Director of Athletic Medicine

Princeton University | Princeton, NJ

Permanent Position


Princeton is a world-renowned research university with a vibrant community of scholarship, research, and teaching that seeks to live up to its informal motto, “In the Nation’s Service and the Service of Humanity.” The University has a profound commitment to undergraduate education with a low student-to-faculty ratio and a curriculum that emphasizes learning, creativity, innovation, and collaboration with a program of liberal arts in the humanities, arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. Princeton similarly has a strong commitment to graduate education where students become part of a community of scholars in one of the world's leading universities. Each year, faculty members receive numerous national and international honors recognizing their scholarship and research. The current faculty includes 10 Nobel laureates.


Princeton University seeks an innovative student-centered leader with a reputation for outstanding clinical care to serve as Director of Athletic Medicine.  This is an opportunity to lead and shape a vital, multidisciplinary service, committed to a holistic approach to the health and well-being of all levels of student-athlete at an NCAA Division I institution. The Director of Athletic Medicine will be a change agent with a vision for better integrating and aligning the interests of University Health Services and Athletics. The Director will have the opportunity to build relationships with student- athletes, athletic trainers, coaches, and stakeholders across the University who share a dedication to the thriving of students and the wider Princeton community.


Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, the Director of Athletic Medicine will serve as a medical consultant and clinical educator for the athletic training staff and provide supervision and oversight to two sports medicine fellows during their rotations at Princeton. S/he/they will oversee Athletic Medicine Services and lead a strong, multidisciplinary team comprised of physicians, athletic training and physical therapy staff, a clinical services associate (RN) and a clinical sports dietitian.

Director of Athletic Medicine

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For additional information, please contact Lida Junghans, PhD at or 781.305.2947. All contact with our office will remain confidential.

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