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Ph.D. Candidate - Research Assistant in Sports Biomechanics

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  • Ph.D. Candidate - Research Assistant in Sports Biomechanics

    Position Overview: Are you passionate for sports, technology, biomechanics, or medicine? Are you currently finishing an advanced degree in engineering or science? Motus is for you! We are rapidly expanding our corporate offices and biomechanics labs in New York and Florida. This position is tailored for entry-level graduates and professionals who have the capability to learn in a fast paced environment. Individuals will work closely with professional sports teams and partners of Motus in MLB, NBA, NFL, NCAA, FIFA, and Olympic Track and Field. Opportunities for advancement are integral to our company’s growth.
    Major Duties:
    -Work closely with our research partners, research staff, board members, and engineering staff to implement cutting edge research in injury prevention and performance enhancement.
    -Assist in generation of performance and injury forecasting models for various sports and movement applications.
    -Conduct progress towards thesis/dissertation for up to a three(3) year period with Motus.
    -BA/BS/MS in Biomechanics, Engineering, Computer Science, Exercise Science, or related technology field.
    -Experience with motion capture, matlab, statistics, animation, biomechanics, anatomy & physiology, kinesiology, strength & conditioning, web development, database management, statistical analysis, or computer programming (required)

    For those interested in a NY or FL based position with competitive tuition reimbursement and stipend, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Ben Hansen (VP – Technology). []
    About Motus: Take an unmatched passion for sports and technology, coupled with an industry leading physics engine driven by most comprehensive database of athletic movements, and you have Motus. As a sports industry leader in biomechanics, our proprietary software empowers athletes to enhance their performance and reduce their risk of injury by helping them understand how their own movements directly impact their game. Whether through a comprehensive biomechanical analysis conducted at one of our Labs, or as a user of the Motus Mobile Application, we provide simplified, actionable feedback and corrective programs helping athletes master their mechanics.