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Assistant Professor
Athletic Training/Exercise Science
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health Professions


The Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor
position in Athletic Training/Exercise Science to begin August, 2013. Salary is commensurate
with qualifications and experience. A benefits package is included.


Research doctoral degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or a closely related discipline is required; Applicants who are ABD will be considered, but appointment will be at the instructor rank, and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2014. The candidate should have knowledge of the CAATE accreditation process, and be able to teach courses in the CAATE approved Athletic Training Education program and also in Exercise Science major. Experience in college teaching is highly desirable.

Provide quality instruction primarily in a variety of undergraduate courses, particularly athletic training courses and perform research within the emphasis area. The successful candidate will also assist with curriculum development, student recruitment, student advising, seek external funding, provide
service to the Department, College, University, profession, and community.

Related Information:
The Department of Kinesiology, located in the College of Health Professions, has more than 1200 undergraduate majors in Physical Education/ Teacher Education, Athletic Training, Sport Management, and Exercise Science. Towson University, one of the sixteen campuses of the University of Maryland System and the second largest public university in the State of Maryland, is a comprehensive university offering Baccalaureate and Master’s degree programs.

General Information:
Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The university places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area's largest university and Maryland's Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 100 undergraduate majors, master’s programs and doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin February 1st, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, please send a letter of application, vita, and the names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) of three current references to:

Dr. Patricia Ponce, Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Towson University
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Telephone: (410) 704-3134
Email: pponce@towson.edu

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant date form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for

or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.





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