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04-08-2011, 05:33 AM
Research Associate in Biomechanical Factors for Artificial Turf Playing Surfaces
Sports Technology Institute, Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Loughborough University, UK

Fixed term for 14 months (part-time 29.6 hrs per week - potential to be increased to full-time for part of the contract)
Salary/Benefits: Commencing Salary 27,428 to 29,972 pro rata per annum
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 03 May 2011

A research associate is required to contribute to an EPSRC funded project into human biomechanics and perception for artificial turf playing surfaces with variable surface properties. This will include the opportunity to be involved in collaborating with the artificial turf industry, writing funding applications and the wider activities of the Sports Technology Research Group.

A PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience, research experience in experimental biomechanics (motion analysis and force platforms) and strong computer literacy (including Matlab) are essential. Some experience in sports surfaces testing and conducting subjective data collections is desirable.

To apply for this position please go to: http://jobs.lboro.ac.uk/index.php?page=Details&id=1379

For informal enquires, please contact:
Dr Steph Forrester
Lecturer in Sports Technology
Email: s.forrester@lboro.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1509 564824
Web: http://www-staff.lboro.ac.uk/~pssf2/index.html