Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Training

School/Division: School of Health Professions and Human Services
Office: Allied Health and Kinesiology
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Description: Hofstra University’s School of Health Professions and Human Services, Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology, invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track line at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Master of Science in Athletic Training Program. Hofstra’s entry-level Master of Science in Athletic Training Program is part of our growing programs in the Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology, which include professional preparation programs in Physical Therapy, Sport Science, Occupational Therapy, and Exercise Physiology. Hofstra University has granted undergraduate degrees in Athletic Training for over 25 years and will now offer a new MS in Athletic Training Program. This faculty appointment begins on September 1, 2022.

The School of Health Professions and Human Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.
Qualifications: Candidates for the Assistant or Associate Professor position must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical athletic training experience. Contemporary expertise in the field of athletic training is required; related expertise to the application of therapeutic interventions through the lifespan is favored. Demonstrated experience in athletic training teaching is required, and expertise in athletic training program administration is considered an asset. Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of teaching excellence, scholarly activity, mentoring students, and working with interdisciplinary groups.

Candidates should also possess the following:

• Certified Athletic Trainer (in good standing with the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers) with earned doctoral degree or doctoral degree in progress (PhD, EdD, DAT, DHS, or ScD preferred).
• Possession of current New York State licensure as an Athletic Trainer, or possession of other state athletic training credential with eligibility for New York State licensure, and in good standing with the state regulatory agency.
• Demonstrated teaching experience
• Demonstrated administrative experience related to athletic training practice.
• Demonstrated experience with advising and mentoring students.
• Demonstrated evidence of scholarship.


The successful candidate will instruct graduate students in the MS in Athletic Training program and related undergraduate programs. The candidate will mentor and advise
students and assist with the administration of the program through assessment of program outcomes and coordination of research/laboratory activity. Also, the candidate will maintain an active, collaborative research agenda, and actively participate in and contribute to Department and University committees and services. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three letters of recommendation from references that can speak about administrative performance,
teaching, and professional accomplishments via email to Dr. Jayne Ellinger at Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.

The Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology believes that a diverse faculty, reflective of our student body and local communities, is a more informed faculty, better equipped to pursue meaningful scholarship and to educate and prepare students for working, leading and engaging with a multicultural, global society.
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 09/28/2021
Posting Number: 243150

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.