Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, Athletic Training

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Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, Athletic Training


The Athletic Training Program in the Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor (non-tenure track) to start in June of 2023 and no later than July 1, 2023. 


The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area.  UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth, UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.


The successful candidate's primary responsibilities will be to serve as a core faculty member in the Athletic Training program in the Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance. 


Duties: This position involves teaching graduate athletic training coursework and/or other courses assigned by the Dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences. The candidate will engage in clinical scholarly activity, advising/mentoring of students, institutional and professional service, and work with other university departments to recruit students for the graduate Athletic Training program. Additional opportunities may include assistance with the oversight of the clinical education portion of the program. Additionally, the candidate will facilitate relationships with colleagues within the university and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and international levels and commit to advancing diversity and inclusion.



This position requires a doctorate in Athletic Training, Human Performance, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution. Board of Certification (BOC) Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing and eligibility for FL State Licensure, and an NPI number are required along with a minimum of 7 years contemporary experience in clinical athletic training practice and collegiate teaching experience in the areas of athletic training, emergency medical response, and related fields at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Additional requirements include emergency medical response instructor certification; familiarity with CAATE standards and processes; supervision and evaluation of athletic training students; ability to work in a collaborative faculty environment; involvement with professional organizations; and excellent communication and writing skills.


Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  


For further details, and to apply, please visit our website at

Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluation and Name and Contact Information of Reference Providers.


The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning.  The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.


The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers rigorous, high quality curricula in biology, marine science, environmental studies, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, forensic science, exercise science, public health, allied health, sport management and nursing; all designed to prepare students for challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Our faculty are excellent teachers, both in the classroom and working with students on an individual basis. UT has invested heavily in the development of our college's teaching and research facilities and laboratories. Our college continually fosters relationships with organizations in the greater Tampa Bay area and elsewhere to provide students with the opportunity to pursue an internship, volunteer, or interact with professionals working in their chosen field. Each department also offers study abroad courses that students can take for credit toward their degree. For more information, see:


The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.