Assistant Professor - MSAT Clinical Education Coordinator - Department of Kinesiology 24-40

  • California State University, Northridge
  • Northridge, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 29, 2023
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description


Assistant Professor - MSAT Clinical Education Coordinator - Department of Kinesiology 24-40

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement

Department: Kinesiology

Faculty Hire Number: #24-40

Rank: Assistant Professor

Effective Date of Appointment: August 21, 2024 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Salary Scale: $85,500 to $90,000 (Dependent upon qualifications)

CSUN's Commitment to You:

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation, and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2022, CSUN enrolls ~38,000 students, where 57.3% are Latinx, 19.8% are White, 9.2% are Asian-American, 4.9% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.2% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.

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About the College:

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About the Master of Science in Athletic Training in the Department Kinesiology:

The Department of Kinesiology offers a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited Master of Science degree in Athletic Training (MSAT). The extensive curriculum of the MSAT program prepares students to be equitable and inclusive health care providers who will provide high quality care in multiple employment settings. The MSAT is a 2-year, 6-semester, 64-unit degree program. We have a diversity of clinical sites throughout Los Angeles and Ventura counties that include 4-year institutions, community colleges, high schools, rehabilitation clinics and hospitals. The diversity of students enrolled in the MSAT mirror CSUN's demographics, with most students being first generation college students and from a diversity of races/ethnicities.

About the Department:

The Department of Kinesiology at CSUN is at the forefront in the study of human movement. We offer a comprehensive education toward the Bachelor and Master of Science degrees with the newest and most comprehensive facilities in the CSU system.

The department is a community that educates and inspires its students to understand and appreciate human movement for personal expression and wellness throughout the lifespan. In doing so, students and faculty work together to improve the quality of life for them and their community; the department values and respects the spectrum of human diversity. An integrated approach to the teaching, learning, and application of human movement provides opportunities and experiences to achieve the department's student learning outcomes.

The diversity of courses within our core curriculum prepares the student for study leading to expertise in one of five areas of focus for academic options. These options are Applied Fitness, Dance, Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sports Studies. The Department of Kinesiology also offers two Master of Science Degrees: 1) Kinesiology with areas of study in Adapted Physical Activity, Biomechanics, Dance, Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, Pedagogy in Physical Education, and Sport Studies; and 2) Master of Science in Athletic Training.

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The Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in the role of Clinical Education Coordinator at the rank of Assistant Professor with a nine-month academic year appointment beginning Fall 2024.

The successful candidate will teach Athletic Training and Kinesiology courses as well as maintain an active program of scholarly research and publication. The typical teaching load is 12 units per semester, and 3 of the 12 units will be provided for administrative duties per semester. Teaching on weekdays, evenings, weekends and on-line may be required and have research interests in supporting athletic training to advance profession.

In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, participation in assessment of student learning, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable academic outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

  • A terminal degree in athletic training or a related discipline from an accredited institution. Degree at the time of application or official notification of the terminal degree by date of appointment is required.
  • College or University-level teaching experience, both in-person and online.
  • Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing with the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC).
  • Previous clinical experience as an athletic trainer (volunteer, part-time, or full-time).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of effective engagement OR potential to engage with a diverse student body.
  • Experience using culturally responsive pedagogy that leads to equitable outcomes for all students
  • Experience creating a student-centered learning environment.
  • Research/Lab experience that includes working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience adopting inclusive approaches to mentoring.
  • Previous experience as a clinical education coordinator in a CAATE accredited program.
  • Experience working with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Program (CAATE) standards.

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin December 4, 2023 Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:

Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To apply and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (reverse chronological order), teaching philosophy with diversity statement, and names and contact information of three professional references as directed to the website in the section above. The teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum) includes a statement on diversity that conveys a vision for effectively teaching and mentoring students from a wide range of cultural and educational backgrounds. A paragraph outlining experience in multicultural settings and involvement, or ideas for meeting the needs of a diverse student body should be included. In later stages of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide additional materials, including a verification of terminal degree, licenses and/or certificates to the website in the section above.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

General Information:

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line here. Print copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office for Faculty Affairs, and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The person holding this position may be 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 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) 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.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Nondiscrimination Policy. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the search committee chair, Dr. KyungMo Han at

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