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  • Biomechanics Contractor Position - Canadian Sport Institute Ontario

    The Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is seeking Expressions of Interest from sport biomechanists who are interested in delivering service on behalf of CSIO on a contract basis.

    This position is casual. There is no obligation for the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario to provide the contractor with work.

    Candidates identified will be required to complete an evaluation prior to an interview being granted.

    Successful candidates will be added to CSIO’s Practitioner Roster and approached with contract opportunities as they become available. CSIO is seeking individuals located in the GTA and other areas of Ontario.

    Organization

    CSIO is committed to providing a world-class, multi-sport daily training environment for athletes and coaches through expert leadership, services, and programs.

    Responsibilities

    The purpose of this role is to provide biomechanics support to targeted athletes. Specific responsibilities will vary by project. Some examples include:
    • Deliver testing in the CSIO Lab, S&C space or in the field, including data collection, entry, processing, analysis and/or reporting of results.
    • Deliver education sessions in sport biomechanics.
    • Support senior staff and coaches in the design and development of effective plans/interventions that enhance performance.
    • Collaborate as part of an Integrated Support Team, communicating effectively with coaches and other IST members to provide an integrated approach to optimizing/enhancing athlete health and performance.
    Company
    • Maintain an accurate record of work conducted;
    • Adhere to any professional codes of conduct appropriate to your profession or other codes of conduct that might be deemed applicable in general to sports science and sports medicine practitioners; and
    • Maintain a proactive approach to personal professional development
    Working Conditions/Special Requirements
    • As the Canadian and Ontario high performance sport systems are in the process of some major changes in the delivery of sport performance programming and services, contractors must be able to work in a highly dynamic and flexible client service environment.
    • Contract opportunities may be during irregular hours including evenings and weekends.
    • Contractor will be required to provide their own transportation to/from location of service delivery. G Class Driver’s licence beneficial
    • Must be eligible to work in Canada
    • As a condition of employment a Vulnerable Sector Screening must be completed prior to the commencement of work
    Qualifications / Skills
    • Advanced degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) – or in pursuit of an advanced degree - in biomechanics, kinesiology, or related field;
    • Certified in CPR and First Aid;
    • Minimum of 2 years working in a high performance sport environment;
    • Experience with the collection and analysis of biomechanical (kinematic/kinetic) data from:
      • Video (Kinovea, Dartfish)
      • Force Plates and accompanying software (Pasco, AMTI, Force Decks)
      • IMUs (Cometa Systems, Invensense, Shimmer, etc.)
      • Motion Capture (Qualisys)
    • Experience with developing measurement standards, data quality procedures, statistical analysis and data visualization.
    • Programming experience preferred (Excel, MATLAB, R, SAS, Python)
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; and
    • Ability to operate with a high degree of independence.
    Interested applicants should submit their Expression of Interest and CV (in one PDF document) to:

    Search Committee,
    Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
    E-mail: careers@csiontario.ca


    The Canadian Sport Institute Ontario is an equal opportunity employer.
    Canadian Sport Institute Ontario welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
    Expressions of Interest The Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is seeking Expressions of Interest from sport biomechanists who are interested in delivering service on behalf of CSIO on a contract basis. This position is casual. There is no obligation for the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario to provide the contractor with work. Candidates identified will be required to
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