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Kinesiology: Assistant Professor in Athletic Training

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Assistant Professor
  • Job ID: #20555
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Kinesiology: Assistant Professor in Athletic Training

POSITION: A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor is available in the Department of Kinesiology. The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in Athletic Training who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active research program involving graduate students.  This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2024/2025 academic year with a start date of August 19, 2024. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in Exercise Science, Motor Development, Rehabilitation Science, Athletic Training (DAT) or related area by August 19, 2024 (ABD applicants may be considered but must complete the terminal degree by the start date). 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of successful university teaching and ability to teach athletic training courses in addition to other areas (e.g. graduate research methods, biomechanics, anatomy, acute care of athletic injuries). Candidates must be BOC certified and either possess or be eligible for licensure in the state of Wisconsin, demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and demonstrate commitment to student/faculty research.

DUTIES: Teach courses in the Athletic Training graduate program and undergraduate kinesiology programs based on needs (anatomy, biomechanics, prevention and care of athletic injuries, evaluation, research methods, clinical practicums, etc.) and in accordance with specialization; participate in research and scholarly activities with graduate students; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the department, University and profession.

DEPARTMENTThe Department of Kinesiology consists of 12 faculty and instructional academic staff and approximately 700 majors and minors. Department faculty are dedicated to teaching and student learning and are actively engaged in student-faculty research. The Department is also recognized for community outreach programs that offer health and physical activity opportunities for individuals living in the Eau Claire area. In addition, the Department collaborates with Mayo Clinic, Chippewa Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, and other clinical entities in the region to provide both clinical education and research opportunities for students.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 9,000 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 faculty-undergraduate 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 Website:  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 in Athletic Training position (Job ID #20555) 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, Department of Kinesiology;; 715-836-5333.

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by April 1st, 2024. However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

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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