Senior Movement Scientist - Sunshine Coast Hub

Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS)

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  • Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
  • Full Time, Contract/Temp
  • $114,2582 - $122,593 pa inc super & leave loading
Closing 30 Nov 2021
Applications 0


The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) has embarked upon a bold and ambitious 2032 Vision, to ‘Inspire Extraordinary Sporting Success.’ QAS now seeks a Senior Movement Scientist to provide world-leading evidence-based movement science servicing (integrated biomechanics, skill acquisition and performance analysis) and advice at the Swimming Australia High Performance Hub Program which leads to winning outcomes for athletes and coaches!

QAS understands that expert people with a strong commitment to continuous improvement sits at the heart of achieving extraordinary sporting success. This is an exciting time for QAS within the context of the Queensland Government's recent successful bid to host the 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games.

Reporting to the Hub Manager, the Senior Movement Scientist is responsible for examining senior athlete’s movements and provide movement science servicing integrated with biomechanics, performance analysis and skill acquisition.

To be considered for the Senior Movement Scientist, you will have a demonstrable track record in high performance sport and experience delivering biomechanics, performance analysis and skill acquisition services. 

We are looking for a team player with:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in high performance sport working with Olympic and Paralympic athletes/programs.
  • Experience leading interdisciplinary teams or within the same discipline.
  • Experience delivering biomechanics, performance analysis and skill acquisition in an integrated way to coaches and athletes.
  • Experience working with National/State Sporting Organisations and Sport Institutes.

You will have a degree qualification in sport and exercise science or similar, and a post-graduate qualification in this specific field would be highly desirable. You will also be an ESSA Accredited Sport Scientist - Level 2 (ASpS L2).

This is an exceptional opportunity for an entrepreneurial operator to work within a high-performance team with behaviours conducive to creating environments of excellence and a commitment to continuous improvement.

For further information about this opportunity, confidential inquiries to Trish King of QAS Trish.King@dtis.qld.gov.au

Applications close:  30 November 2021

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Application Instruction

  • Please provide the following to assess your suitability:
    • a current resume
    • cover letter (maximum 2 pages)
  • Two referees who have a thorough knowledge of your work performance and conduct. Please ensure that one of the referees is your current or immediate past supervisor.
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