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Research Exercise Specialist

Posting ID 112057
Department Psychological and Brain Sciences/College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Jobcode Research Assistant
Working Title Research Exercise Specialist
Details

The Health, Brain, & Cognition Lab (https://psychology.uiowa.edu/health-brain-cognition-lab) is looking for a motivated research assistant to lead

exercise training and assessments of fitness and physical activity for intervention studies with

middle age and older adults.

Responsibilities include carrying out graded maximal fitness tests, management of

accelerometers and development of physical activity feedback for participants, and

overseeing a structured exercise training program.

This is a great position for getting research experience between undergraduate and graduate

school or other professional training programs, particularly for those interested in studying

the effects of physical activity and improvements in fitness on mental and physical health.

Experience with supervising exercise training sessions with older adults and conducting

maximal exercise testing highly desired but not required. Bachelor degree required in

Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology or related field. Pay

commensurate with experience.

Approximate Hours Per Week

40

Qualifications

Experience with supervising exercise training sessions with older adults and conducting

maximal exercise testing highly desired but not required.

Bachelor degree required in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology or

related field.

Start date and duration:

Ideal start date is sometime in June 2018

Appointment for one-year contingent on performance. Possibility for advancement to a professional & staff appointment.

Interested applicants should:

Email Dr. Michelle Voss at michelle-voss@uiowa.edu (mailto:michelle-voss@uiowa.edu)

Please describe:

o your previous experiences with exercise training and fitness testing

o why you think you would be a great fit

o your available start dates

Contact CHRISTINE STEVENS
Phone: 319-335-1690
Email: christine-stevens@uiowa.edu
Application Instructions email your resume to michelle-voss@uiowa.edu and describe:
Please describe:

o your previous experiences with exercise training and fitness testing

o why you think you would be a great fit

o your available start dates
Ad Start Date 04/09/2018
Ad End Date 04/30/2018