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Assistant/Associate Professor - Athletic Training - Tenure Track

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 22, 2024

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Instructor

Working Title
Assistant/Associate Professor - Athletic Training - Tenure Track

240315-Athletic Training

Pay Rate
Per faculty salary model.



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

UCM, located 35 miles southeast of the Kansas City Metropolitan area, is a public comprehensive university with more than 12,000 students providing a small college learning environment coupled with large university opportunities.

Within NKH, there are complimentary programs in Kinesiology, Health Studies, and Nutrition. The Athletic Training Program is CAATE accredited and offers an M.S. degree.

Information about the NKH department and Athletic Training degree program can be found at

To Apply:
Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position number 997873.

Candidates should submit the following documentation:

(1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts for all awarded degrees; (4) teaching philosophy; (5) names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references; (6) current BOC, Inc. Certification.

If contacted for an interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required. An applicant who advances to the stage of being verbally offered must produce their Missouri State Board of Healing Arts – Athletic Trainer Licensure document, before an official contract will be offered

Preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2024. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. Brian Hughes, Search Committee Chair, telephone (660) 543-8062 or e-mail:

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity employer. We accept applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, or abilities. Minorities, women, disabled, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

The Department of Nutrition, Kinesiology, and Health ( NKH ) at the University of Central Missouri ( UCM ) invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Athletic Training. The position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. The start date is fall of 2024. ABD will be considered, but for a tenure-track appointment, the doctorate is required at the time of appointment.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: providing 12 semester hours of classroom instruction per semester; contributing to the maintenance of CAATE accreditation, participating in various committee membership and professional development; recruiting potential athletic training students; and performing scholarly activity to meet the promotion and tenure standards.

Teaching load is determined by programmatic need, and teaching responsibilities may arise in the areas of Health Studies and Kinesiology. There is expectation of summer teaching, which aligns with delivery of classes for the CAATE accredited AT Program. Summer teaching includes a separate contract, and compensation is in addition to the traditional 9-month contract.

Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

1. An earned doctoral degree in Athletic Training or related field. ABD will be considered.
2. Demonstrate current certification through BOC, Inc. – Certified Athletic Trainer

1. Eligible for Missouri State Board of Healing Arts – Athletic Trainer licensure

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Presentation


1. Experience as a BOC, Inc. – Certified Athletic Trainer
2. Teaching experience in high school or collegiate levels
3. Experience with supporting CAATE accreditation
4. American Red Cross or American Heart Association instructor certification

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Special Working Conditions:
Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References
  3. Transcripts
  4. Vitae
  5. Teaching Philosophy Statement
  6. Certificate
Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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