Faculty Hire Number: #23-09
Rank: Assistant Professor
Effective Date of Appointment: August 23, 2023 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Salary scale: $5,405 - $11,994
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.
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About the College:
For more information about the College of Health and Human Development, see: https://www.csun.edu/health-human-development
About the Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training and Department:
The extensive curriculum of the Master of Science in Athletic Training (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.
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.
For more information about the Department of Kinesiology, see: https://www.csun.edu/health-human-development/kinesiology
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.
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 workload is 12 units per semester; 3 units of workload will be provided for administrative duties each 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, 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.
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 2020, CSUN enrolls ~40,000 students, where 56% are Latinx, 20.8% are White, 9.3% are Asian American, 4.8% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.1% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.
- A terminal degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, 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 in-person and/or online.
- Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing with the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC).
- Evidence of clinical practice as an athletic trainer.
- 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.
- Evidence of providing leadership or potential to provide leadership as the Clinical Education Coordinator in an athletic training program.
- Experience working with the CAATE standards.
Screening of applications will begin November 11, 2022. 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 submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
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 in the section below. 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 separate paragraph outlining experience in multicultural settings and involvement, or ideas for meeting the needs of a diverse student body should be included. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, 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.
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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.
As a condition of employment, all employees need to certify vaccination status by attesting they are fully vaccinated, need a medical exemption, need a religious exemption, or are not working on campus. You can obtain more information about or access the full vaccination policy here.
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 on the basis of 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 Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Kinesiology office at 818-677-3205.