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Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 8, 2024

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Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health & Human Development
Assistant Professor
Fall 2024

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 communities.

Required Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, or related field by the time of appointment;
  • Certified athletic trainer in good standing with the Board of Certification, Inc.;
  • Demonstrated contemporary expertise in athletic training;
  • 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.

    Preferred Qualifications
    The Department is particularly interested in candidates with:
  • Experience teaching in an accredited athletic training program
  • Experience as core faculty in an accredited athletic training program

    A complete online application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit, choose full-time faculty, search for position #531530, and provide the following required materials:
  • 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 PDF).
  • 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 areas.
  • The statement shall address one or more of the following criteria:
  1. The candidate has acquired knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education.
  2. The candidate has experience in and is committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations in higher education.
  3. The candidate has experience in and is committed to teaching and/or mentoring underrepresented students in a higher education environment.
  4. The candidate has experience integrating underrepresented populations and communities into scholarly and creative activities.

  • A list of three references with relevant contact information.
  • 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 portal.

    Please direct all questions about the position to: Melissa Montgomery, PhD, ATC (Search Committee Chair) at or by phone at (657) 278-7867.

    Application Deadline
    To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 1, 2023. The anticipated appointment is August 2024.

    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 (

    Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available.

    CSUF Benefits
    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

    CSU Policies
    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 (

    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.

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