Asst/Assoc. Professor-Program Director
Assistant/Associate Professor-Program Director – 103000

The Department of Movement Sciences and Health at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (#103000) position as the Director of Athletic Training Program. This is a 12-month position that requires a doctorate in Athletic Training, Human Performance, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or closely related discipline. Board of Certification (BOC) Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing and eligibility for FL State Licensure is required along with a minimum of 5 years contemporary experience and clinical athletic training practice and minimum of 3 years of collegiate teaching experience in areas of athletic training, kinesiology, and/or related fields at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.

Additional requirements include: administrative experience and familiarity with CAATE standards and processes; supervision and evaluation of athletic training students; ability to work in a collaborative faculty environment; involvement with professional organizations; and excellent communication and writing skills.

Additionally, this position will facilitate the transition from the undergraduate AT program to a Master in Athletic Training (MAT) program. Once the MAT program begins, the candidate will teach graduate coursework and/or other courses assigned by department chair. The successful candidate will engage in clinical scholarly activity, university and community service, and work with other university departments to recruit students in the graduate Athletic Training program. Consistent with CAATE standards, the responsibilities of the Program Director include day-to-day operation, coordination, supervision, and evaluation/assessment of all aspects of the Athletic Training Program.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive benefits package is available.

Minimum Qualifications

• Must have earned a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in department's field or a closely related field and teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience as a Program Director and/or Clinical Education Coordinator of a CAATE accredited Athletic Training program.
• Experience maintaining CAATE Accreditation documentation.
• Record of scholarship and student research mentoring.

Applicants must apply online at The preferred response date for applications is 9/30/19, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.


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Human Resources
University of West Florida - UWF
Pensacola, 32514