The University of Montana invites applications for a .50 FTE non-tenure-track Clinical Adjunct Faculty in Athletic Training beginning August 2013. The position is responsible for teaching and service to support the undergraduate and graduate entry-level athletic training education programs in the Department of Health and Human Performance. The teaching load will include undergraduate and graduate courses such as upper extremity evaluation, leadership in athletic training, and practicum courses. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate is expected to assist the Program Director with the administration of the clinical aspects of the athletic training education program. The successful applicant is expected to have a strong commitment to mentor and professionally develop undergraduate/graduate students. This position will transition into a full-time, tenure-track appointment in approximately two years, at which time a doctorate will be required. Starting salary for this position is $27,500 per year commensurate with qualifications and with full benefits.
About UM and the Department
UM provides a culture that values hard work, intellectual curiosity, diversity, collegiality, innovative thinking and teamwork, making it a great place to grow and develop professionally. Located at the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, UM attracts first rate teachers, researchers, and students from around the world. A city within a city – with its own eateries, stores, medical facilities, banking and postal services, and zip code – UM has an increasingly diverse population and rich culture.
The Health and Human Performance Department has is comprised of 11 tenured and one tenure-track faculty. There are approximately 30 students in the undergraduate and graduate entry-level athletic training education programs.
Qualifications: Terminal degree in athletic training or related field (ABD strongly encouraged; Master’s candidates will be considered). Preferred Qualifications include: a) Experience as Clinical Coordinator for a CAATE athletic training education program or similar administrative experience; b) A strong record of teaching athletic training related courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is highly desirable as well as familiarity with current technology; c) ATC in good standing and three years BOC certification; d) Clinical experience as an ATC.
HOW TO APPLY
The application process will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Upload the following materials: *Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.
Letter of Interest – addressing the stated required skills for the position
Curriculum Vitae listing education and describing work experience
Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment
In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations.
Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law.
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