Dear Colleagues,

The University of Toledo is pleased to announce it is searching for a Director to lead its CAATE-Accredited Post-Professional Athletic Training Program. We anticipate having this person join us in August 2018 to take a leadership role in defining the future vision and direction of the program, while upholding the University’s strong tradition of high-level research and scholarly activity.

Please see the advertisement below for additional details.


Announcement of Faculty Position
School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Toledo

Specialization: Athletic Training

Rank: Associate Professor

Term: Nine-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date: August 2018

Qualifications (Required)
¨ Earned doctorate in athletic training or closely associated field
¨ Board of Certification Athletic Trainer
¨ Eligible for Ohio Athletic Training Licensure

Qualifications (Preferred)
¨ 3+ years of collegiate-level teaching experience, preferably in a Post-Professional Athletic Training Program
¨ Knowledge of CAATE standards, and/or experience as a Director of a Post-Professional Athletic Training Program
¨ Record for high quality teaching in athletic training
¨ Professional experience in clinical practice
¨ Record of high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals
¨ Record of involvement in internally and/or externally funded grants
¨ Mentorship of student research

Responsibilities
¨ Serve as Director of the Post-Professional Athletic Training Program
¨ Teach courses in the CAATE-Accredited Professional and Post-Professional Athletic Training Programs, as well as in the School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, as determined by expertise and availability
¨ Collaborate with students and faculty in the School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, as well as other appropriate Schools across the College and University
¨ Possess the background, ability, and strong interest to conduct research related to the field of athletic training
¨ Serve as an advisor for masters’ theses and doctoral dissertation research
¨ Participate in School, College, and University service

Formed in July 2016, the School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences is one of four schools in the University’s College of Health and Human Services. Students are provided degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Undergraduate students may choose to major in Exercise Science, Respiratory Care, or Recreational Therapy. Concentrations and specializations within the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science Program include, Human Performance and Fitness Promotion and Pre-Health Care Professions (Pre-PT, Pre-OT, Pre-PA, Pre-AT and Pre-Med). The School also provides instruction in microbiology, pathophysiology, and anatomy and physiology to many students in non-kinesiology majors. Areas of emphasis at the Master of Science level include Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, Recreation Administration and Recreational Therapy. Professional Doctoral Programs include Occupational Therapy (DOT) and Physical Therapy (DPT). A Doctorate of Philosophy in Exercise Science Program is also available to students interested in developing an individualized program that reflects a combination of their professional goals and the research specialization of their advisor. Additional information on the College of Health and Human Services can be found on the college website: http://www.utoledo.edu/hhs/.

Application Procedure:
To apply, go to https://jobs.utoledo.edu (posting #: 0600396) to submit the following required items:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest in, and qualifications for, this position
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching
  4. Statement of research
  5. List of professional references


Any questions should be directed to:
Dr. Frank Pizza, Search Committee Chair
School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, Mailstop # 119
College of Health and Human Services
University of Toledo
Toledo, OH 43606

Email: francis.pizza@utoledo.edu
Phone: 419-530-4178
Fax: 419-530-2477

Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible for full consideration.

Appointment Date: The position will begin August 2018 with potential to begin January 2018.

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, equal access, Title IX employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.