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Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Training at UNC Charlotte

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Training at UNC Charlotte

    POSITION: Full-time, 9-month Assistant or Associate Professor, Athletic Training, starting January 2016 or August 2016.
    RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will develop an independent research agenda and pursue extramural support for their research program. The candidate will teach courses within our Athletic Training and Exercise Science undergraduate degree programs, with the potential to teach within our M.S. in Kinesiology program. Additionally, the candidate will mentor students within our B.S. and M.S. programs as well as the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Biology. The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) and the Department of Kinesiology (KNES) strongly support diversity among students and colleagues, and we are actively seeking applicants who can contribute to the University’s Diversity Plan (
    THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Kinesiology ( is a dynamic unit with an interdisciplinary focus. It is one of four academic units within the College of Health and Human Services. Our programs include: B.S. in Exercise Science (CAAHEP-accredited); M.S. in Kinesiology consisting of an Applied Physiology and Neuromechanics Concentration (research focus) and a CAAHEP-accredited clinical exercise physiology concentration; B.S. in Athletic Training (CAATE-accredited); B.S. in Respiratory Therapy; and B.S. in Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (CAAHEP-accredited). Additionally, the Department has faculty affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Biology ( and the Ph.D. Program in Health Services Research (
    QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or related discipline. A focused agenda for independent research in athletic training, biomechanics, or a related discipline, with an excellent potential to obtain extramural research support. The ideal candidate’s research focus will contribute to and/or expand upon the current research interests of the department. An athletic training certification (ATC) is required, and experience teaching in athletic training at the university level is preferred.
    SALARY: Salary and start-up funding will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
    THE UNIVERSITY: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ( is the 4th largest university in the UNC System with an enrollment of over 27,000 students. UNC Charlotte is a doctoral/research university, and in 2008 was selected for a Community Engagement elective classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University comprises seven academic colleges: Arts + Architecture, Belk College of Business, Computing and Informatics, Education, Health and Human Services, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and William States Lee College of Engineering. The University offers 80 bachelor degree programs, 64 masters degree programs, and 21 doctoral programs. UNC Charlotte’s faculty includes over 1,000 full-time members, with nearly 90% holding the highest degree in their fields. In 2009, U.S. News and World Report ranked UNC Charlotte among its top 10 "Up-and- Coming Schools" among National Universities.
    LOCATION: Charlotte, NC is a thriving and vibrant metropolitan center with many sites and attractions. It remains one of the most visited regions in the state. Charlotte is a major banking center, and boasts the nation’s 3rd largest healthcare system. Charlotte is the nation’s 17th largest city, and the 13-county metropolitan area population approximates 1.5 million. The region offers a multicultural population, an array of artistic offerings, a wealth of public health and healthcare resources, thriving professional sports franchises, and the benefits of both the mountains and the ocean in an excellent all year-long climate.
    APPLICATION: Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Screening of applications will begin September 8, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply online at (search for position # 002588) and attach the following required documents to your electronic submission: 1) current curriculum vitae; 2) research statement, including how you may incorporate a commitment to diversity; 3) teaching statement, including how you may incorporate a commitment to diversity; and 4) contact information for at least three references. Optionally, you may also provide a statement regarding any community engagement in which you are involved. To inquire confidentially about this position, please contact: Dr. Tricia Hubbard Turner –Associate Professor in Kinesiology and Search Committee Chair, at (704) 687-0868 or
    As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.