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  • PhD Research Assistantship Available - UConn Institute for Sports Medicine

    Faculty researchers at the UConn Institute for Sports Medicine are seeking a highly motivated doctoral level graduate student to join our team with a possible start date as early as August 2023. The student will contribute to research related to directly supporting the mission and vision of the UConn Institute for Sports Medicine. The student will have the opportunity to work with any of the faculty researchers involved with the Institute for Sports Medicine as their primary advisor.

    The graduate assistantship will include a tuition waiver, health insurance, and a stipend. The student will simultaneously pursue a doctoral degree (PhD) in Exercise Science within the Department of Kinesiology. The Exercise Science doctoral program is highly respected with a strong history of national success and training in field-based research, as well as the opportunity to gain experience in research mentorship and teaching. Students have the opportunity to individualize their program plan of study through courses in Exercise Science, Public Health, Education, and other related fields.

    Position Requirements/Responsibilities:
     Earned bachelor’s and master’s degree in a kinesiology-related discipline
     Completion of a master’s thesis or other significant research training (e.g., internship, employment as a research associate, etc.)
     Research interest in promoting the improvement in understanding, prevention, and treatment of sports-related injuries
     Responsibilities may include a combination of research, teaching, and/or clinical care (as appropriate by student’s experience and qualifications)
     Strong oral and written communication skills

    Preferred qualifications:
     Demonstration of successful research scholarship (e.g., scholarly presentations, publications)
     Experience interacting with children, parents, coaches, health care professionals, and/or teachers
     Desire to pursue a long-term research-related career

    Application Process:
    Interested individuals should forward a curriculum vitae, and letter of interest to Neal Glaviano PhD, ATC at
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