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Kinesiology: Assistant Professor to Serve as Program Director for the Master's in Training

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Commensurate with Experience
Start date
Nov 6, 2023


POSITION: The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks a Program Director for the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) beginning July 1, 2024. This is a 9-month faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor with a summer assignment for program directing. The department seeks a candidate with demonstrated leadership, organizational, and communication skills to lead this new program. The candidate must be committed to teaching excellence and to an active research agenda involving athletic training graduate students. This position may carry an initial tenure appointment (if eligible at hire) and will begin with the 2024-2025 academic year. 


  • Earned doctorate (e.g., PhD, DAT, EdD) from a regionally accredited institution in a science-based discipline
  • Qualifications to be tenured in Kinesiology department
  • BOC Certified
  • Eligibility for athletic training licensure in the state of Wisconsin
  • Three years of clinical experience
  • Leadership/supervision/management experience
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful university teaching
  • Research experience demonstrating current use of technology and evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness


  • Current Associate or Full Professor rank
  • Three years of Athletic Training program administration experience
  • Five years of university teaching experience
  • Demonstrated excellence in university teaching
  • Ability to teach courses in Athletic Training (e.g., principles of athletic training, emergency medicine and pathophysiology, pharmacology, clinical education)
  • Secondary area of teaching expertise to serve departmental needs (e.g., graduate research methods, psychology of injury, sport performance)
  • Established record of research including external funding and quality publications
  • Demonstrated excellence in mentoring graduate student research
  • Demonstrated professional service at state, regional, national, and/or international level

DUTIESServe as Program Director for the MSAT; teach courses in the MSAT based on program needs and specialization; mentor and support graduate students in patient-care and other relevant areas of research leading to nationally/internationally refereed publications and presentations; provide academic advising to students; engage in service to the department, college, university and profession; recruit students to the graduate program; oversee clinical education in collaboration with the Clinical Education Coordinator, Medical Director, and other program faculty/staff as needed;  maintain CAATE accreditation through day-to-day operation, yearly program review, and self-study/site visit actions involving the MSAT.

DEPARTMENTThe Department of Kinesiology consists of 13 faculty and instructional academic staff and approximately 700 majors and minors. Department faculty are dedicated to teaching, student learning and are actively engaged in student-faculty research. The Department is recognized for community outreach programs that offer health and physical activity opportunities for individuals living in the Eau Claire region. The Department maintains relationships with multiple regional healthcare providers including Mayo Clinic Health Systems.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 10,000 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in facultyundergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Kinesiology: Assistant Professor to Serve as Program Director of Master's in Athletic Training position (Job ID # 19880) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application, curriculum vita, and unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Direct requests for additional information to:

Dr. Jeff Janot, Chair, Dept. of Kinesiology;; 715-836-5333.

Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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).

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