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How to Apply

For full consideration, interested candidates should submit the following materials electronically through Interfolio:  http://apply.interfolio.com/58463 by January 15, 2019. 

The below materials should be consolidated into 1 (one) PDF document before uploading to Interfolio.  

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement (up to 2 pages)
  • Teaching statement (1 page)
  • Up to three examples of research publications
  • Full names and email addresses for at least three references

Review of applications will begin December 15th and continue until the position is filled. Nominations, applications, and expressions of interest will be held in confidence, and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.

Should you require support related to your system application experience, please visit this link or: Contact us at help@interfolio.com or (877) 997-8807, 9–6 Eastern Time M–F

For questions about the position, please contact Search Committee Chair: Riann Palmieri-Smith (riannp@umich.edu or 734-615-3154) 

Job Summary

The School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, one of the highest ranked public universities in the nation and one of the world’s preeminent research institutions, invites applications and nominations for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Candidates will be expected to maintain a robust, ongoing research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and have research expertise appropriate for the effective mentoring of trainees at the undergraduate, doctoral and post-doctoral levels in the area of athletic training.  Successful candidates will be expected to maintain extramural funding for an active research program at the University of Michigan.

The School of Kinesiology (www.kines.umich.edu) is one of 19 independent academic units and one of seven health science schools and colleges within the University of Michigan. The School is led by a Dean, and has 28 tenure-line faculty and approximately 1000 students.

The University of Michigan is home to 260 degree programs and Kinesiology is one of 103 graduate programs rated in the top 10 and provides unparalleled opportunity for collaboration. Collaborative opportunities exist both within the School of Kinesiology and with other units across campus. In addition to the many exciting achievements within the School of Kinesiology, the School has a strong record of successful partnering with other academic units in the University - consistent with the culture of the University of Michigan that places significant value on innovation across disciplines. Faculty members are encouraged to collaborate with experts across campus to work on important, interdisciplinary and ground-breaking projects.

Required Qualifications*

A PhD is required and postdoctoral training is highly desirable.  BOC certification and eligibility for Michigan Athletic Training licensure is required.  Individuals with training and expertise in basic, clinical or translational research related to Sports Medicine or a related field are encouraged to apply.

At the Assistant Professor level, the successful candidate will have demonstrated the potential for the following: 1) to  secure extramural research funding, 2) to mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and 3) to teach courses in the undergraduate/entry-level master’s athletic training program and graduate courses in their area of expertise. 

At the rank of Associate Professor, the successful candidate will also have demonstrated a consistent and ongoing record of securing extramural research funding, and will have experience and skill in providing leadership that will advance the scholarly excellence of the Athletic Training Program (http://www.kines.umich.edu/academics) and the School of Kinesiology. 

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Associate / Assistant Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate's qualifications.

Additional Information

The School of Kinesiology seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.