Academic/Faculty, Education, Other - Academic/Faculty
The Department of Health Sciences at Central Washington University, seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position, which will also serve as the Director of a new Graduate Program in Athletic Training. The selected candidate is specifically tasked with the initial development of a graduate athletic training education program with innovative curriculum that satisfies the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE) 2020 Standards for Accreditation of Professional Athletic Training Programs.
Future/additional responsibilities will include course instruction; curriculum revisions; the hiring of additional faculty; assigning other faculty to courses; developing clinical affiliations; maintaining oversight of clinical experiences; academic advising; maintaining accreditation; engage in scholarly pursuits; provide service to the university, community, and profession; and coordinating applicant recruitment, selection, admissions, retention, and advisement.
Experience with obtaining/maintaining CAATE accreditation
An earned doctorate (e.g. Ph.D., Ed.D., DPT, DAT) in a relevant discipline (e.g. Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Health Sciences, Physiology, Anatomy, Physical Therapy, or other closely related fields)
Contemporary expertise and experience in the field of Athletic Training
Certification and good standing with the Board of Certification (BOC)
Current state athletic training credential and good standing with the state regulatory agency
Hold or be eligible to obtain licensure/registration in the state 0f Washington
Previous clinical practice as an athletic trainer
A record of research/scholarship in the discipline
Previous full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post-secondary level
Previous experience as a Program Director in a CAATE accredited graduate or undergraduate program
Previous experience as a Clinical Coordinator in a CAATE accredited graduate or undergraduate program
Previous experience initiating a CAATE accredited undergraduate or graduate program
Evidence of demonstrated excellence in teaching
Evidence of previous graduate faculty status
Evidence of involvement with NATA and other relevant professional organizations
Evidence of mentoring students in research/scholarship processes
Evidence of involvement with students from diverse backgrounds
Screening Begins: March 1, 2019 and will remain open until filled
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.