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09-04-2006, 02:01 AM
THE CARDIFF SCHOOL OF SPORT

RESEARCH OFFICER

Biomechanics (Job Ref: B350)

Location: Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff, Wales, UK

We are seeking a postdoctoral Research Officer to join the Integrated Biomechanics Research and Technical Analysis Laboratory based in the National Indoor Athletics Centre in the School of Sport, Cyncoed Campus, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC). The appointee, to start in October 2006, will work on a biomechanics project funded by the EPSRC.

Research Officer: (Ref: VBS/57/06)
Post Number: B350
You will be actively involved in researching at the interface between coaching and biomechanics and in addition to using video and 3D motion tracking systems will be using novel wireless sensor-based systems for enhancing the training of elite athletes. This exciting 4-year postdoctoral vacancy, funded by the EPSRC, involves a multi-disciplinary consortium. See www.sesame.ucl.ac.uk for details. A background in biomechanics, sports science or similar with a PhD in a relevant subject area, and a strong background in human motion analysis are essential. Experience of working within an elite athlete environment and familiarity with Vicon/Peak, CODA and force plates are desirable.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Prof David G Kerwin (email dkerwin@uwic.ac.uk, tel. 02920 417274) or Dr Gareth Irwin (email: girwin@uwic.ac.uk, tel. 02920 416649).

Salary: 19340 - 24352 depending on qualifications and experience.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15th September 2006 with interviews being held Friday 29th September 2006 for entrance in October 2006.


Application forms and further particulars are available from:-
www.uwic.ac.uk/jobs
Or:- Human Resources, UWIC,
Central Administration, Llandaff Campus, PO Box 377,
Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2SG
Telephone: (029) 2041 7026
Email: humanresources@uwic.ac.uk

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Dr Gareth Irwin
Senior Lecturer
Head of Biomechanics
Cardiff School of Sport,
University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC)
Cyncoed Campus
Cardiff
CF23 6XD.

B.A.S.E.S Accredited Biomechanist

email: girwin@uwic.ac.uk
Tel: 029 20 41 6649

http://www.uwic.ac.uk/sspr/staff_profiles/irwin_g.asp