University of Connecticut, Department of Kinesiology

Position ID:UConn-Department of Kinesiology-2019449 [#13448]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Residence
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Kinesiology
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/03/19, finished 2019/05/24, listed until 2019/04/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources at the University of Connecticut provides for a global sustainable future through scientific discovery, innovation, and community engagement. The College recognizes the importance of Health as a concentrated area of study represented by Allied Health, Physical Therapy, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Dietetics, Diagnostic Genetic Science and Nutritional Sciences and encourages interdisciplinary health collaborations with School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy and the School of Medicine.

Our accomplishments result in healthier individuals and communities, safe, sustainable and secure plant and animal production systems, greater protection and conservation of our environment and natural resources, balanced growth of the economy, and resilient local and global communities. We epitomize the role of the land-grant university, which is to develop knowledge and disseminate it through the three academic functions of teaching, research, and outreach education. In so doing, we work to improve the lives of citizens of our state, region and country.  At present, our workforce consists of 315 faculty and staff.  We serve 2,406 undergraduate and graduate students.  We invite applications from people who share the same vision of academic excellence and customer service.

The Department of Kinesiology in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources at the University of Connecticut is regarded as one of the best in the country. The faculty includes recognized leaders in the fields of athletic training, physical therapy, exercise science, and exercise and sport nutrition. In addition, the productive research and advocacy programs within the Korey Stringer Institute and the Human Performance Laboratory are widely recognized and published worldwide.

The Department of Kinesiology is seeking applications for a faculty position at the rank of non-tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in Residence to direct the Athletic Training Masters Level Program, provide a service function in alignment with the Athletic Training program, contribute to the scholarship mission of the department, and support teaching in the Athletic Training (AT) program. The Athletic Training Program’s didactic component is located at the Storrs Campus with potential clinical and research collaboration at the UConn Health Center, and other partners statewide.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to teach in the AT program and serve as the Program Director of the AT program including leading program curriculum development and planning, student development and retention, and maintenance of the accreditation process for the program.


  • Eligible for or currently licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Connecticut
  • Hold an earned doctorate or terminal professional doctorate in an area relevant to the health sciences;
  • A record of scholarship and potential to contribute to the scholarship mission of the department
  • Record of or strong potential for service and outreach activities that advance a national reputation  
  • Contemporary expertise in the field of athletic training
  • Certification and good standing with the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer
  • Previous clinical practice as an athletic trainer
  • Previous full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level


  • A record of participation in athletic training program administration and curricular development
  • Record of interprofessional collaboration in teaching/learning
  • Previous experience as Program Director or Clinical Education Coordinator of an athletic training program.
  • 5 years of experience of teaching within an athletic training program at the university level


This is a ten-month non-tenure track appointment, with a preferred start date of August 23, 2019.  Position title and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Click “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application Upload your letter of application indicating Search #2019449, current curriculum vitae, and the name, address and telephone numbers of three professional references.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 2, 2019.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2019449)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Further Info:
University of Connecticut
Department of Kinesiology
2095 Hillside Rd
Unit 1110
Storrs, CT 06269-1110

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