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[정보] Ph.D. Assistantship at NC State
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제가 내년 봄학기를 위해 박사학생을 뽑고 있습니다. 석사를 마치고 박사학위 진학을 고려하시는 분들, 특히 사회과학분야에서 immigration, race, ethnicity에 관심이 있으신 분은 지원해 보실 것을 적극 권해드립니다. 주변에 관심있어 할 만한 분이 있으면 적극적으로 알려주시면 대단히 감사하겠습니다. 

Ph.D. Assistantship Available for Spring 2018


A Longitudinal Study of Korean Transnational Families’ Sport and Recreation Participation, Acculturation, and Well-being


The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) at North Carolina State University invites applications for a three-year doctoral assistantship beginning in the Spring 2018 Semester. The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Dr. KangJae “Jerry” Lee on a longitudinal study of Korean transnational families’ sport and recreation participation, acculturation, and well-being. This research project is partially supported by the Global Network Program from the National Research Foundation of Korea. The candidate will join an international research team consisting of three faculty and three graduate students from Korea and the U.S. The candidate’s research interests do not need to perfectly align with the project, yet interests in race, ethnicity, immigration, and diversity issues are desirable.


Assistantship Package: The assistantship provides an annual stipend of $17,000, tuition, and health insurance. This is one of the most competitive assistantship packages.


Key Responsibilities

  • Project coordination under the direction of the faculty advisor
  • Conduct systematic literature reviews
  • Assist with study design, data collection, and analysis
  • Contribute to conference presentations, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other project outputs.


Required Qualifications

  • The candidate must pursue a Ph.D. degree in the Department of PRTM and maintain good academic standing. It is expected that the student’s dissertation research will focus on some aspects of recreation and sport within transnational families
  • Master’s degree (preferably thesis-based) in parks, recreation, sport or tourism, or a related social science discipline 
  • Background or experience in qualitative, quantitative, or mixed research methods
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to collaboratively work with others


Desired Qualifications

  • Strong interest in leisure patterns of immigrants
  • Proficiency in Korean language


How to Apply: Please begin the application process by sending an email to Dr. KangJae “Jerry” Lee (klee24@ncsu.edu) the following items in one PDF document.

1)     Personal statement (describing your experience and research interests, limited to 1-page, single spaced

2)     Resume or CV

3)     Two writing samples in English or presentation examples (from class, conference, publication, portfolio, etc.)

4)     Contact information of two academic references


Applicants must submit an online application to the NC State Graduate School (https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantLogin.asp?id=ncsu-grad). Applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.


Questions about the Graduate Program can be sent to Dr. Yu-Fai Leung, PRTM Director of Graduate Programs (leung@ncsu.edu). Please visit https://cnr.ncsu.edu/prtm/graduate-programs/phd-in-prtm/ for more information on the Ph.D. program in PRTM.


Departmental information: https://cnr.ncsu.edu/prtm/


Visitation Day: Prospective candidates are encouraged to participate in the Visit NC State Program (https://grad.ncsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/recruiting-resources/visit-nc-state/) to be held from November 12-14, 2017.


Candidates are also encouraged to apply for the PRTM Graduate Visitation Day which will be held on November 13, 2017. To apply, please submit the materials requested above for initial inquires and review to prtm_grad@ncsu.edu. Limited financial support for travel to the Visitation Day is available.


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Contact Dr. KangJae “Jerry” Lee with any informal questions: klee24@ncsu.edu or (919) 515-3709.



NC State is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information.




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