The Gannon University Masters in Athletic Training (MAT) Program located at the Erie, Pennsylvania campus seeks a core faculty member to serve as the Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCE). This full-time, 12-month position begins June 1, 2021. Candidates qualified for a tenure track, Assistant Professor position with contemporary expertise in evaluation, mental health/behavioral considerations, and performance-enhancing techniques are preferred. Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Gannon University faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in service. The CCE works closely with the Program Director to support administrative and instructional functions of the program and must fulfill all responsibilities of the CCE defined by the accrediting body, CAATE. These responsibilities include but are not limited to recruitment and maintenance of clinical sites; supervision of clinical sites; training and evaluation of clinical preceptors; and supervision and evaluation of students enrolled in clinical rotations. Release time is provided to support the administrative functions of this position.
Requirements for a tenure track appointment include an earned terminal degree (e.g. PhD, EdD DHSc, etc. by fall 2021) in health science or a related field. Individuals without a terminal degree will be considered for a teaching track appointment at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor; a minimum of a masters degree or higher is required for a teaching track appointment. Additional requirements include five (5) years of experience as a certified athletic trainer in good standing with the Board of Certification; an active Pennsylvania Athletic Training license in good standing or eligibility to obtain licensure in Pennsylvania; evidence of teaching effectiveness in higher education; effective interpersonal and written and oral communication skills; and an ability to be an effective team member. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
Gannon University is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie. Erie is a regional tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are located within a two-hour drive from campus. The Masters in Athletic Training program is housed within the School of Rehabilitative Sciences in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences. Learn more about the college on our website.
Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references with application to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/5564. Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon University visit www.gannon.edu.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.