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  • Sports Biomechanics Internship | Epic Sports Biomechanics, LLC. | Newtown, PA, USA

    SPORTS BIOMECHANICS INTERNSHIP (PAID) | EPIC SPORTS BIOMECHANICS, LLC. | NEWTOWN, PA, USA

    APPLICATION PROCESS IS ENDING FRIDAY APRIL 9TH, 2021.

    JOB TITLE:

    Performance Specialist Intern

    COMPANY:
    Epic Sports Biomechanics, LLC
    98 Walker Lane
    Newtown, PA 18940
    www.epicsportsbio.com
    @epicsportsbio (Instagram & Twitter)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Epic Sports Biomechanics is offering an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Performance Specialist Intern. The qualified individual will be involved in using our group’s state of the art technologies, including full-scale motion capture, to collect, process, and analyze athlete data sets. This position will also involve hands-on work with our clients during their training programs, skill assessments, and physical assessments. The qualified applicant can also expect to be involved in off-sight team assessments and business development engagements. A biomechanics, kinesiology, biomedical engineering (or other similar engineering discipline), athletic training, and/or strength & conditioning background would be advantageous, as would prior experience playing or coaching any of our primary sports (baseball, softball, golf, cycling, lacrosse, and soccer). A working knowledge of high-speed cameras (i.e. Edgertronic), ball flight technologies (i.e. Rapsodo, HitTrax, Trackman, etc.), motion capture and IMU sensor technologies would also be helpful.

    DESIRED APPLICANT CHARACTERISTICS:
    • A passionate self-driven and inquisitive personality focused on pushing the limits of sports biomechanics research
    • A strong background in engineering concepts, statistical analyses, and coding (Matlab, R, Python, etc.)
    • Well organized with prior experience collecting and analyzing large data sets
    • Prior experience or a strong working knowledge of our primary sports such as baseball and softball
    • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver high-level concepts to those with little or no engineering background
    • A self-starter who is naturally inquisitive, possesses the ability to initiate research, and think through projects and problems independently
    • A problem solver that often prioritizes the solution so highly that they find themselves negotiating obstacles in their spare time
    • A passion for finding and analyzing objective scientific data to understand the movement patterns of elite athletic performance
    • Prioritizes long term athletic development and injury mitigation over short term gains
    • Capably throws batting practice and/or can long toss with our athletes
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Occasional evening and weekend hours
    • Perform general athletic activities such as catching and throwing medicine balls (4 to 10 lbs)
    • Demonstrate various warmup, cool down, and corrective exercises
    • Climbing ladders
    • Lifting and carrying 10 to 50 pounds
    APPLICATION PROCESS:
    Interested individuals should submit their resume, a brief cover letter, and any examples of community contributions (i.e. blogs, publications, etc.) to info@epicsportsbio.com. The cover letter should be at maximum 1 page in length and demonstrate the applicant’s skills and interests in the area of sports biomechanics.

    PROGRAM TIME PERIOD:
    This is a paid internship program with a flexible starting date, although positions are available as soon as possible. The performance of interns will be evaluated on an individual basis. Exceptional interns will be considered for available full-time roles or program extensions. Such positions are not guaranteed. The program end date is also flexible but suggested to occur on or around September 1, 2021.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
    Epic Sports Biomechanics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws. For employees and applicants for employment who have disabilities, Epic Sports Biomechanics, LLC provides reasonable accommodations.

    CONTACT INFORMATION:
    info@epicsportsbio.com
    www.epicsportsbio.com
    @epicsportsbio (Twitter & Instagram)
    T: (888) 695-0020 | (215) 724-3933
    Ronald J. Fijalkowski, Ph.D.
    Director of Sports Biomechanics
    Epic Sports Biomechanics, LLC.
    98 Walker Lane
    Newtown, PA 18940
    Last edited by Ron Fijalkowski; March 25th, 2021, 11:49 AM.
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