Grad Program- Mississippi State University Department of Kinesiology Graduate Teaching Assistants

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on February 13, 2014

Miss StateThe Department of Kinesiology at Mississippi State University, which offers master’s degree concentrations in exercise physiology, sport administration, and sport pedagogy, has a number of graduate assistant openings for the 2014-15 academic year.

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS:

The department will be hiring seven Graduate Teaching Assistants. These are nine-month appointments that begin in the fall semester and run through the end of the spring semester. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses/lab sections in the department and assisting with other instructional/administrative duties. Graduate assistants will receive an exemption of assessed tuition and fees as well as a stipend of approximately $975 per month. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2014. For inquiries, contact Dr. Adam Love, Graduate Coordinator, via phone (662.325.2784) or email (adam.love@msstate.edu). For further information about Graduate Teaching Assistant positions, including the application process, visit: http://kinesiology.msstate.edu/assist/

 

ATHLETICS GRADUATE ASSISTANTS:

MSU offers Graduate Assistant positions in a number of areas of athletics, such as marketing, media relations, and academic support. For applicants interested in GA positions with athletics, you may contact Dr. Adam Love via phone (662.325.2784) or email (adam.love@msstate.edu), and he can direct you to the appropriate representative to contact.

 

HEALTH FITNESS & WELLNESS GRADUATE ASSISTANTS:

The Department of Kinesiology will offer four 12-month Graduate Assistant positions with an emphasis in Health Fitness to work in the MSU Health Fitness and Wellness program. Position responsibilities include fitness assessment, exercise prescription, leading exercise classes, instructing educational classes related to health fitness, and assisting with administrative tasks associated with the Health Fitness and Wellness program.

 

MSU will offer one 12-month Graduate Assistant position with an emphasis in Nutrition to work in the MSU Health Fitness and Wellness program. Position responsibilities include dietary assessment, dietary prescription, instructing educational classes related to nutrition, and assisting with administrative tasks associated with the Health Fitness and Wellness program.

 

MSU will offer one 12-month Graduate Assistant position with an emphasis in Health Psychology to work in the MSU Health Fitness and Wellness program. Position responsibilities include assessment of lifestyle habits and developing behavioral change strategies, instructing educational classes related to health psychology such as smoking cessation and stress management, and assisting with administrative tasks associated with the Health Fitness and Wellness program.

 

Each of the Health Fitness and Wellness positions begin in the fall 2014 semester. These assistantships cover tuition and provide a stipend of $1,250 per month for 12 months. For questions regarding these positions, please contact Dr. Ben Abadie via phone (662.325.7240) or email (bra1@ra.msstate.edu). To apply for a Health Fitness and Wellness GA position, please send a cover letter stating your interest in one of the above positions, a resume, and an unofficial copy of your transcript to:

 

Dr. Ben R. Abadie
Graduate Assistantship Positions
Department of Kinesiology
P.O. Box 6186
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762

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