The Department of Kinesiology at Mississippi State University invites applications for a Graduate Research Assistantship at the Doctoral level. The Research Assistant will assist in coordinating research funded by the National Institutes of Health on Physical Activity Assessment for Adults with Down Syndrome.

Benefits of the assistantship include: full tuition waiver; stipend for the full year; coverage of costs associated with conference travel; and a lot of learning!

The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in Kinesiology or related field; research interest in physical activity for persons with disabilities; and strong communication and writing skills.

Candidates must apply and be accepted into the Ph.D. program in Exercise Science.

Interested individuals should send CV and a Statement of Interest (1 page) to Dr. Stamatis Agiovlasitis at: Following direct contact with Dr. Agiovlasitis, applicants must also apply for entry into the Ph.D. program. Start date is January 2021. Review of applications will commence immediately.

Information about the Ph.D. program can be found at:
For additional information, please contact Dr. Stamatis Agiovlasitis: