Aurora University

Athletic Training Faculty Position

Aurora University seeks talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.

ATHLETIC TRAINING: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

(Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.)

The School of Education and Human Performance at Aurora University is currently seeking applicants for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Athletic Training.  The start date for the position is August 17, 2020.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will be teaching within the university’s dynamic and highly respected CAATE-accredited graduate athletic training program and exercise science program. Primary responsibilities also include active engagement in scholarship, institutional service, professional activity, student mentorship, program assessment, and assisting in the maintenance of CAATE standards.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in athletic training, health-related field, or education from an accredited college or university, must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Board of Certification (BOC) athletic trainer in good standing, and must hold or be eligible for state of Illinois licensure as an athletic trainer. Preferred candidates will have teaching experience and/or experience serving as a preceptor in a CAATE athletic training program. Applicants should show excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level in athletic training and/or related fields.

Questions regarding the faculty position should be directed to Dr. Sarah Radtke, Professor and Program Director for Athletic Training and Exercise Science. (

All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed.

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.