[Eeglablist] Ph.D. research assistantship starting in the Fall of 2017

Murray, Nicholas P MURRAYNI at ecu.edu
Wed May 24 05:29:35 PDT 2017

Funding is anticipated for a Ph.D. research assistantship starting in the Fall of 2017 at East Carolina University.

Degree Offered:
Ph.D. in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science

Research assistants are expected to contribute 20 hour per week towards laboratory research.

Research Project:
Investigation of balance related impairments, including mTBI, fatigue and reduced plantar sensation using biomechanical assessment and brain imaging techniques (EEG and MRI).

Full Assistantship stipend is $26,000 for twelve months, along with health insurance and tuition.

B.S. or M.S. in a relevant discipline.  As the proposed work is multidisciplinary in nature, students from a variety of backgrounds are welcome to apply. Previous research experience in biomechanical, motor control or neuroscience laboratory, and knowledge of Matlab and virtual reality is highly desirable.

Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required.

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Nick Murray, murrayni at ecu.edu and send letter of interest, transcript, CV/resume, a writing sample, GRE scores, and the names and contact information of two references. Additionally please visit the following website to apply to the program: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/gradschool/Apply-Landing-Page.cfm

For students whose first language is not English, please also submit a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

About ECU and Greenville:
East Carolina University was founded in 1907 and is home to nearly 28,000 students.  The University is one of the largest in the University of North Carolina system and is rapidly growing.  It has been the fastest growing campus in the system for six consecutive years.

The Department of Kinesiology at East Carolina has over 100 graduate students.  The National Academy of Kinesiology has consistently ranked East Carolina's Bioenergetics and Exercise Science Program among the top programs in the nation.

Greenville is located nearly in the middle between Raleigh NC and the Atlantic coast.
The city of Greenville has a population of approximately 85,000 people.  Greenville has a relatively mild climate (average summer temperature - 84oF; average winter temperature - 44o F) and will experience all four seasons.  Greenville has a cost of living approximately 10% lower than the US average.

For additional information please email me at murrayni at ecu.edu<mailto:murrayni at ecu.edu> or visit the following websites.

ECU homepage:
Graduate program in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science:
Visual Motor Laboratory:
Biomechanics Laboratory:
Biomechanics Laboratory Facebook page:
Department of Kinesiology at East Carolina University:
Graduate School at East Carolina University:
National Academy of Kinesiology Program Results:
Greenville Information:

Nicholas Murray, PhD
Director of the Visual Motor Laboratory
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

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