Career Opportunities


Assistant/Associate Professor & Program Director - Athletic Training

Posting Date

11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor & Program Director - Athletic Training
UW System Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2018

Essential Job Functions

The Department of Human Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a full time, 12 month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Athletic Training. This faculty member will receive administrative release time in order to serve as the founding Program Director for the new professional master's degree in Athletic Training (MSAT).

Candidates with experience as a Program Director and/or Clinical Education Coordinator of an Athletic Training program, professional clinical experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer, and/or experience as a CAATE evaluation team member for on-site visits of Athletic Training programs are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition, candidates with a record of establishing relationships with internal and external constituents and demonstrated ability to successfully teach a breadth of post-secondary Athletic Training related courses are also strongly encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach courses per professional expertise in the MSAT program and Human Biology program.
  • Conduct and publish research/scholarly activities in area(s) of expertise.
  • Advise students in academic degree planning and career development.
  • Direct graduate student with theses, projects, and/or comprehensive exams.
  • Provide service to the university, community, and profession.
  • Oversee the development of the post-baccalaureate professional Athletic Training program, to include curriculum development, implementation, and approval through the university and accrediting bodies (HLC and CAATE).
  • Recruit faculty, staff, and students to support the mission of the Athletic Training program.
  • Develop program policies and procedures.
  • Oversee programmatic assessment.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students, colleagues, community, and professional partners.



  • Earned doctorate in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered, however an earned doctorate in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or closely related field from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates will be contracted as Assistant Professors but transferred into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
  • Current Board of Certification (BOC) certification and eligibility for WI state licensure
  • Knowledge and experience with the CAATE accreditation process and the administration of an Athletic Training program
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarly productivity, and service which support the appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level
  • Evidence of experience in supervision and evaluation of Athletic Training students

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a 12-month, tenure-track appointment. Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time. Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure. Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13735"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Assistant/Associate Professor & Program Director - Athletic Training"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions and indicates teaching and research interests
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation - Must be sent from the reference or a portfolio system and may be sent to

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Chair, Human Biology Search and Screen Committee
Phone: (920) 465-2104

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, February 1, 2018.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.