Performance and Technique Analyst (Biomechanics)

High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) is seeking an outstanding Biomechanist to join the Performance and Technique Analysis (PTA) team to support coaches and athletes in the Athletics NZ High Performance Programme.

The successful candidate will focus on Athletics NZ's priority and targeted event groups of Throws, Middle Distance and Pole Vault.

Candidates should have a background of effective delivery in biomechanics and performance analysis to high performance programmes. A sound understanding of physics and most importantly an unquenchable thirst for continual learning and development of performance understanding is required. As part of a wider performance team (both within HPSNZ and Athletics NZ) the ability to build and maintain robust relationships is critical. Previous experience in modelling performance will be an advantage. Academically candidates are expected to have a degree (or higher) in sports science, engineering or science.

The successful candidate will be required to provide support regionally in New Zealand and on occasion at international competitions. Candidate must have the ability to travel.

More Details available here.