Research Assistant Positions in Concussion Research - Georgia Southern University

Position Description. Reporting to Dr. Nicholas Murray, the Research Assistant will be responsible for recruitment, data collection and dissemination.
In addition, the successful candidate will maintain other duties as assigned in accordance with the 20 hour per week appointment. The RA will work directly
with individuals who experience concussions on ongoing lab projects that include postural control, oculomotor and visual system deficits, gait, and concussion education.
The RA will receive full tuition waivers and a healthy stipend.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned bachelor degree in Exercise Science/Kinesiology/Athletic Training/Bio-medical Engineering or related field prior to
appointment date.

• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without
assistance from the institution.

• Must maintain full-time status in the Masters of Exercise Science Program at Georgia Southern University.

• Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in assigned duties.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum of one year of college/university research experience in a biomechanics lab.

• Familiar with Vicon Motion Capture Systems, Force Platforms, Electromyography, and other biomechanical equipment.

• Proficiency in Microsoft programs and MatLab.

• Willingness to aid in writing conference abstracts and peer reviewed publications.

Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. The
position starting date is August 1, 2015. Although, options exist for a June start date to assist in ongoing lab work. A complete application consists of a letter addressing
the qualifications cited above; transcripts (unofficial or official); GRE; a shortened curriculum vitae or resume; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers,
and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be

This position is dependent upon acceptance to the Masters of Exercise Science Program. Minimum of 2.75 GPA and competitive GRE scores.
Deadlines for the Masters program can be found at the following link (

Please note: This position is only open to current US citizens.

Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Nicholas Murray
Director of Concussion Research
Assistant Professor
School of Health and Kinesiology
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8076
Statesboro GA 30460-8076
Electronic mail:
Telephone: (912) 478-0203

For additional information, please see contact Dr. Murray directly.