Field Experience and Employment
All applicants are encouraged to apply for Teaching Associate and Research Assistant Positions
Part-time Research Assistant positions are available (pending available funding) for students enrolled in the graduate program in Kinesiology. Positions are awarded on a competitive basis and dependent upon the staffing needs of the on-going research projects and the emerging Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (STRIDE). Research Assistants are trained and supervised by faculty members. Research Assistants may serve on a variety of different research projects or STRIDE programs. Duties may include serving as a program or project manager for STRIDE, data collection, data management and data analysis, literature reviews, public relations, program implementation for community based obesity/chronic disease prevention programs, focus groups, and community outreach activities.
Note: A Research Assistant position does NOT provide a tuition/fee waiver NOR does it provide a waiver of out-of-state fees.
Applications for a Research Assistant positions for the 2012-2013 academic year will be accepted until May 11, 2012. Two letters of recommendation for the position are required.
To apply for a Research Assistant Position please submit a resume and cover letter. In the cover letter please speak to your qualifications as a research assistant, such as, written or oral communication skills, ability to take direction, organizational skills, ability to work independently or as a member of a team, etc.
Submit Teaching Associate and Research Assistant application materials to:
- Kris Jankovitz, Ph.D., Graduate Program Coordinator
- Department of Kinesiology
- California Polytechnic State University
- 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0386