Cricket Post Doctoral Research Position - Bowling Action Mar 2009

cricket research position [expand] Overview:
The position is funded by the International Cricket Council and will be based at the Centre for Wireless Monitoring and Technology, School of Engineering, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Cricket Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport are key collaborators in the project.

The Role:
The project will develop a solution to enable the real-time wireless monitoring of the three-dimensional motion of the elbow joint of elite cricket bowlers in field conditions. The project involves extensive scoping of appropriate technologies, the development of a cricket specific motion analysis tool, validation against established biomechanical laboratory methodologies and miniaturization for unobtrusive wear by elite cricketers.

The Person:
The position provides an exciting opportunity for a PhD qualified scientist with a strong background in engineering, physics, mathematics and signal processing. Applicants with these skills from a variety of backgrounds (e.g. biomedical or mechanical engineering or the sport sciences) are encouraged to apply. A background and or strong interest in sport will be an advantage, but is not essential. The position requires good communication skills and the ability to work across a multi-site multi-stakeholder project. .

The appointment is for 2.5 years and remuneration is at the Griffith University Researcher Fellow 1. The project will require close collaboration with sport scientists, engineers and staff from GU, CA and the AIS. Relocation funds will be provided where appropriate.

Position description and application information here

Completed applications should be forwarded to Ms Sue Thorne, HR Officer (VRN WMA0109/09), Griffith University, Human Resource Management, Room 1.18, G34 Gold Coast campus, Qld 4222 Facsimile: (07) 5552 8124. Email: s.thorne@griffith.edu.au

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