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    Athletic Training Faculty PositionUniversity of Michigan

    Job Summary
    The School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, one of the highest ranked public
    universities in the nation and one of the world’s preeminent research institutions, invites
    applications and nominations for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor or
    Associate Professor. Candidates will be expected to maintain a robust, ongoing
    research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and have research
    expertise appropriate for the effective mentoring of trainees at the undergraduate,
    doctoral and post-doctoral levels in the area of athletic training. Successful candidates
    will be expected to maintain extramural funding for an active research program at the
    University of Michigan.

    The School of Kinesiology ( is one of 19 independent academic
    units and one of seven health science schools and colleges within the University of
    Michigan. The School is led by a Dean, and has 28 tenure-line faculty and approximately
    1000 students.

    The University of Michigan is home to 260 degree programs and Kinesiology is one of
    103 graduate programs rated in the top 10 and provides unparalleled opportunity for
    collaboration. Collaborative opportunities exist both within the School of Kinesiology and
    with other units across campus. In addition to the many exciting achievements within the
    School of Kinesiology, the School has a strong record of successful partnering with other
    academic units in the University - consistent with the culture of the University of
    Michigan that places significant value on innovation across disciplines. Faculty members
    are encouraged to collaborate with experts across campus to work on important,
    interdisciplinary and ground-breaking projects.

    A PhD is required and postdoctoral training is highly desirable. BOC certification and
    eligibility for Michigan Athletic Training licensure is required. Individuals with training
    and expertise in basic, clinical or translational research related to Sports Medicine or a
    related field are encouraged to apply.

    At the Assistant Professor level, the successful candidate will have demonstrated the
    potential for the following: 1) to secure extramural research funding, 2) to mentor
    undergraduate and graduate students, and 3) to teach courses in the
    undergraduate/entry-level master’s athletic training program and graduate courses in
    their area of expertise.

    At the rank of Associate Professor, the successful candidate will also have demonstrated
    a consistent and ongoing record of securing extramural research funding, and will have
    experience and skill in providing leadership that will advance the scholarly excellence of
    the Athletic Training Program ( and the School of

    How to Apply

    For full consideration, interested candidates should submit the following materials
    electronically through Interfolio: by January 15, 2019.
    The below materials should be consolidated into 1 (one) PDF document before
    uploading to Interfolio.
    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Research statement (up to 2 pages)
    • Teaching statement (1 page)
    • Up to three examples of research publications.
    • Full names and email addresses for at least three references.

    Review of applications will begin December 15th and continue until the position is filled.

    Nominations, applications, and expressions of interest will be held in confidence, and
    references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.

    Should you require support related to your system application experience, please visit
    this link or: Contact us at or (877) 997-8807, 9–6 Eastern Time M–F

    For questions about the position, please contact Search Committee Chair: Riann

    Palmieri-Smith ( or 734-615-3154)

    U-M EEO/AA Statement

    The School of Kinesiology seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection
    of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students
    richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. The University
    of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal
    Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.