The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation offers both teaching and research graduate assistantships. Graduate assistantships at Southeast Missouri State University include in- or out-of-state tuition waivers and a stipend ($7,600 during the 2007-2008 academic year).

The graduate assistantship is a 0.5 FTE position, thus students are committed to 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities: Teaching exercise physiology laboratory sessions, introductory health classes, and activity courses; supervising open lab times; assisting faculty with research activities.

Qualifications:  Acceptance to the Southeast Missouri State University Graduate School. CPR/AED Certification.

To apply: Send resume, letter of application, and three professional references to:

Dr. Jeremy Barnes
Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza, MS 7650
Cape Girardeau, MO  63701

For further information contact Dr. Jeremy Barnes, Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, (573) 651-2782 or via e-mail at