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    Assistant/Associate Professor: University of Kentucky. The Division of
    Athletic Training, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of
    Health Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in
    Athletic Training available Fall 2006. This exciting opportunity has
    been made available because of growth of the Division of Athletic
    Training and the College's Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program. The
    primary appointment is within the Division of Athletic Training and will
    include participation within the College's Rehabilitation Sciences
    Doctoral Program.

    The University of Kentucky's 11 Colleges
    , 5 Professional
    Schools and The Graduate
    School support more than 26,900 students.
    The College of Health Sciences
    has 9 disciplines of study and approximately 650 students enrolled in
    bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. degree programs. Additionally, the
    College contributes significantly to the University's national and
    international agenda through research, development, teaching, and
    service activities. It is housed in a new 212,000 square foot, $32
    million state-of-the-art wireless research and education facility.

    The University is located in Lexington, a beautiful city of
    approximately 250,000 residents in the heart of the Bluegrass Region of
    central Kentucky. Long known for its thoroughbred horse industry,
    Lexington and the central Kentucky region are also home to numerous
    cultural organizations and several small colleges.

    The Division of Athletic Training
    (, with 2 full-time faculty,
    offers a master's degree in athletic training and the opportunity to
    mentor doctoral students in Rehabilitation Sciences
    ( or Exercise Science through the
    Department of Kinesiology in the College of Education
    ( The growing
    Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program is a multidisciplinary,
    multi-institutional, Ph.D. program with faculty and students from the
    disciplines of Athletic Training, Audiology, Occupational Therapy,
    Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology.

    Ideal candidates would have a clear research vision, demonstrated
    research record or potential, proven teaching and mentoring ability, and
    a track record of collegiality and collaboration.

    * Possession of an earned doctorate in Sports Medicine/Athletic
    Training or related field prior to appointment date
    * NATA-BOC certified and eligible for State of Kentucky Licensure
    * Evidence or promise of establishing or maintaining an active
    research agenda and seeking extramural funding
    * Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is
    consistent with the College's priorities and University's mission
    * Ability to contribute or advance the research agendas of the
    Musculoskeletal & Biodynamics Laboratories and mentor graduate students

    Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, names, phone numbers, and
    e-mail addresses of three references to: Carl G. Mattacola, PhD, ATC,
    Chair-AT Search Committee, University of Kentucky, College of Health
    Sciences, Wethington Building, Room 210E, 900 South Limestone,
    Lexington, KY 40536-0200.


    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
    position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with
    qualifications and experience. Women and minority applicants are
    encouraged to apply. The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative
    Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.