Research Fellow, Sport & Exercise Science – La Trobe University

Posted 1 year ago

Job No.:559355
Work type:Fixed Term
Full time, 3 year fixed term appointment
Role based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
$84,834 – $105,789 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

The School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport is the largest education and training provider of its kind in Australia and comprises the disciplines of Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Orthoptics, Social Work and Social Policy, and Sport and Exercise Science.

About the role
This position requires an enthusiastic researcher in sport and exercise science, with experience and expertise in biomechanics and movement analysis. A key role of the position will be to assist in the management of an externally-funded research project under the supervision of Dr Kane Middleton and Prof Paul Gastin. The project aims to investigate the relationship between gait variability and injury risk in military recruits.

Skills & Experience
In order to undertake this position the successful candidate will be required to have:
Completion of a PhD or extensive research experience in biomechanics and movement analysis;
A record of publications, conference papers and/or reports, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence of strong research potential;
Knowledge of, and experience with, movement analysis equipment and associated software (specifically 3D motion capture, force plates, and wearable technology including accelerometers or IMUs);
Knowledge of, and experience with processing and analysing movement analysis data, including preparing these data for presentations and publications.

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How to Apply
Closing date: 11pm Wednesday 25th March 2020
Position Enquiries: Dr Kane Middleton, Ph: +61 3 9479 5884, or Email:

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