Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training Clinical Education

Carroll University - Waukesha, WI (30+ days ago)4.2


Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training - Clinical Education
Carroll University

Coordinator Starting Date: September 1, 2018

Carroll University seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Education Coordinator for its CAATE accredited BS in Athletic Training program. The position is a full-time, nine month appointment. This faculty position will play an integral role in clinical education portion of the curriculum, as well as contribute to, and teach in, the didactic aspect of the program. The clinical faculty member will work collaboratively with other program faculty, staff athletic trainers, administrators, and external athletic training and health care constituencies.

Candidates who are innovative and value a collaborative, dynamic, and comprehensive approach to instruction and athletic training practice are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Carroll University (www.carrollu.edu) invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor. Candidate requirements:
PhD. or other terminal degree in a related field preferred. Master's degree required.
Candidates must be a certified athletic trainer in good standing with the BOC.
Current licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Wisconsin as an athletic trainer.
Have a minimum of 3 years professional practice experience as an athletic trainer.
Postsecondary level teaching experience is preferred.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of clinical faculty appointments include teaching, scholarship and service. The Clinical Education Coordinator primary teaching responsibilities includes development, implementation, and assessment of the clinical education aspect of the curriculum. Additional teaching responsibilities will be based on applicant's expertise and program needs. Opportunities for independent and collaborative research exist. Participation in university and program service are also required.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Clinical Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The Program: The Carroll Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training program is a 2 year professional program beginning in the junior year. The program is designed in the context of the Carroll University mission and CAATE standards. The curriculum includes a unique three- course clinical education series. Students gain multiple practical experiences in sport and non- sport settings, exposing them to diverse patient populations and practice settings for a future career as an athletic trainer. The final course in this sequence is a 14 week immersive experience. Students work under the direction of a certified athletic training preceptor at
affiliated clinical sites across that nation. The program is currently in the process of transitioning to the master's level.

The BSAT program is housed within the Department of Human Movement Science, utilizing multiple facilities that provide comprehensive teaching, laboratory and clinical practice space. The program has access to the newly built Michael and Mary Jaharis Laboratories with its state- of-the-art cadaver lab and Anatomage Dissection table, as well as high fidelity simulation laboratories.

The Department: The Department of Human Movement Science includes the BS in Athletic Training, BS in Exercise science and masters programs in Exercise Physiology, with clinical and strength and conditioning strands. The department serves ~500 students with 9 full time faculty. The Department has a robust inter-professional initiative with Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Health and Medicine departments.

The College: The College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs through four departments—Health and Medicine, Human Movement Sciences (athletic training, exercise science, exercise physiology); Nursing; and Physical Therapy (DPT). Health sciences account for ~60% of the University enrollment. The mission of the College of Health Science is to educate students to be innovative professionals who collaborate to serve the health needs of their communities. A dynamic and growing entity, College wide foci include interprofessional education and practice, the integrated approach to health, innovative learning and healthcare technologies, community partnerships and service to medically underserved populations. The College supports the interdisciplinary nature of health science education and has received federal and private foundation grant awards to support these as well as program specific initiatives. The college has a strong staff of academic administrative and support staff personnel.

The University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive University. The Carroll mission is to “provide a superior education, rooted in its Presbyterian and liberal arts heritage, and draws upon the Christian tradition to prepare all students for vocational success, lifelong learning and service in a diverse and global society.” Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves 3600 undergraduate and graduate students. The University though intentionally ecumenical and non-sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit as attachments to an email with the subject line “Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training - Clinical Education Coordinator” and in Word or PDF format
1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy to facapp@carrollu.edu.
Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference.

Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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