Research Associate – Advanced Turf Measurement for Player Safety and Performance

Loughborough University

Early Career Researcher
Posted 8 months ago

Job Description & Person Specification:

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the Sports Technology Research Group, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University. The research group has an outstanding international reputation in sports engineering research, working with global brands on the design, simulation, testing and manufacture of sports goods ( In particular, the group has built a world-leading track record in sports surfaces research ( The group has access to extensive laboratory and field facilities to support their research.

This project is funded by FIFA with the overall purpose of developing new portable mechanical test devices to measure the typical player–surface interaction in football for integration into the FIFA Quality Programme for Football Turf. The project is collaborative in nature and the Research Associate will work with the teams at Loughborough University and Labosport Ltd, a Nottingham-based major sports surface test house (

Application Details:
Please follow the link on the webpage given below for details on how to apply.

Closing Deadline: 13 September 2020