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Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Kinesiology - Ed 10014394
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University ( is world renowned for research, teaching, and outreach in pediatric kinesiology. Housed in the College of Education, the department serves approximately 1,400 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students.

Description of duties 

  • Teach in all modes of delivery and at the undergraduate and graduate level in areas of expertise and department curricular need, with particular focus on the professional Master's of Athletic Training program.
  • Recruit, advise, and mentor graduate students in the professional Master's of Athletic Training program.
  • Perform activities required to maintain CAATE accreditation.
  • Perform service as appropriate to the department, college, university, profession, and community.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

We are seeking a Fixed-Term Instructor or Fixed-Term Assistant professor in Athletic Training.  If chosen as an Assistant Professor, a doctorate degree (or equivalent terminal degree) will be required.  If chosen as an Instructor, a master's degree will be required for the position.

Advanced degree in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Health Administration or equivalent program (i.e., Public Health, Sport Science, Health Leadership). Applicants must be a Board Certified (BOC) Athletic Training and be able to obtain athletic training licensure in the state of Michigan. The successful candidate must have experience teaching in a CAATE accredited Athletic Training program.


Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience as a Coordinator of Clinical Education.
  • Knowledge of CAATE accreditation practice and policies.
  • Evidence of effective graduate student mentoring.
  • Clinical practice experience.

Required Application Materials

Applications should be submitted via CAREERS@MSU (

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, teaching philosophy, diversity, equity and inclusion statement, curriculum vitae that includes names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of 3 references

Together-we-will Statement

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Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on Dec. 9, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Department Statement

The Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University is one of the oldest in the United States, first established as the Department of Physical Culture in 1899. Today, kinesiology is one of the largest undergraduate majors on campus and our doctoral program is ranked among the top 25 in the Evaluation of Doctoral Programs in Kinesiology conducted by the National Academy of Kinesiology. All major areas of kinesiology are represented within the Department, including exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, motor control and learning, biomechanics, and athletic training. The Department is characterized by a strong focus on student success, a vibrant research culture, and a friendly, collegial, and family-friendly atmosphere.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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