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bcaulfield18
10-07-2009, 02:36 AM
Post Doctoral Researcher in Wearable Sensing in Sport & Health

A position for a post doctoral researcher in wearable sensing in Sport &
Health is available in the CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web Technologies.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to joint a multidisciplinary
team who are working on a range of studies concerned with using sensor
technologies to solve biomechanical and physiological measurement issues in
an ambulatory setting in sport and health applications.

Current sample projects in the area include:
* Development and validation of therapeutic exergaming applications
in rehabilitation medicine
* Implementation of multimodal real-time sensing and feedback in
Tennis & Field Hockey

The CLARITY CSET http://www.clarity-centre.com/ is a partnership between
University College Dublin and Dublin City University, supported by research
at the Tyndall National Institute (TNI) Cork. CLARITY is a collaboration
between a number of specialist teams across the institutions who have
already strong track records in sensor technology. It builds on work
undertaken by the SFI-funded Adaptive Information Cluster, and is led by a
team of Principal Investigators with expertise in computing science and
informatics, engineering, biomechanics and exercise physiology. The Clarity
Centre is located in the School of Computer Science and Informatics,
University College Dublin (UCD) in Dublin, Ireland. UCD has over 22,000
students including 2,500 international students from over 80 countries and
is situated on a large modern campus 4 km to the south of the centre of
Dublin.

Qualifications and Experience:
The successful candidate will preferably have a doctoral degree in the field
of physiotherapy, athletic training, biomechanics or sport & exercise
science and experience in implementation and validation of wireless
biomechanical or physiological sensing technologies in health or sport. .
Experience in design and execution of clinical or field studies is also
desirable.

Job particulars:
We would like to fill this position as early as possible and are willing to
negotiate a suitable start date for the right candidate. The duration of
the contract will be 12 months and we can offer a competitive salary with
benefits. The post will be located in University College Dublin but the
successful candidate may have to spend a considerable portion of their time
in Dublin City University as well due to the collaborative nature of the
research activities associated with the position.

Application:
Please send a CV plus a letter outlining your suitability for the post to Dr
Brian Caulfield, CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web Technologies, University
College Dublin.

For informal inquiries regarding post particulars please email
b.caulfield@ucd.ie or niall.moyna@dcu.ie

www.ucd.ie
www.dcu.ie







Dr Brian Caulfield

CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web Technologies

Institute for Sport and Health

University College Dublin

Dublin 4