Assistant Professor - Exercise Science Athletic Training

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

5347

Working Title

Assistant Professor - Exercise Science Athletic Training

Position Type

Faculty/Instructional

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

College of Science and Health

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.

Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive institution, excelling in both undergraduate and graduate education. We will provide academic programs that attract high-achieving students on a regional, national, and international basis. The College will have an outstanding reputation for the quality of its students learning, faculty and staff, state of the art facilities and technology, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service.

Position Summary

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse is searching for a nine-month, tenure track position in the area of Exercise Science. The university values diversity and encourages applications from all candidates. The position is at the Assistant Professor rank and will begin August 30th, 2021.

Our new colleague will teach courses in the graduate athletic training program as well as an area of undergraduate exercise science. This person will teach in the athletic training program in the potential areas of rehabilitation and reconditioning, prevention, organization and administration, and professional responsibility, as well as an area of exercise science (human motor behavior, exercise physiology, etc.) depending on expertise. There is an expectation for this individual to engage in scholarship and supervise student projects and theses. Service and academic advising will also be assigned each semester.

General position summary statement for UWL faculty positions:
Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and advising students. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. The individual is expected to maintain an active, on-going program of scholarship appropriate to the discipline. In addition, this individual will provide service to the department, college, and university and is likely expected to provide service to the community and/or the profession. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

Required Qualifications

Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate degree in Exercise Science or a related field by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2022. ABD candidates will be considered but must discuss their progress toward degree completion and their expected graduation date in their application cover letter. Candidates must hold a BOC credential and be WI licensure eligible.

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience teaching didactic content in a CAATE accredited program including the 2020 Educational Standards
• Experience as an athletic training preceptor
• Experience as a practicing athletic trainer in a clinical setting (high school, college/university, industrial, military, etc.)
• Additional areas of expertise in teaching exercise science

Physical Demands

Working conditions and environment

Miscellaneous Information

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Teaching

Duties to Support Responsibility

Percentage Of Time

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Scholarship

Duties to Support Responsibility

Percentage Of Time

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Service

Duties to Support Responsibility

Percentage Of Time

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Complete applications will include:
1. Application letter ( ABD candidates must discuss their progress toward degree completion and their expected graduation date in this document)
2. Vitae
3. Reference Contact Information document to include information for three references (names, positions, telephone numbers, email addresses)
4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts.

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/download/2018-12-10- UPS -OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdf

Posting Date

02/22/2021

Close Date

03/22/2021

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

03/22/2021

Position Contact Name

Dr. Cordial Gillette, Search and Screen Chair

Position Contact Email

cgillette@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I prefer my identity remain confidential and have read and understand that if I am the successful candidate for this position, my name may be released.
    • I do not request that my identity remain confidential.
  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral


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