PhD Research Assistantship, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California, Columbia, SC

PhD Research Assistantship, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California, Columbia, SC

Posting Date: 05/01/2018


Job Information/Description:

Announcement of PhD Research Assistantship Position

Dr. Christina M. Dieli-Conwright, Director of the Integrative Center for Oncology Research in Exercise in the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California, is seeking a PhD student for an American Cancer Society-funded project examining the effects of a novel exercise approach on metabolic dysregulation in Hispanic breast cancer survivors.

  • Must have: a) a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry, Public Health, or other health-related field, b) competitive GRE scores, and c) high GPA from previous academic work. Previous clinical cancer research experience in oncology populations, exercise oncology, or cancer disparities is highly desirable.
  • Selected applicants will need to gain admittance to the University of Southern California, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy doctoral program.
  • Assistantships cover tuition, stipend for cost of living, and health benefits. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.
  • Interested PhD applicants should send a CV, letter of intent, writing samples, and 3 references electronically in PDF format to cdieli@usc.edu.
  • Review of your application will begin upon receipt.
 


Contact Information:

Christina M. Dieli-Conwright, PhD, MPH, FACSM, CSCS
1540 E. Alcazar St, CHP 155
Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089
T: 323-442-2905

Email: cdieli@usc.edu



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