Faculty, Athletic Training

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Athletic Training/Kinesiology

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Faculty, Athletic Training


Athletic Training


College of Health Professions

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Macon, GA

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The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a full-time faculty member in the Master of Athletic Training program. This is a 12-month position, tenure-track faculty position in a progressive and innovative College that emphasizes evidence-based and integrative approaches to healthcare and collaboration with the other programs in the College (Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Public Health, Clinical Psychology, and Kinesiology).

Responsibilities include graduate student classroom instruction; graduate student advisement and mentoring; committee involvement; professional organization engagement; and scholarly activities to include grants, publications, and presentations.  The ideal candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching and a strong research orientation with potential for extramural support. As a faculty member at Mercer University, you can expect to be immersed into a community of scholars who are committed to fostering diversity and inclusive excellence.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, DAT) in athletic training or related field (kinesiology, exercise science, or exercise physiology) from an accredited University/College; ABD considered for instructor rank.  Candidates must be certified and in good standing with the Board of Certification and be eligible for a license to practice as an athletic trainer in Georgia.  Prior teaching experience, familiarity with CAATE accreditation, and a record of peer-reviewed scholarly activity preferred. 

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, Description of Research Agenda, and List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position will be a 12-month appointment based at Mercer University‚Äôs campus in Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta.  More information can be found at http://www.mercer.edu/

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Bill Holcomb, holcomb_wr@mercer.edu or 478.301.5530.

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, description of research agenda, and the names and contact information for three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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