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Biomechanist (Swimming) : Australian Institute of Sport

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  • Biomechanist (Swimming) : Australian Institute of Sport

    The Australian Institute of Sport (Australia’s high performance sport agency) is seeking a talented and enthusiastic PhD qualified individual to take up the role of Biomechanist (Swimming) based at the AIS in Canberra. The AIS, through Australia’s Winning Edge, is on a journey to move Australian sport from world class to world best. It sets high targets, including top 5 nation at the Olympic/Paralympic Games, top 15 nation at the Winter Olympic/Paralympic Games, #1 nation at the Commonwealth Games and 20+ world champions annually. The sport of Swimming is a key sport in helping Australia to achieve these goals.

    As a member of AIS Movement Science you will be responsible for delivering quality biomechanical service provision to elite Australian swimmers currently based at the National Training Centre (NTC) at the AIS as well as those participating in various training camps. The position will work closely with Swimming Australia high performance coaches and staff as well as the National Lead for Swimming Biomechanics at AIS Canberra. You will assist the National Lead for Swimming Biomechanics to assess and implement appropriate analysis technology and collaborate in multi-party performance focussed research projects with other AIS sections, the SIS/SAS network and the academic sector to assist in the implementation of an applied swimming research program aligned with the Australia’s Winning Edge strategy.
    This is a Canberra based position available for a fixed term until June 2018. Salary to be determined commensurate on skills, experience and qualifications.
    Applications close 5pm AEST Monday 15 December 2015. No late applications will be accepted.
    International applicants can submit an application for this position however Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia will be considered first.

    To apply for this position please down load the attachments found at the link below and then click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applicants will need to upload their CV/Resume and completed Application for Employment.
    If you have any questions after reading the Job Description please contact Dave Pease via email for a confidential discussion, quoting reference number JN 1130.
    If you experience any technical issues please contact Human Resources on +61 (0)2 6214 1328

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    Kind regards,
    Dave Pease PhD
    National Lead (Biomechanics)

    Movement Science
    Australian Institute of Sport
    Australian Sports Commission
    Tel: +61 2 6214 1732
    Fax: +61 2 6214 1836
    Mob: +61 402 653251