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
- Project coordination under the direction of the
- Conduct systematic literature reviews
- Assist with study design, data collection, and
- Contribute to conference presentations, publications
in peer-reviewed journals, and other project outputs.
- 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
degree (preferably thesis-based) in parks, recreation, sport or tourism,
or a related social science discipline
or experience in qualitative, quantitative, or mixed research methods
verbal and writing communication skills
organizational and project management skills
- Ability to collaboratively work with others
- Strong interest
in leisure patterns of immigrants
in Korean language
How to Apply: Please begin the application process by sending an email to
Dr. KangJae “Jerry” Lee (email@example.com) the following items in one PDF
statement (describing your experience and research interests, limited to
1-page, single spaced
writing samples in English or presentation examples (from class, conference,
publication, portfolio, etc.)
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
(firstname.lastname@example.org). 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/
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 email@example.com. Limited financial support for travel
to the Visitation Day is available.
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Contact Dr. KangJae “Jerry” Lee with
any informal questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 515-3709.
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action employer. NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to
sexual orientation or genetic information.