Fully-funded Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy Opportunity at the University of Alberta

Institution (Location)
Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Position Description
Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Dr. Valerie Carson from the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta is recruiting motivated individuals to start a Master of Science (MSc) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in the Behavioural Epidemiology Lab in September 2022. These fully-funded positions (amount dependent on degree) will allow students to explore research interests in the area of children’s movement behaviours (i.e., physical activity, sedentary behaviour, sleep). For example: how to support parents in playing with their children to develop physical literacy or understanding how increased use of mobile screen devices is impacting children’s brain development. Throughout the program, students will also gain valuable knowledge and skills for a variety of future careers. This position is open to Canadian and International students. To learn more about the Behavioural Epidemiology Lab go to: http://www.ualberta.ca/~vlcarson.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, first email Dr. Carson at [email protected]. Please include CV and a copy of transcripts.

Complete information on the application process can be found at: https://www.ualberta.ca/kinesiology-sport-recreation/programs/graduate-programs/admissions/index.html. Application deadline is January 15, 2022. Please contact Dr. Carson prior to applying.



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