Job/Internship Opportunities

Research Assistant - Clinical Exercise Trainer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA
Position type: 10-15 hours/week. Hours are flexible based on student schedules. Early morning and evening hours, as well as weekends, are often requested by patients. Paid and Unpaid positions available; Unpaid positions must be linked to school/class credit.
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The position entails training cancer patients and survivors either in person or via video chat (Zoom) for the Dieli-Conwright Lab. Exercises include high-intensity interval training performed on a stationary cycle, combined moderate-to-vigorous aerobic and resistance training, and circuit based aerobic and resistance exercise.


Requirements: Experience and comfort in training individuals on proper exercise technique, knowledge base of exercise physiology and exercise prescription, knowledge of exercise alternatives, progression and regression, strong communication skills. Kinesiology/Exercise Science or related majors are preferred.


All equipment and exercise session plans will be provided to the trainers by the research lab staff.


Per Dana-Farber Policy, all interested students must be vaccinated or be willing to get vaccinated.


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If interested, please contact Mary Norris at and include your resume.

Faculty Part-time - Clinical Practicum Coordinator

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA

Job no: 513755
Position type: Faculty Part-time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Physical Therapy & Kinesiology
Applications Open: April 11, 2022
Applications Close: Open until filled


General Summary of Position:

The Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology at UMass Lowell invites applications for an Adjunct Faculty-Clinical Practicum Coordinator for its undergraduate Exercise Science program. Specifically, we seek an individual to administrate the Clinical Practicum Program (internship) for senior Exercise Science students and teach the associated course(s). This appointment is expected to start in the Fall 2022 semester but will comprise both semesters of the academic year and summer pending enrollments moving forward. Expected time commitment is approximately 12 hours per week on average. Our Department desires a candidate who possesses exceptional communication and organizational skills who can manage students in current practicum assignments and cultivate future clinical sites. Prior teaching experience in higher education is preferred.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.


Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Master's in Exercise Science or related field 

  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

  • Strong communication and collaborative abilities

  • Prior or current clinical experience with clients and/or patients


Additional Considerations:

  • NSCA CSCS Certification

  • Academic doctoral degree in Exercise Science or related field

  • Prior experience in higher education teaching and/or supervising practicum or internship programs


Special Instructions to Applicants:

**Review of applications will begin immediately. This will continue to be an ongoing posting to develop a pool of applicants. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.  


Please include a CV and cover letter outlining prior related experience. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.


This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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