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 with an August 2014 starting date. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Towson University offers excellent fringe benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition-waived education for employees and immediate family.
Research doctoral degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or a closely related discipline 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, 2015. 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. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students and experience in college teaching is highly desirable.
Provide quality instruction primarily in a variety of undergraduate athletic training and exercise science courses and perform research within the emphasis area. The candidate will also assist with curriculum development, student recruitment, student advising, seek external funding, provide service to the department, college, university, profession, and community.
The Department of Kinesiology is located within the College of Health Professions and has 30 full-time faculty and more than 1300 undergraduate majors in Physical Education/ Teacher Education, Athletic Training, Sport Management, and Exercise Science. The department also offers a master’s degree in kinesiology. In addition, the department is responsible for oversight of the College of Health Professions Institute for Well-Being’s Wellness Center that serves over 300 members each year with its programs that support student education and community outreach. The department also has a strong, positive relationship with the University’s Division of Athletics.
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
Review of applications begins February 1, 2014, and continues until the position is filled. Pease send a letter of application, vita, and the names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) of five current references to:
Dr. Patricia Ponce, Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology Telephone: (410) 704-3174
Towson University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Towson, MD 21252-0001
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.