Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), FSU’s Athletic Training bachelor’s degree program specializes in graduating students who are skilled in prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to athletes and others involved in physical activity. Courses are required in physical and biological sciences, as well as courses specifically designed for athletic training. This hands-on program prepares students with skills and medical knowledge to pass the Board of Certification examination to become certified as athletic trainers. FSU’s well-equipped facilities include a new training clinic with the latest therapeutic equipment, such as an underwater treadmill.
Responsibilities: Serve as Clinical Education Coordinator for FSU’s CAATE-accredited Athletic Training Program, with responsibility for all aspects of the clinical education component of the Athletic Training major. Duties include, but are not limited to, course instruction in Athletic Training, clinical education placement at affiliated sites, coordination of specific aspects of the Program to satisfy CAATE accreditation standards, supervision of athletic training student clinical academic advising, and instruction in other courses as needed in the department. Faculty members at FSU are expected to actively participate in the University’s student-learning-assessment program. Duties also will include professional development activities and service to the department, College of Education, and community.
Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university in Athletic Training, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Education and Administration, or closely related field required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. ABD candidates with a firm completion date may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Current NATABOC certification and experience/familiarity with a CAATE-accredited program. Maryland Athletic Training licensure or eligibility. Previous teaching experience.