Athletic Training Fellow

Duke Health | Durham, NC, United States

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Posted Date 5/06/2022


Working Title: Athletic Training Fellow

Position Summary

Duke University Athletic Medicine Department is seeking qualified applicants for the Certified Athletic Training Fellow positions (2) for 2022-2023. Sport assignment is primarily with Olympic sports, with opportunities for other sport coverage at special events, and according to candidate interest.

Positions are for Certified Athletic Trainers looking to gain additional clinical experience working with Division 1 Olympic sports programs.

This 12-month Fellowship includes hourly pay (no benefits), state licensure fees, NATA membership fees, and liability insurance. There will also be opportunities working summer camps and other outside events throughout the year. Start dates are flexible, but ideally candidates will be able to begin in June 2021. Please note this is not a Graduate Assistantship, and there is no tuition waiver for graduate classes.


· Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization or Master’s degree are requirements.

· Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).

· Fulfill requirements to apply for State Licensure with the NC Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners.

· Familiarity with NCAA governing rules.

Primary job responsibilities include assisting and collaborating with the Athletic Medicine staff and team physicians to deliver medical care to the Duke University Olympic sport teams. Fellows will also assist in the supervision of athletic training students and student workers, and have other administrative tasks as delegated by Athletic Medicine staff. There will be many educational opportunities including weekly seminars within the Duke Health system, regular staff meetings/continuing education, participation in injury prevention analytics & research, observation of team physicians/allied health care professionals, and surgical observation.

Applicants should be BOC certified or certification eligible by their start date, as well as maintaining current CPR/AED/First Aid Certifications. Applicants should also be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina.

How to Apply:

Interested Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references online at for Requisition Number 172368.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Minimum Qualifications


Work requires analytical, communication and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree program.



Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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