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koconnor99
10-10-2007, 02:03 AM
The Department of Human Movement Sciences (College of Health Sciences)
at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is seeking motivated graduate
students for our M.S. Kinesiology and Ph.D. in Health Sciences programs.
These multidisciplinary programs provide instruction and research
opportunities for students interested in studying the biopsychosocial
aspects of human movement from the perspective of five sub-disciplines
represented by faculty in the program (Biomechanics, Exercise
Physiology, Motor Behavior, Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Sociology
of Physical Activity. Selected active research in the areas of
biomechanics and motor control include the mechanics of lower extremity
injuries, development of new motion capture technologies, emergence of
leg control in infants, cortical role in visuomotor coupling, and
age-related control of balance and force regulation.

Department of Human Movement Sciences and MS Kinesiology program
information, including admissions criteria, can be found at
http://www4.uwm.edu/chs/academics/graduate/hmsgraduate/ . Please
direct MS Kinesiology questions to Dr. Barbara Hart (414.229.5678 or
hart@uwm.edu ).

The College of Health Sciences PhD program information can be found at
http://cfprod.imt.uwm.edu/chs/academics/doctoral/hs_phd/ . Please
direct PhD program questions to Ms. Linda Miller (414.229.3226,
ljm@uwm.edu ).

Graduate teaching assistant (GTA) positions are available in a number
of areas (outlined in more detail below). For full consideration for a
GTA appointment, materials must be received by January 15, 2008 . A
limited number of fellowships and free standing awards ($5k-$20k) may be
available to outstanding students as a stipend supplement. Additionally,
research or project assistantships may be available pending individual
faculty funding cycles. Only students admitted to the MS or PhD programs
will be considered for a GTA appointment . Candidates may indicate their
interest in being considered for a GTA within their documentation for
admission to the program. Appointments begin in mid/late-August and are
for one academic year (9 months), renewable, and dependent on funding.
GTA appointments are half-time (approximately 20 hours per week) and
carry a waiver of tuition plus a stipend of approximately $11,000 per
academic year. Students are responsible to pay fees.

GTA positions:
Biomechanics: Primary responsibilities include delivery of
undergraduate lab sections under the supervision of the course
instructor, consulting with students during office hours, and assisting
with other class administration needs.

Exercise Physiology: Primary responsibilities include delivery of
undergraduate lab sections under the supervision of the course
instructor, consulting with students during office hours, and assisting
with other class administration needs.

Motor Control/Motor Learning/Motor Development: Primary
responsibilities include grading of undergraduate assignments (Motor
Development in Fall), delivery of undergraduate lab sections (Motor
Learning in Spring) under the supervision of the course instructor,
consulting with students during office hours, and assisting with other
class administration needs.

Psychology/Sociology/Statistics: Primary responsibilities are
associated with delivery of an undergraduate statistics course (direct
review sessions, consult with students during office hours, and assist
with other class administration needs) with limited additional duties
related to psychology of sport/exercise and sociology of physical
activity courses.

Introduction to Kinesiology/Health Aspects of Exercise and Nutrition:
Primary responsibilities include grading of undergraduate assignments
under the supervision of the course instructor, consulting with students
during office hours, and assisting with other class administration
needs. This assignment is typically made in combination with one of the
above laboratory assistant positions.



Kristian M. O'Connor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Movement Sciences
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 229-2680
(414) 229-2619 fax
www3.uwm.edu/chs/neuromechanics