Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Department of Kinesiology
Health & Human Development
The Department of Kinesiology at California State University,
Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track position in
Athletic Training at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall
2024. This position is open to candidates with a focused research
agenda. Primary teaching assignments will include courses in the
accredited Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) and the
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree programs.
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is a minority-serving
institution, affirmative action, and equal opportunity employer.
CSUF is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus
community and the curriculum and fostering an inclusive environment
within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive.
Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching,
research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify
their strengths and experiences. Individuals advancing the
University's strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose
underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe
and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
CSUF is committed to retaining all faculty and has established
affinity groups you can join to support your success.
CSUF faculty are committed
teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life
for students in classrooms, labs, studios, and individually
mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their
departments, advise students, and serve on departmental and
university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the
person in this position will include teaching Athletic Training
courses in their area(s) of content expertise, as well as
undergraduate courses in the Kinesiology Pre-Allied Health
concentration. This person will also be responsible for producing
scholarship commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The
successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and
participate in the life and development of the department and the
MSAT program, mentor graduate students, serve on committees, and
participate in the broader university and disciplinary
- Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, or related
field by the time of appointment;
- Certified athletic trainer in good standing with the Board of
- Demonstrated contemporary expertise in athletic
- Previous clinical practice in athletic training;
- Demonstrated ability/potential to provide high-quality
undergraduate and graduate education to a diverse student
population, including first‐generation college students;
- Record of high-quality scholarship in a focused research area
related to athletic training; and
- A demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in teaching,
scholarship, and/or service.
The Department is
particularly interested in candidates with:
- Experience teaching in an accredited athletic training
- Experience as core faculty in an accredited athletic training
A complete online application
must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To
apply, please visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/Faculty.php,
choose full-time faculty, search for position
#531530, and provide the following required
- A letter of intent indicating what attracted you to this
position at CSUF and how you meet the required and preferred
qualifications. We are particularly interested in your contemporary
expertise in athletic training, teaching experiences, and research
agenda. Your letter should also address your preparation and
interests in leadership and service to the department, university,
and athletic training profession (submitted as a single
- A curriculum vitae.
- Research statement and two representative samples of
scholarship (all submitted in a single .pdf). Your statement should
detail: 1) scholarly agenda; (2) accomplishments, (3) work in
progress, and (4) future plans.
- Teaching statement detailing: 1) teaching philosophy and how it
influences course content and delivery; 2) teaching experience and
qualifications; and 3) specific area(s) of content expertise in
athletic training (submitted as a single pdf).
- Candidate statement on commitment to inclusive excellence
- This statement provides the candidate's unique perspective on
their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for
promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their
professional careers. The purpose of this statement is to help the
department identify candidates who have professional experience,
intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in
activities that could help CSUF contribute to its mission in these
- The statement shall address one or more of the following
- The candidate has acquired knowledge of barriers for
underrepresented students and faculty in higher
- The candidate has experience in and is committed to engaging in
service with underrepresented populations in higher
- The candidate has experience in and is committed to teaching
and/or mentoring underrepresented students in a higher education
- The candidate has experience integrating underrepresented
populations and communities into scholarly and creative
- A list of three references with relevant contact
- Semi-finalists will be required to have three referents submit
letters of recommendation. On the References page of the online
application, enter information and email addresses for three
referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for
your application. At the appropriate time in the search process,
they will receive a request via email along with information on
uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter
has been received by CSUF by logging back into your applicant
Please direct all questions about the position to: Melissa
Montgomery, PhD, ATC (Search Committee Chair) at email@example.com or by phone at
To be assured full
consideration, all application materials must be received by
November 1, 2023. The anticipated appointment is
The College and Department
The College of
Health and Human Development at California State University,
Fullerton (CSUF) is committed to education and research in diverse
communities and advancing human health, development, and
well-being. We are seeking highly motivated and talented faculty
who want to impact the lives of our diverse students and increase
the global profile of CSUF.
The Assistant Professor
(Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994
monthly (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated
hiring range is $6,345 to $6,477 per month.
Salary offered is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
In addition, the California Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from
paying its employees less than those of the opposite sex and/or
another race or ethnicity for substantially similar work (https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/california_equal_pay_act.htm).
Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a
reduced teaching load may be available.
An excellent comprehensive
benefits package includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse,
domestic partner, and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus
child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state
system and optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed
description of benefits, please visit https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/.
The person holding this position
is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child
Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the
requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July
21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally
offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete
the background check may affect the application status of
applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who
apply for the position.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants
with disabilities who self‐disclose.
Notice of Non-Discrimination based on Gender or Sex and Contact
Information for Title IX Coordinator (http://www.fullerton.edu/titleix/about/notice.php).
In accordance with the California State University (CSU)
Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose
business operations reside within the State of California. It
requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the
State of California.
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/531530/assistant-professor-of-athletic-training