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    International and Domestic PhD Scholarships - Sydney, Aus - Player Load

    Applications are currently open for International and Domestic applicants for PhD positions at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia and South Sydney Football Club, a member of the National Rugby League. Please note the closing date for International applicants is 31 Jul 2017 (if you are wishing to apply for a scholarship), Domestic student applications close 31 Oct 2017. Please see http://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-an...larship-rounds for more detail.

    Please note these are competitive scholarships awarded to high-calibre applicants.

    Currently we are recruiting suitable students, who obtain a scholarship as above, to research in the area of Strength and Conditioning, and/or Biomechanics, and/or Performance Analysis with a focus on player load in team sports, specifically rugby league, using IMUs.

    The facilities at MQ include a Vicon motion analysis system, 3 in-ground force plates, and other facilities such as a virtual reality laboratory, portable force plates, and a force-instrumented treadmill, EMG, portable force plates, etc.

    Depending on the proposed project the successful applicant should have experience with strength and conditioning / qualifications, a passion for high performance sport, and kinetic and kinematic data collection and analysis experience e.g., Vicon or similar. Experience with Matlab, or similar, is preferred. Excellent maths and/or computer science skills are favourable.

    Please read the university application process (http://www.hdr.mq.edu.au/information_about/how_to_apply), then if the above research topic area interests you contact Dr Tim Doyle directly (tim.doyle@mq.edu.au), before submitting your application so your suitability can be discussed; please include:
    - a brief statement about yourself,
    - copies of all your academic transcripts, and
    - a brief (1-2 paragraph) example research project proposal.

    The successful applicant will need to start early 2018.

    Please contact me directly for further information, tim.doyle@mq.edu.au
    Last edited by tladoyle33; 07-13-2017 at 11:13 AM.

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