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  • Assistant or Associate Professor: Illinois State University

    The School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University
    invites applications for the position of a tenure-track Assistant or
    Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Athletic Training
    Education, beginning in Fall, 2010.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree required in Kinesiology, Higher
    Education, or a related field with a specialization in Athletic Training
    desired. Applicants with expected completion of doctoral degree before
    August, 2010 will be considered. The individual must be Board Certified
    in good standing as an Athletic Trainer for 5 or more years and must
    hold or be eligible for Illinois Licensure as an Athletic Trainer.
    Experience as an undergraduate Athletic Training program director and/or
    clinical coordinator is preferred. College teaching experience is
    highly desirable. For consideration at the associate level, applicants
    must have an appropriate record of teaching excellence and scholarly

    1) PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION: Maintain/exceed national standards for the
    Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
    2) TEACHING: Provide quality instruction in undergraduate and graduate
    courses, as needed, for the Athletic Training Education Program. Direct
    independent studies, graduate research projects and theses.
    3) SCHOLARSHIP: Develop a focused area of scholarship that culminates
    in nationally refereed publications and professional presentations, be
    involved in scholarly projects with faculty and students, and submit
    grant proposals.
    4) SERVICE: Participate in faculty meetings and School activities.
    Serve on School, College, and/or University Committees and contribute to
    professional organizations. Advise majors regarding general career
    options and professional matters.

    APPOINTMENT: Tenure track, nine-month position. Salary is commensurate
    with qualifications and experience with a comprehensive benefits

    APPLICATION AND APPOINTMENT DATES: Review of applications will begin on
    October 19, 2009 and continue until position is filled. The position
    begins no later than August 16, 2010. Candidates must be legally
    eligible to work in the United States at the time of employment.

    RELATED INFORMATION: The Undergraduate Athletic Training Education
    Program is a part of the School of Kinesiology and Recreation
    (, located in the College of Applied Science
    and Technology ( Construction of a state of
    the art Student Wellness/Kinesiology and Recreation building has begun
    with the new facility scheduled for completion around January, 2011.
    The Illinois State University Athletic Training Major is a nationally
    accredited program of study at the undergraduate level. The
    undergraduate Athletic Training program became initially accredited in
    2001 and was subsequently re-accredited in 2006. There are
    approximately 118 undergraduate students majoring in Athletic Training
    and 18 graduate students in the Athletic Training sequence. Both
    programs are the largest in the state of Illinois out of the 14
    accredited undergraduate and 1 accredited graduate programs in the

    Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is a student-centered
    (20,000 students), multipurpose institution of higher
    education that is dedicated to providing high quality undergraduate
    education and graduate programs of distinction in targeted areas of
    study. The campus is located in the twin cities of Bloomington-Normal, a
    thriving community of approximately 125,000 people and conveniently
    located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To receive full consideration, please send a
    letter of application, vita, and the contact information (name, address,
    telephone, & e-mail) for at least three current references by October
    19, 2009. Application materials may be sent in either paper or
    electronic form to:

    Gale Wheatley (Administrative Aid)
    Phone309) 438-3054
    5120 School of Kinesiology and Recreation
    Facsimile309) 438-5559
    Illinois State University
    Normal, IL 61790-5120

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