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    Performance Science Biomechanics Assistant, New York Yankees

    The New York Yankees Player Development Complex, located in Tampa FL.

    The Performance Science Biomechanics Assistant will gain hands-on experience of sports biomechanics research in a high performance baseball setting. The primary responsibilities of the Biomechanics Assistant will be to assist in data collection and processing of a variety of biomechanics projects and technologies. The Assistant will gain knowledge on how the biomechanics influences and impacts player development and performance in the New York Yankees organization.

    • Assist with all aspects of the Performance Science Department with regards to collection, input, analysis and interpretation of data to inform the organization.
    • Collect, process and analyze biomechanical data in programs such as Vicon Nexus, Visual 3D and your preferred programming language.
    • Assist in preparation of coach and player facing research reports based on findings.
    Your Qualifications
    • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
    • Recently graduated or enrolled/graduating from a graduate-level degree in Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Kinesiology or Neuroscience.
    • Experience collecting and analyzing 3D Motion Capture data (e.g., Marker-based, markerless, IMUs) on human subjects.
    • Programming experience (eg., Matlab, SQL, R, Python).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to create engaging relationships with coaches, medical staff, performance science staff and players to effectively communicate information.
    • Attention to detail in planning, organization and execution of tasks.
    • Demonstration of creativity and initiative – always looking to improve performance and processes while also displaying a willingness to be detail oriented.
    • Must be available to work up to 30 hours per week.
    • Ability to arrange transportation to the Yankees Player Development Complex in Tampa, FL.

    Performance Science Biomechanics Assistants for the Performance Science Department at the New York Yankee Player Development Complex will be part-time employees with an hourly rate for a maximum of 30 hours per week.

    Starting Date
    The assistantship target start date is June 2022 for a 6 month internship with possibility of extension. Please apply if you can commit to the duration, salary and location for this opportunity.

    Application Process
    Please apply via the link below

    The New York Yankees require a Covid-19 vaccination and booster as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.

    This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee. The New York Yankees is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.