Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator – University of Mississippi 10/15

October 15th, 2020

University of Mississippi

Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator Advertisement – 10/2020:                  

The School of Applied Sciences at The University of Mississippi, is seeking applications for Assistant/Associate Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator for a new Master of Science in Athletic Training program. This is a twelve-month, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor (as determined by collegiate athletic training experience, academic achievements and research/scholarly publication records) to begin as early as January 2021. Applicants must be a Board-Certified Athletic Trainer and have a Ph.D. in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Education, Education Administration, Nutrition/Dietetics, Human Nutrition, or related field. Applicants with clinical, collegiate or professional experience, active membership in the National Athletic Trainers Association and knowledge of NCAA guidelines and regulations are preferred.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of clinical education, clinical site development, planning and coordinating supervised practice rotations, class schedules, outside seminars and workshops and maintaining continuing education for clinical preceptors. The Clinical Education Coordinator will assist the Program Director to achieve and maintain professional program accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and will assist with ongoing program evaluation and maintenance of CAATE accreditation. The successful candidate will assist the Program Director with student recruitment, retention and ensuring that students graduate with the requisite skills to pass the Board of Certification examination and become certified athletic trainers. The Clinical Education Director will teach courses within the Master of Science in Athletic Training program, maintain a research agenda, participate in a variety of service opportunities and other duties as assigned.

The University of Mississippi is a member of the Southeastern Conference and included in the elite group of Doctoral Universities – R1, or Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Over the last 12 years, University of Mississippi has been continuously recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The School of Applied Sciences, located on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, MS (, is an inclusive home to approximately 150 faculty and staff, over 2,600 students, six academic departments, three centers and an institute. The School currently serves 10 undergraduate, 10 master’s and four doctoral programs (

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established. Applicants must apply online at and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae and contact information of five professional references, no paper copies will be accepted. Official transcripts must be received prior to hire. The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA / Minorities / Females / Vet / Disability / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Title VI / Title VII / Title IX/504 / ADA / ADEA employer.

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