Southeast Missouri State University

Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation at Southeast Missouri State University is looking to fill a Graduate Assistant position for the academic year beginning in the fall semester of 2015.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

• Undergraduate Health Perspectives Course (5 hours per week)
   ○ Create and coordinate all coursework and activities
   ○ Conduct lectures and in-class activities
   ○ Evaluate student progress
• Undergraduate Exercise Physiology Laboratory (5 hours per week)
   ○ Conduct, under supervision, sub-maximal and maximal exercise tests
     ♦ Must be familiar with exercise testing and fitness assessment protocols and possess and maintain the technical skills and competencies that are required to operate all of the laboratory equipment (i.e., exercise testing systems, treadmills, cycle ergometers, gas analysis systems, pulmonary function testing, blood analyzers, and body composition analysis systems.
   ○ Troubleshoot technical problems with equipment and coordinate necessary equipment repairs
   ○ Order necessary laboratory supplies and maintain the required inventory of supplies
• Exercise Science Research Assistant (10 hours per week)
   ○ Assist faculty in research

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a degree in an allied health field with a focus in science/physiology.

Benefits: A complete tuition remission is available for Missouri and Non-Missouri residents including a stipend of approximately $8,348.00 for nine months (all books are the responsibility of the graduate assistant and not paid by the Department). Additional income opportunities, over breaks and during the summer months, and professional development assistance may be available.

Evaluation/Renewal: This position is renewable for an additional year pending a complete evaluation of candidate performance and duties. Termination or non-renewal of the assistantship may result if specific duties are not accomplished or the candidate receives documented poor performance reviews. The start date for this position will be the first day of fall semester classes for the 2014 academic year.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2015 (Position open until filled)

How to Apply: Please send a letter of application, current resume, most recent copy of all academic transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Jason D. Wagganer, PhD
Assistant Professor
Southeast Missouri State University
Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
One University Plaza, MS7650
Parker Hall 215C
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Office Phone: (573)651-2464
E-mail: jwagganer@semo.edu

History Department

There are three competitive Graduate Assistanships available in the Department of History. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in history and/or public history and who possess the ability to assist in undergraduate teaching. Graduate assistantships cover a full tuition and fees waiver for up to 24 hours of graduate coursework annually as well as paying a stipend of $8,348.00 per year. Responsibilities include assisting in the teaching of courses within the department. An application form can be obtained here. Deadlines for applications are October 15 and March 15, yearly.

If interested, please contact:
Dr. Erika Hosselkus
Graduate Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of History
Southeast Missouri State University
Department of History, MS 2960
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
E-mail: ehosselkus@semo.edu

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