The Department of Kinesiology at Mississippi State University (MSU) invites applications for a Graduate Research Assistantship at the Doctoral level.

The Research Assistant will assist in coordinating research funded by the National Institutes of Health on Physical Activity Assessment for Adults with Down Syndrome. 

Benefits of the assistantship include: full tuition waiver; stipend for the full year; coverage of costs associated with conference travel; and a lot of learning!

The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in Kinesiology or related field; research interest in physical activity for persons with disabilities; and strong communication and writing skills. Candidates must apply and be accepted into the Ph.D. program in Exercise Science.

 

Interested individuals should send CV and a Statement of Interest (1 page) to Dr. Stamatis Agiovlasitis at: sa609@msstate.edu. Following direct contact with Dr. Agiovlasitis, applicants must also apply for entry into the Ph.D. program.  Start date is January 2021.  Review of applications will commence immediately.

 

Information about the Ph.D. program can be found at: http://www.kinesiology.msstate.edu/phd/exercisescience.php

Preparation of Leadership Personnel in Adapted Physical Activity

East Carolina University, in collaboration with eight universities throughout the United States, has been selected to receive funding from the Office of Special Education, U.S. Department of Education to train doctoral students in the area of adapted physical activity.

This funding will support tuition, stipends, and conference travel funds for doctoral students from 2019 to 2024. Doctoral scholars will have the opportunity to participate in a nation-wide, multi-site consortium focused on doctoral training in adapted physical activity.

Project

Training Leaders to Improve Education and Health Outcomes of Individuals with High-Intensity Needs: A Multi-institution Mentorship Consortium.

Postdoctoral position for managing the multi-institution APA mentorship consortium at East Carolina University

The postdoctoral scholar is responsible for managing the Multi-institution APA Mentorship Consortium (MAMC) funded by US Department of Education and independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of adapted physical activity.
 
Responsibilities include management of all aspects of MAMC including but not limited to
(a) collect, prepare and submit scholar data,
(b) collect and prepare progress reports, and other reports required by funding agency,
(c) organize enrichment program (e.g. online seminar, summer institute, exchange program),
(d) manage online platform to disseminate the activities of MAMC,
(e) communicate with all subcontract institutions,
(f) assist faculty for mentoring doctoral scholars supported by this project,
(g) initiate independent research,
(h) collaborate and support research projects within MAMC, and
(i) provide instruction if needed.
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