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Athletic Training Program Director and Assistant Professor
Entry Level Masters Program in Athletic Training
Department of Physical Education & Exercise Studies

Lander University, a public state-supported institution in South Carolina, seeks to fill a full-time, 12-month, tenure track position at the assistant professor level in Athletic Training/Exercise Science, to begin in August of 2015.

Responsibilities include: directing Lander’s entry level masters degree program in athletic training; serving as an integral member of the athletic training education program; developing curriculum; writing for and assisting with accreditation reviews; evaluating/supervising students in the clinical setting; mentoring professional development of the students; assisting in student recruitment. Additionally, some teaching of biomechanics/kinesiology (undergraduate level) required.

Required: A minimum of a masters degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Science or related area.

Minimum qualifications: BOC, Inc. certification as an athletic trainer in good standing; SC State Certified Athletic Trainer or eligible; NATA member in good standing; Master’s degree in athletic training or related field; clinical experience as an athletic trainer; college teaching experience with instructional technologies; demonstrate ability to serve as an Approved Clinical Instructor.

Preferred: Doctoral degree in athletic training or related field; evidence of clinical instruction/supervision of athletic training students; ACSM, NSCA, and NASM certification(s) are strongly desired.

Send a letter of application; curriculum vita; unofficial transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work; the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references to Dr. Judith Neufeld, Dean, College of Education, Lander University, 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC, 29649. Material may be sent electronically to jneufeld@lander.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 12, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. For application information on the position, go to http://www.lander.edu/academics/Colleges-Departments/Education/Phys-Ed-Exercise-Studies/Overview.aspx.

Lander is a tobacco free institution.

All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.

Note: The University generally does not sponsor a H-1B Visa.


Department Contact

Jan Champion
Administrative Specialist

Phone: (864) 388-8021
Email: jchampion@lander.edu