Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology (Athletic Training) - Summer 2022

Sam Houston State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology (Athletic Training) - Summer 2022 Requisition 202100088F Rank Assistant or Associate Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary
Commensurate with education and experience. Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Health Sciences Department Dept of Kinesiology Open Date 08/03/2021 Quicklink
Contact Name Sharlyn Wagner Title
Assistant to the Chair
Box 2176
Huntsville, TX 77341 Contact Phone 936-294-2266 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The Department of Kinesiology at Sam Houston State University ( SHSU ) invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Athletic Training. The duties and responsibilities of this position include primary teaching responsibilities within the Master of Science in Athletic Training ( MSAT ) Program, maintaining a research agenda in Athletic Training, mentoring students, performing university and professional service, and contributing to ongoing program evaluation and improvement. Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and graduate coursework.

The Department of Kinesiology at SHSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience in diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Educational Requirements for the Position
Earned Doctorate in Athletic Training or related discipline from an accredited institution.

Experience Required for the Position
  • Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing with the BOC
  • Texas Licensed Athletic Trainer or eligible
  • A demonstrated record of teaching in Athletic Training, scholarship, and service commensurate with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. For rank of Associate Professor, a demonstrated record of high-quality teaching and evidence of referred scholarship (peer-reviewed publications) is required.
Other Requirements for the Position
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Use of technology in instruction, and experience with distance/online education is preferred.
  • Three or more years of clinical practice experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations is preferred.
  • Experience teaching in a CAATE accredited program preferred.
  • Experience implementing the CAATE 2020 Standards into graduate level courses preferred.
  • Contemporary expertise in prevention and wellness, primary care, rehabilitation, behavioral health, or pediatrics (per CAATE categories) preferred.
  • Experience mentoring students with scholarship/research projects preferred.
Special Instructions Summary
Interested candidates should submit the following required documents:
  • Cover letter detailing candidate’s interest in the position, teaching experience in Athletic Training, and research agenda; it is also recommended that a candidate address any experiences related to the preferred criteria listed in the position description.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021. Position will start Summer 2022. Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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