Assistant Professor, Athletic Training

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Athletic Training

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Coe - Kinesiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Department of Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Athletic Training. We are seeking a dynamic faculty member to assist in the continued development of a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited Master of Science in Athletic Training Program. This position will start in the fall of 2021. This is a full-time, tenure-track line, 9-month appointment with possible summer teaching options. This position will require teaching, research or creative activity, and service. This position will serve as the third faculty line for the Master of Science in Athletic Training program. The program highly values individuals who are highly cooperative and want to work as a productive member of a team to educate students about athletic training and to work collaboratively on research endeavors. The Athletic Training Program is an accredited Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program.

The main responsibilities of this position will include, but is not limited to:
  • Teaching master's level Athletic Training classes in a CAATE accredited AT Program and maintaining compliance with CAATE accreditation standards
  • Active collaboration and teamwork among AT Program Faculty is essential for program development and maintenance
  • Academic advising, mentorship, and research supervision for MSAT Program
  • Supporting activities and programs arranged for the recruitment, selection, and retention of students for the MSAT Program
  • Assisting in the completion of necessary annual and self-study accreditation reports for CAATE, SACS-COC, and the university
  • Active engagement in scholarship & creative activity
  • Providing service to the university, community, and profession
  • Additional duties as assigned

The successful candidate will report to the Director of the Athletic Training Program and the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology & Military Science.

Required Qualifications:
  • A terminal degree (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred by the time of appointment.
  • Current Board of Certification (BOC) certification
  • Evidence of successful graduate and/or undergraduate teaching experience
  • Eligibility for Texas AT Licensure or Current Texas AT License
  • Current membership in the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
  • Current knowledge of Athletic Training literature and CAATE requirements
  • Documented clinical experience in the field of Athletic Training
  • Dedicated line of scholarship, including recent publications, and/or potential for on-going research and other scholarly and creative activities

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Evidence of successful graduate and/or undergraduate teaching in a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program (previous 3-5 years)
  • Experience working with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • A desire to teach research methodology and biostatistics
  • Evidence of outstanding organizational skills; as well as excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to multicultural competence with the skills and experience to work with diverse individuals
  • Knowledge and experience concerning Board of Certification (BOC) Approved Provider status
  • Fundable line of scholarship and/or record of receipt of grants
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Professional Rescuer Instructor


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application addressing qualifications
2. Statement of teaching and research philosophy,
3. A curriculum vitae,
4. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email address- including a previous or current supervisor,
5. Copies of unofficial transcripts of all graduate coursework, and
6. Proof of Current BOC certification and NATA membership

The deadline for applications is Monday, November 30, 2020.

For questions contact: Dr. Mikaela Boham, Search Committee Chair, TAMUCC, 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5818, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5820 or

More information about the Department of Kinesiology & the Athletic Training Program can be found at:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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