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Assistant Professor - Athletic Training

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Location
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Salary
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted Date
Sep 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Working Title:  Assistant Professor - Athletic Training
UW System Title:  Assistant Professor
Start Date:  August 21, 2023

Essential Job Functions

The Human Biology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a 9-month tenure-track position with primary responsibility to the Master of Athletic Training Program. Candidates will be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful applicant will demonstrate contemporary expertise in one or more of the following professional domains of athletic training: urgent and emergent care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, behavioral health, wellness, and/or performance enhancement. Administrative responsibilities in the roles of program director or clinical education coordinator may be available in the future.

The faculty in Human Biology are engaged in all aspects of student success including students in scholarly activities, advising students, supervising research projects, developing curriculum, interdisciplinary research, serving at all levels of the university, participating in community outreach, and other activities.

This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay’s mission-driven inclusive teaching efforts and creating and maintaining an educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses based on the applicant’s area of expertise in Athletic Training and Human Biology. Courses may include, but are not limited to, the following general areas:
    • Emergency care
    • Foundational concepts in athletic training
    • Evaluation and management of musculoskeletal conditions
    • Health promotion
    • Anatomy and physiology
  • Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.
  • Develop a strong research program involving collaboration with students and/or faculty.
  • Advise and mentor students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional and community service.
  • Contribute to ongoing program development.


The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Exercise Science, or closely related field, from an accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Exercise Science, or closely related field, from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.  ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
  • Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing with the BOC.
  • Eligible for Athletic Training Licensure in Wisconsin.
  • NPI number with appropriate health care field designation.
  • Previous clinical practice as an athletic trainer.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment.  Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time.  Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure.  Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity, and institutional service required for retention and promotion.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFIT DETAILS

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees.  This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts.  We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service.  The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.

To Apply

Please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/assistant-professor-athletic-training/, and select the applicable application link. 

Select the job title for which you are applying.  Click the "Apply for Job" button.  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password” and select "Sign In."  If you have not yet registered, click on "Register Now" to begin the registration process. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references 
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
  • Proof of BOC certification

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Amy Ibuaka
Phone:  (920) 465-2104
Email:  CST@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, October 24, 2022.

Note: 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. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.

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