University Human Resource Services

Doctoral Graduate Assistantship, School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science

9-Month Position Available –August 2014, Annually renewable for 3 years.

Ball State University Muncie, Indiana

Position Description:
Teaching/research/administrative assistant with Dr. Stacy Walker and Dr. Dorice Hankemeier (athletic training faculty members in the athletic training program).  Position does not include a formal clinical assignment.  This is an ideal position for an athletic trainer interested in athletic training education, research, administration, and service.  Responsibilities could include the following based upon experience and interest:  program administration, preparation of grant proposals, independent research, preparation of manuscripts, laboratory teaching, manuscript reviews, involvement with Athletic Training Club, co-supervision of off-campus clinical experiences, and involvement with national/district NATA committees. Information about our athletic training program can be found at 

1.  2 years experience as an Athletic Trainer.
2.  Earned master's degree. 
3.  College level teaching experience is desirable.  
4.  Interest in clinical education research is preferred.
5.  BOC certified and IN Licensure eligible.
6.  Strong oral and written communication skills.
7.  Sound science and research background is desirable. 

Approximately $11080.00 stipend over academic year (fall and spring semesters). Tuition waiver for fall, spring and summer semesters (fees are not covered in the assistantship). 

Ball State University offers the Ed.D. in Adult, Higher Education. Cognates must be in sports performance, biomechanics, sport and exercise psychology or exercise science.  Must apply to BSU Graduate School ASAP.
Position open until filled. Review of applicants will occur immediately. 

Send letter of interest which specifies strengths for this position, and areas of research interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references via email to: 

Stacy E. Walker, PhD, ATC
Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Office: HP 330, Phone: 765-285-5175

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.