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Clinical Assistant Professor, Athletic Training/Exercise Science
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health Professions
CHP-N-2774

Position:
The College of Health Professions invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Clinical Assistant Professor in Athletic Training/Exercise Science in the Kinesiology department to begin August 2014.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree or higher in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or a closely related discipline, BOC certification, and CSCS is required. A minimum of three years of clinical/professional experience in the area of Athletic Training/Exercise Science and evidence of currency in clinical/professional practice is required. Demonstrate competence in clinical/professional teaching in the area of expertise. Experience in higher education teaching and interdisciplinary activities and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations are highly preferred. 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 with emphasis on Strength and Conditioning.

Responsibilities:
High-quality instruction in the classroom and clinical setting in a variety of undergraduate courses, particularly athletic training and exercise science courses and maintain clinical excellence through a range of scholarly and other activities related to the position. Assist with curriculum development, student recruitment, student advising, provide service to the department, college, university, profession and community.

Department and Program Information:
The Department of Kinesiology, located in the College of Health Professions, has 30 full-time faculty and more than 1,300 undergraduate majors in Physical Education / Teacher Education, Athletic Training, Sport Management and Exercise Science. In addition, the department has initiatives at the college’s Institute for Well-Being, through its Wellness Center, that supports student education, community education and research.

Towson University:
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin May 26, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) of five current references to:

Dr. Michael Higgins

Clinical Assistant Professor ATTR/EXSC

Department of Kinesiology

Towson University

8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Telephone: (410) 704-2376
Email: mhiggins@towson.edu

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data 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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