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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Training - Georgia Southern University

    Georgia Southern University invites nominations and applications for the position of
    Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Training in the School of Health and Kinesiology in the
    College of Health and Human Sciences.

    Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of Health and Kinesiology, the Graduate Program
    Coordinator will be responsible for teaching courses in the graduate, and potentially
    undergraduate, programs, recruiting and advising graduate students, and directing graduate
    student research. In addition, the successful candidate will promote and sustain interdisciplinary
    dialogue, research, and service; hold active membership in professional
    associations/organizations; and serve on committees and participate in official activities at the
    departmental, college, and university levels. The position is a nine-month tenure track
    appointment with possibilities for summer teaching. The salary is competitive and commensurate
    with qualifications and experience.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Earned doctorate in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training or related field prior to
    appointment date

    • NATA-BOC certified and eligible for State of Georgia licensure

    • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without
    assistance from the institution

    • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as evidenced by a presentation during
    the campus visit with students present

    • Promise of productive scholarship consistent with the teacher-scholar model

    • Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is consistent with the College’s
    priorities for the Department and the mission of the University

    • Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the Department, College, and

    • Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching and

    • Commitment to professional service within the University and beyond

    • Minimum of 5 years of college/university teaching experience and a record of excellence
    in teaching, a solid record of research/scholarship, and a record of service required for
    appointment at the rank of associate professor

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Minimum of one year of college/university teaching experience in Sports
    Medicine/Athletic Training field is preferred for appointment at the rank of assistant

    • For the rank of associate professor, a record of securing extramural funding to support
    research and substantive publication and presentation in professional venues

    • Interest in working in diverse academic and professional communities

    Screening of applications begins October 17, 2014, and continues until the position is filled. The
    position starting date is August 1, 2015. A complete application consists of a letter addressing
    the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers,
    and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be
    requested. Only complete applications will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to
    a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    Dr. Jim McMillan, Search Chair, Search # 67261
    School of Health and Kinesiology
    Georgia Southern University
    P. O. Box 8076
    Statesboro GA 30460-8076
    Electronic mail:
    Telephone: (912) 478-0200

    For additional information, please see the above link or the attached job posting add.
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