAATE
accredited undergraduate athletic training program and entry level
graduate athletic training program. Anticipated starting date is August
17, 2009. The University and School of HPER have a strong commitment to
achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly
interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented
groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this

Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the Undergraduate and Graduate Athletic Training Education
Programs; teach undergraduate and graduate athletic training courses;
place and supervise practica and internship students; advise students;
conduct research and participate in scholarly activity; seek external
funding; provide service to the department, college, university,
profession, and the metropolitan community.

Doctoral degree or ABD in Athletic Training, Physical Education/Exercise
Science or related area; current NATABOC certification; and eligibility
for State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services athletic
training license.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

General Information:
The Athletic Training Education Program is located in the School of
Health, Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Nebraska at

Apply online at http://careers.unomaha.edu, attach a letter of
application, curriculum vita, and names of five references, including
addresses (e-mail addresses, if possible) and telephone numbers. Review
of applications will continue until filled. Additional information
contact: Dr. Daniel Blanke, Director, School of Health, Physical
Education and Recreation. E-mail: dblanke@mail.unomaha.edu Telephone:

The successful applicant will be also able to utilize the Nebraska
Biomechanics Core Facility for research purposes. This facility is also
housed in the state of the art Health, Physical Education and Recreation
instructional facility and includes three high speed motion capture
systems (Motion Analysis Co., Motion Engineering, and Vicon-Peak),
multiple force platforms, Delsys wireless EMG systems, two Biodex
dynamometers, a split-belt treadmill (Bertec Co.), a virtual reality
simulation environment, two body weight support systems (LiteGait,
Mobility Research, LLC), an F-scan system (Tekscan, Inc), an instrumented
staircase, an INMOTION2 robot for upper-extremity rehabilitation
(Interactive Motion Technology, Inc.) and numerous networking computers.
We also have an entire data collection station with a virtual reality
environment in our Medical Center specifically dedicated to Robotic
Surgery. Our facility has strong ties with clinicians from the University
of Nebraska Medical Center, the Omaha Veteran Affairs Medical Center, the
Creighton University Medical Center, and the Peter Kiewit Institute. These
strong relationships and the close proximity of these facilities provide
the facility with immediate access to patients with neuromuscular
disorders, clinicians in various domains, and engineers. Omaha is a
dynamic metropolitan area of 700,000 people and has been rated as one of
the best environments for living in the nation. Forbes Magazine recently
named Omaha as one of the top 15 regions in the nation - both economic and
quality of life factors were analyzed. Omaha is also one of the top
"eco-cities" in the nation based on air and water quality, open space and
population stability according to "E" The Environmental Magazine. The city
landscape is a blend of restored office buildings, boutiques, historic
preservation sites, shopping malls, parks, and running/bike paths. The Old
Market area is a popular destination for residents of Omaha and tourists.
This neighborhood features shopping, art galleries, live entertainment and
eclectic restaurants that are situated along the river. Each June Omaha
hosts one of the top National Collegiate Athletic Association events - the
NCAA College World Series. Fans from across the country come to Omaha to
watch the winners of eight regional tournaments battle for the NCAA men's
baseball championship.