Assistant Professor of Practice - Athletic Training

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln County, NE
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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*Working Title:*Assistant Professor of Practice - Athletic Training
*Department:*Nutrition & Health Sciences UNL-1041
*Requisition Number:*F_210177
*Posting Open Date:*10/21/2021
*Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):*01/03/2022
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Description of Work:*The Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking to fill a non-tenure track faculty position, Assistant Professor of Practice in Athletic Training that will serve as the Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCE) for the CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Program. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment with a 95% instruction and instruction-related support, and 5% service apportionment. This position will have a three-year renewable contract.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse and underrepresented students. Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, our department and college are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of qualified individuals from underrepresented groups including racial and ethnic minorities, women, sexual minorities, persons living with disabilities, and veterans. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate their experience with shaping a workplace culture based on respect for differences and/ with promoting equity and positive cross-cultural relationships.
The University of Nebraska - Lincoln has maintained continuous accreditation of an entry level bachelor's program and is seeking to transition the CAATE accreditation to an entry level master's program. Plans are the final bachelor's cohort will graduate in May 2025 and the initial offering of master's level programming will begin in the summer of 2023.
Initially this position will teach the remaining athletic training courses at the bachelor's level, and undergraduate courses that support programs in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences. Instruction of the athletic training courses will move from the bachelor's to the master's level as the athletic training program transitions to the graduate level.
Program Administration includes assisting the Program Director in maintaining CAATE accreditation and serving as the Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCE) for the remaining bachelor's program, and the master's athletic training program following the transition.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See [](
*Minimum Required Qualifications:*
* Master's degree in a field related to athletic training.
* Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing with the BOC and eligible for Nebraska Athletic Training Licensure.
* Demonstrated ability to work with educational needs of diverse and underrepresented students.
* Three years of contemporary experience as a clinical athletic trainer.
* Contemporary experience serving as a preceptor for accredited athletic training programs.
* Ability to work cooperatively with diverse students, staff, faculty and clinical athletic trainers.
*Preferred Qualifications:*
* Doctorate degree in a field related to athletic training.
* Demonstrated record of teaching excellence.
* Demonstrated record of professional scholarship.
* Demonstrated record of student engagement and retention in athletic training education.
*How to Apply:*Click "Apply to this job," complete the information form and attach the following documents:

* A letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the job and anticipated contributions.
* Your curriculum vitae.
* Contact information for three professional references who can speak to the candidate's abilities to carry out the responsibilities of the position (name, title, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address).
* A teaching statement that describes your experience, philosophy and approach to teaching (up to one page).
* A separate statement of the value you place on diversity and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters (up to three pages); see []( for guidance in writing this statement.
Please note, the statements for items 4 and 5 need to be combined into one document and attached as "Other Document."
Upon request, arrange for three signed letters of reference to be sent via email or mail to Dr. Dennis Perkey, [](, Athletic Training Search Advisory Committee Chair, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Rm 207 Ruth Leverton Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0806.

Candidates wishing additional information are encouraged to contact Dr. Perkey by email ([]( or phone (NHS office, 402-472-7639).*For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:*Dr. Dennis Perkey
Athletic Training Search Chair
*Job Category (old):*Faculty Non-Tenure Leading
*Job Type:*9 Month
*Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:*No
*Planned Hire Date:*August 15, 2022

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