Non-Tenure Track Associate/Full Teaching Professor and
Program Director - Graduate Athletic Training Program
The School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Teaching Professor. This position will also assume the responsibilities of Program Director for the Graduate Athletic Training Program.
The Master of Athletic Training (MAT) degree prepares students with an integrated curricular design focused on patient-centered care. The two-year program (six semesters) develops collaborative practice ready clinicians through a variety of clinical experiences both on and off campus.
In partnership with MU Health, the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing, the Athletic Training Program provides robust educational experiences, including simulation and standardized patient encounters. The culmination of these rich experiences prepares students to provide exceptional health care and become leaders in the athletic training profession.
The AT program is a collaborative endeavor with the SHP Department of Physical Therapy and the MU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. It also partners with departments from other divisions in/outside the university such as the Missouri Orthopedic Institute (MOI) and the Columbia Orthopaedic Group (COG).
The Program Director is responsible for the overall leadership, management and administration of the academic AT program. Responsibilities include: program development, curriculum development, budgeting and allocating resources, evaluating program outcomes, selecting and supervising program faculty and staff, maintaining accreditation, and promoting professional development of self and program faculty.
Appointment will begin fall of 2019. Specific start date to prepare for the semester is negotiable.
History of establishing collegial relationships with multiple stakeholders
Earned doctoral degree required; post professional education (e.g. academic degree, fellowship/residency) in a field closely related to athletic training is strongly preferred.
Graduate of a CAATE accredited program in athletic training with a minimum 10 years as a BOC certified athletic trainer is required; experience at various levels of collegiate athletics (e.g. NCAA Division I, II or III; recreational sports; intramural sports) is preferred.
Licensed athletic trainer by State of Missouri Board of Healing Arts, or eligible for licensure
Minimum of 5 years full-time faculty appointment within a CAATE accredited AT educational program
Minimum of 3 years administrative (Program Director or Clinical Educational Coordinator) experience within a CAATE accredited AT educational program
Experience with preparation of a CAATE self-study and site visit for accreditation of AT program strongly preferred
Evidence of service to the profession and dissemination of scholarly work to a state or national audience is preferred
Applicants should include a letter of interest addressing position qualifications, teaching experience, a list of three references with contact information and your curriculum vitae.
The review of application materials will begin immediately, and the position will close when well-qualified candidates are identified to move forward in the recruitment process, and after the 30-day posting period.
Founded in 1839, MU is the state's largest university offering more than 300 degrees and certificates to nearly 31,000 students. The School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at MU. We have 9 undergraduate programs and 5 graduate/professional programs preparing students for careers in a range of health care disciplines. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you are an individual who would like to help the School of Health Professions advance this mission, we invite you to apply for this position. For more information on the Athletic Training Program go to: http://shp.missouri.edu/atp/index.php . For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php . For information about the University of Missouri, please visit: https://missouri.edu/ and https://www.umsystem.edu/ .
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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