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Assistant Professor

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Position Title Assistant Professor
Posting Number F1700191
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

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Position Summary

The University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP), Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (ENS) is recruiting for a state funded, 10-month, Tenure Track Assistant Professor rank to join the Athletic Training Education Program.

The successful candidate will develop and contribute to independent and collaborative research, undergraduate and graduate student teaching, and service in the Athletic Training Education Program within ENS. Specific responsibilities include:
1. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate required athletic training courses consistent with the department needs.
2. Collaborate with athletic training faculty in developing programmatic framework and continual program assessment.
3. Work with current ENS faculty on existing and new research projects.
4. Perform service to the department, school, university, and profession consistent with the mission of the School of
Public Health and Health Professions.
5. Supervise graduate students enrolled in supervised teaching and graduate teaching assistants.

The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) offers programs at every degree level and is the home to five departments; biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes health-related professions as an integral component of the public health educational and research system. Faculty and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities and individuals. The SPHHP is located on the South Campus of University at Buffalo. For more information about the school, visit sphhp.buffalo.edu.

UB provides a rich environment for collaborative and trans disciplinary research with faculty within the SPHHP and at other schools located in the Academic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing). Collaborative opportunities also exist with Roswell Park Cancer Institute, The New York Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, the UB Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Women’s Health Initiative, the Office of Global Health Initiatives and the UB Institute on Research in Energy, Environment and Water (RENEW). Other department strengths include cardiovascular disease, women’s health, nutrition, physical activity, and biomechanics. UB, dedicated to academic excellence, is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and is the leading public research university in New York State, offering more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The University is in a period of unprecedented growth.

Western New York is among the most beautiful and most welcoming regions in the country. Known locally as the “City of Good Neighbors”, Buffalo has been named as one of the best cities in the US to live in; for more information about the city and the region, please see https://sphhp.buffalo.edu/home/admissions/visiting/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html.

For more information about the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, please see http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/exercise-and-nutrition-sciences.html. For more information about the position, please contact search committee chair: Dr. David Hostler, Chair and Professor, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, dhostler@buffalo.edu, (716) 829-6795.

Postdoctoral research experience is strongly preferred. A record of achievement in research with publications in high quality journals is expected. Expertise in clinical outcomes research is particularly desired.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned PhD or equivalent in a field related to exercise science or athletic training;
Two or more years as an athletic trainer;
Two or more years of teaching experience;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Contemporary expertise in athletic training;
Certified and in good standing with the Board of Certification (BOC);
Licensed and/or ability to achieve licensure in NYS;
Previous clinical practice in athletic training

Preferred Qualifications

Clinical practice area of specialization
Expertise in biomechanics or kinesiology

Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus South Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Contact Information

Contact's Name David Hostler
Contact's Title Chair of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Contact's Email dhostler@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-829-6795

Posting Dates

Posted 12/11/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 08/27/2018

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Contact Information for References
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