ST-15 Researcher in Biomechanics, Sport Science and ergonomics
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term
As part of Tyndall’s Science Foundation Ireland Research activities (VISTAMILK, CONNECT, CONFIRM, INSIGHT) and having secured a number of industrial research contracts in the research domain of Human motion Analytics in the application domains of sports science, health and Industrial Applications for worker safety and ergonomics, the Wireless Sensor Network Group (WSN) at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork is currently recruiting for a Postdoctoral Researcher Biomechanics and human motion analytics
At the Tyndall National Institute, at University College, Cork the Human Centric Systems research cluster is carrying out world class research in the development of wireless sensor systems for use in the body, on the body and around the body. Working closely with a global range of academic, business and clinical partners, our technology is under evaluation by several multinational corporations and is approaching market readiness in a number of areas.
The WSN Group, Tyndall National Institute - University College Cork, invites applications for appointments as Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomechanics and motion analytics. The applied research program will focus on leading the applied and industrial research activity in solving the technical challenges associated with human motion analytics – primarily in the areas of sports science and worker safety in this exciting and rapidly expanding R&D field.
Reporting to the Biomechanics Team Leader, the WSN Head of Group or their nominee, this is an exciting opportunity to help define and implement a biomechanical/human motion capture research program in this fast-moving, industrially relevant area of wearable sensing systems for sports, life and industry.
The successful candidate will lead an applied research agenda for a team of multi-disciplinary researchers with expertise in data analytics and motion capture. The WSN Group is comprised of engineers, researchers and postgraduate students with various levels of experience and qualifications.
Specific activities for this position will include applied motion analytics, project management, research proposal writing, student supervision, travel to international conferences/workshops/industry meetings, proposal project meetings and dissemination of the group’s activities in high impact journal and conference publications.
This is an initial 24 month contract with scope for extension subject to performance and funding secured.
Appointment may be made on the IUA Scale for Post-Doctoral Researchers €39,130- 46,442 pa. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.
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The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.
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