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Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States, TN-Nashville (on-site)
30+ days ago


The Department of Health and Human Performance at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at
the rank of assistant/associate professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

Duties include teaching, mentorship, athletic training program administration, service, and research. The minimum expectations include collaboration with
the athletic training program director to meet and maintain compliance with all the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
accreditation standards. In addition, the successful candidate will instruct athletic training students and incorporate current athletic training professional
knowledge, skills, and abilities as it pertains to their teaching areas. The successful candidate will also incorporate various teaching and educational
methods in delivering athletic training content. They will also be involved in service at the department, college, and university levels and engaged in
professional and community organizations. The development of a clinical or applied research agenda with potential for external funding is expected.

The successful candidate will have contemporary expertise in at least one of the following specialty areas: rehabilitation, manual therapies, and alternative
techniques; organizational, ethical, and legal issues; psychosocial and cultural diversity; pathology, general medical and pharmacology; evidence-based
practice and research methods; therapeutic modalities; kinesiology and biomechanics; evaluation and assessment; and global medicine and outreach.

Documents Needed to Apply
To successfully apply, applicants must include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and a Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline).
Special Instruction to Applicants
If you need help applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.
If you have position-specific questions, please contact Helen Binkley at

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email


Required Education
Research-based Doctorate (e.g., Ph.D., EdD) in Athletic Training or related field (e.g., kinesiology, exercise science, etc.) or a clinical doctorate in athletic
training (DAT) or physical therapy (DPT) is required.

Required Related Experience
Three or more years of clinical and/or professional experience as a certified athletic trainer

Required License/Registration/Certification
Board of Certification Credential (ATC®)
Tennessee Athletic Training license obtained by appointment date

Other Desirables
• Teaching experience within a professional or post-professional Athletic Training program or other types of educational experiences
• Familiarity with CAATE accreditation standards
• Certified instructor for emergency cardiac care (American Red Cross) or equivalent (e.g., BLS Healthcare Provider, AHA)
• Credentialed in one or more of the following areas – Physical Therapy, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Corrective Exercise Specialist,
Performance Enhancement Specialist or Certified Personal Trainer, or other therapy specialty certifications

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66125458
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States, TN-Nashville
  • Company Name For Job: Middle Tennessee State University
  • Position Title: Tenure Track Faculty
  • Org Type: Athletic Training
  • Job Function: Educator/Professor
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
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