The School of Health Sciences seeks a highly motivated and collaborative individual to assume the responsibilities of Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Coordinator of Clinical Education and Internships for a Fall 2020 appointment. More senior rank will be considered based on experience and other credentials.
The Coordinator of Clinical Education and Internships for the School of Health Sciences is responsible for oversight of the clinical education of the CAATE accredited Masters of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) as well as for internship coordination of a CAAHEP accredited Exercise Science Program and Fitness Management Program. Responsibilities of the position include:
Preceptors/Supervisors recruitment, selection, and evaluation
Student assignments to clinical experiences and internships
Site evaluations - including site visits
Regular communication with preceptors and supervisors
Professional development of preceptors and supervisors
Procurement of new Clinical and Internship sites
Attaining and maintaining the Athletic Training Program as a Board of Certification (BOC) Approve Provider
Teaching responsibilities include core athletic training courses within the candidate's area of expertise and the exercise science internship courses, and additional teaching assignments where expertise aligns with program needs. We are especially interested in applicants with interest in interprofessional education.
Successful candidates will demonstrate an avid interest in utilizing a project-focused approach to teaching. Our growing undergraduate and graduate programs are looking to enhance and diversify offerings. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both within and beyond program specific needs to shape the on-going development of the curricula offered within the School of Health Sciences. We are specifically looking for faculty who appreciate the value diverse students bring to a campus community and are eager to help foster an inclusive campus environment. Faculty members who represent the increasing diversity of our student body are encouraged to apply.
Faculty in all disciplines at Lasell may have the opportunity to teach in our Honors Program as well as the Core Curriculum, which could include teaching First Year Seminar, a Knowledge Perspective course in one of four areas, a sophomore multidisciplinary course, or a section of the junior Ethics Experience. See http://www.lasell.edu/academics/academic-catalog/undergraduate-catalog/core-curriculum.html. Interest in intergenerational issues is also welcome, as this is a focus throughout the College. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm in teaching and student advocacy; commitment to productivity and professional development; and active participation in department and college service that includes but is not limited to faculty standing committee work and academic advising.
Qualifications: BOC certified and eligible for licensure in Massachusetts required. Terminal degree in the health professions or related field. ABD will also be considered. Prior college teaching and administrative experience preferred. Certification through NSCA or ACSM preferred.
Given Lasell's commitment to fostering an intellectually enriching and inclusive educational environment, our expectation is that the successful candidate will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in leading, managing, and advising employees and students who are broadly diverse with regard to various aspects of identity, such as race, ethnicity, ability status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, nationality, and religion. Lasell University offers a competitive salary and benefits package for eligible employees. This includes but is not limited to outstanding time off benefits, health, dental and vision insurance, a 403B with a matching contribution after one year of service, tuition benefits and more.
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a philosophy of teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and the information of three (3) references using the forms below.
Review of candidates' submitted materials begin immediately; applications are accepted until the position is filled.
Lasell Univeristy is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.
About Lasell University
An innovator in education for over 150 years, Lasell University today is a comprehensive coeducational university offering professionally oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs. Our 50-acre campus is located in suburban Newton, Massachusetts-within eight miles of downtown Boston at the heart of the Route 128 high-tech corridor.
We are known for helping students make the connection between classroom lessons and real life through hands-on activities such as internships, practicum, service learning, and meaningful projects.