View Full Version : Research Assistant Position in Sports Medicine

05-18-2006, 01:34 AM
This message was originally posted in January. Since we have been
unable to fill the postion, we would like to annouce that we still have
an opening for a graduate research position in Sports Medicine at the
University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). Applicants would work toward a
Master of Science in Physiology of Exercise with thesis and research
work in the area of sports medicine. Position will serve as a graduate
student in the collaborative research team comprised of UTA faculty,
Medical Center of Arlington (MCA) Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Center, and Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine and
Orthopedics (TMI). Specific responsibilities are dependent upon
qualification and may include but are not limited to: work with
orthopedist, certified athletic trainers, and physical therapists in
clinical, surgical, and professional team setting; conduct literature
searches and assist in data collection and management; help coordinate
ACL injury prevention program; assist in preparation of research
presentations and manuscripts; and assist in supervision of athletic
training students from an accredited undergraduate program in athletic
training. This is a 12-month appointment (preferred start date June
2006). Graduate research assistantship is a 2 year position with a
$12,000/yr stipend. The recipient will be responsible for tuition and
fees in accordance with University policies. All graduate research
assistants are subject to in-state tuition rates. Position is
competitive and will require on-site interview.

1. Bachelor's degree in exercise science related field with courses
in strength and conditioning and/or applied biomechanics.
2. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification or
NATA certification preferred but not required.

The University of Texas at Arlington
Department of Kinesiology
Box 19259
Arlington, TX 76019
(817) 272-3288 - phone
(817) 272-3233 - fax

Dr. Mark Ricard
Graduate Program Director
The University of Texas at Arlington
Department of Kinesiology
Box 19259
Arlington, TX 76019

Email: ricard@uta.edu
Phone (817) 272-0764
Fax: (817) 272-3233
Website: http://www3.uta.edu/faculty/ricard/