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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Athletic Training)

Assistant Professor
20 Sep 2018
20 Sep 2018
Long Beach, California
United States
California State University, Long Beach

Brief Job Description

College of Health and Human Services
Department of Kinesiology 
Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Athletic Training)

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


•Ph.D or Ed.D in Kinesiology or Exercise Science or closely related field with expertise in athletic training and exercise science 
•Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019.
•BOC Certified Athletic Trainer (in good standing). 
•Evidence of athletic training clinical / practical experience.
•Demonstrated potential for teaching, research and other scholarly and creative activities.
•Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


•Evidence of successful undergraduate and/or graduate teaching in athletic training 
•Knowledge of CAATE standards and athletic training education curriculum
•Focused research agenda with a record of research publications/presentations.
•Potential to develop/obtain grants and external funding.
•Evidence of ability to work with diverse colleagues in a department, college, and university collaboratively, effectively, and successfully.
•Evidence of professional and leadership activities.


•Teach undergraduate and graduate classes in athletic training for the CAATE accredited program.
•Develop and revise curriculum in Athletic Training to reflect contemporary disciplinary discovery and trends. 
•Work collaboratively with the Program Director and faculty for accreditation compliance, program management, curriculum development, and advancement of the professional degree program.
•Conduct and publish research, scholarly and creative activities in area of expertise.
•Promote and direct undergraduate research.
•Supervise graduate student research and theses, projects and/or comprehensive examinations.
•Participate in service to the department, college, university, and profession or community.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:


•A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
•Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications 
•CV (including current email address)
•Three to five current references or letters of recommendation
•Evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student evaluations, peer evaluations or performance reviews.
•Evidence of professional activity, research and publications such as copies of journal articles, conference presentations or other publications.
•Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
•Current copy of BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
•Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three to five current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to: 

Mimi Nakajima, Ed.D., ATC
Director, Athletic Training
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Kinesiology 
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-4901

(562) 985-4051 or


Review of applications to begin October 17, 2018 
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).


A background check (including a criminal record check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, and age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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