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University of Utah Instructor / Assistant / Associate or Professor (Clinical) DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Instructor / Assistant / Associate or Professor (Clinical) DOQ

Department 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training

City Salt Lake City, UT


New Position to Begin


The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training is seeking an experienced and established faculty candidate for their CAATE accredited Athletic Training program. The position is a full-time career-line (clinical) faculty, serving as Coordinator of Clinical Education, at a rank commensurate with academic and clinical experience.

Primary Responsibilities

•Manage clinical education within the Athletic Training program, which may include:

oManaging and evolving student competences and skills assessed at clinical education experiences.

oCollecting and analyzing data associated with clinical education, including student and preceptor evaluations.

oManaging preceptor training and evaluations.

oAssigning students to clinical education experiences and managing clinical sites.

oManaging student learning in the part-time on-campus Athletic Training Clinic.

•Teach within the Athletic Training program, based on area of expertise.

•Perform service, as appropriate, to the department, college, university, profession, and community.


Candidates must have earned a relevant master degree prior to the start of their appointment, possess certification from the Board of Certification ( BOC ) for the Athletic Trainer, be eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer in the State of Utah, have a National Provider Identification ( NPI ) number, and at least 3 years of clinical athletic training experience. Preferred qualification will be an earned doctorate (academic, PhD/EdD, or clinical, DAT ) or residency trained, and at least 2 years of teaching experience in a CAATE accredited program.


The Athletic Training Program is housed within the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training and the Department is located within the College of Health, one of 5 units within University of Utah Health (Colleges of Health and Pharmacy, Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Dentistry. University of Utah Health is the major educational, research and referral facility serving the medical needs of Utah and the Intermountain West. The University of Utah is a member institution of the PAC -12 and is classified as one of 151 Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive and has consistently been ranked amongst the top 25 public research universities in the nation.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the majestic Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains. There is easy access to world-class skiing resorts, as well as hiking, biking, camping, and exploring in nearby canyons and in the spectacular red-rock country of southern Utah. Salt Lake City also offers professional symphony, ballet, modern dance, opera and theater performances, art galleries, world-class restaurants and professional sports.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

Application Process and Materials

The position opens June 14, 2019, and will remain open until a qualified applicant is identified. Rank and salary are dependent upon experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The expected start date for the position is fall semester 2019, but can be negotiated.

Individuals interested in the faculty position should apply through the University of Utah HR, posting PRN02263F here:

Materials needed include:

•A curriculum vitae

•A personal statement outlining their vision for clinical education in a graduate professional program.

•Three letters of reference. Mail or email the letters of reference to:

Justin H. Rigby, PhD, LAT , ATC

Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

University of Utah

1860 E 250 S HPR -E, Rm 208

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 06/05/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02263F

Type Faculty

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