Log in

College Athletic Trainers' Society

ISU PhD Graduate Assistant

  • October 18, 2022 9:36 PM
    Message # 12959203

    Title: ISU PhD Graduate Assistant

    Website: apply.indstate.edu/apply

    Institution: Indiana State University

    Governing Body: NCAA I

    Start Date: January 2023 or August 2023

    Apply By Date: November 1, 2022

    Select one: Graduate Assistant

    City: Terre Haute

    State: IN

    Salary: 13800 stipend

    Description: Indiana State University is seeking a Doctoral Graduate Assistant in the Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation focused on earning their PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in athletic training education or their PhD in Educational Leadership. The Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction is a practitioner/scholar-based degree designed to prepare you to become a scholar who can discover, integrate and apply knowledge, as well as communicate it. The Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership is a practitioner/scholar-based degree designed to prepare you for educational leadership in a complex and changing educational environment. If you dream of making a difference in higher education as an administrator, teacher, or scholar in athletic training education, this is the program for you. The program is a combination of 72 credit hours of coursework and an 18 credit-hour dissertation. The time of completion can range from three to four years.

    Candidates must be apply and enroll in the Indiana State University College of Graduate and Professional Studies and either the Curriculum and Instruction Program or Educational Leadership Program to be eligible.

    For more information about the College of Graduate and Professional Studies here.

    Qualifications: Applicants are eligible for residential doctoral graduate assistantships working with the Indiana State University Doctorate in Athletic Training (DAT) Program and Masters in Athletic Training (MAT) Program. Assistantships provide financial aid including tuition waivers (9 credits for Fall and Spring semesters) and a $13,800 stipend. Summer financial support is possible, but not guaranteed.

    All assistantship positions are for 1 year, are renewable, and are most often a 3-4-year placement. Renewal of the graduate assistantship is dependent upon academic eligibility, certification status, and professional conduct.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Staff Editor for Clinical Practice in Athletic Training Journal
    • Providing administrative support for the DAT and MAT degree programs which may include, but is not limited to:

    o Accreditation support

    o Focused, intensive learning weekend planning

    o Curricular planning and assessment

    o Recruitment and retention

    • Facilitating guided research with DAT and MAT core faculty which may include:

    o Independent and collaborative research

    o Dissemination of research findings through manuscripts and presentations

    o Preparation of grant proposals and IRB applications

    o Manuscript reviews

    • Other duties as needed, assigned by DAT and MAT core faculty

    Desirable Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

    • Strong written and oral interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Highly motivated individual that is able to work independently
    • Excellent verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to accept and learn from constructive feedback
    • Punctual and dependable

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Office-based, flexible work environment, often at remote worksites.

    Minimum of a Master’s degree or other terminal degree from an accredited institution required. Must be certified as an Athletic Trainer, credentialed by the Board of Certification. Must be accepted to Indiana State University graduate school. Post-certification clinical experience is strongly encouraged.

    Instructions To Apply:

    Consultation with DAT and MAT Program Teams

    • Prior to applying, we encourage potential applicants to meet and consult with DAT and MAT program administrators and current PhD students to gain an understanding of the position expectations. You can find information about the DAT program here and the MAT program here.

    College of Graduate and Professional Studies Requirements

    • Application: indstate.edu/apply
    • $45.00 application fee (nonrefundable). Payable by Visa, MasterCard, check or money order payable to Indiana State University (include SSN or student ID). Applications cannot be evaluated until the fee has been received. State students returning within two years from their last enrollment will be exempt from the fee. APPLICATIONS IN OCTOBER ARE FREE!
    • Official transcripts for all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate) must be sent directly from the school attended to Graduate Admissions. E-transcripts should be sent to admissions@indstate.edu. Indiana State University graduates are not required to submit transcripts.

    PhD Program Requirements

    • Spring admission deadline is November 1 of the previous calendar year
    • Summer admission deadline is March 1 of the current year
    • Minimum grade point average (GPA) 3.0

    Contact: lindsey.eberman@indstate.edu or mdrescher@sycamores.indstate.edu

    Vacancy Expiration Date: 1/31/2023

    Last modified: October 18, 2022 9:39 PM | Anonymous

About our society

Founded for college and university athletic trainers and healthcare professionals who provide and manage healthcare for the intercollegiate student-athlete.  Our members are dedicated to the delivery of quality healthcare and ensuring the health and safety of our student-athletes.  


Email:  cats@collegeathletictrainer.org 

Address:  P.O. Box 20437, Knoxville, TN 37940

© College Athletic Trainers' Society (CATS ™).  All Rights Reserved.
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software