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Position: Research Assistant - Motion Capture
Institution: University of Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Duties: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grade 6 Research Assistant (0.6 FTE) to contribute to the work occurring in the Motion Capture Hub in the School of Sport and Exercise Science, which partners with industry and the public sector on innovative biomechanical solutions. The Hub primarily focuses on the analysis of human movement, equipment, and the human-equipment interaction
Requirements: Knowledge and experience with research methods in biomechanics, or a related movement science discipline is required. The ability to operate a motion capture system is essential. Ability to code (e.g. Matlab or Python) and manage datasets is desirable
   
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Email / Username: Password: I accept cookies Login Forgotten Details Register View All Opportunities Research Assistant - Motion Capture School of Sport and Exercise Science Location: Lincoln Salary: From £29,619 pro rata This role is permanent and part time at 0.6 FTE Closing Date: Wednesday 05 October 2022 Interview Date: Wednesday 19 October 2022 Reference: CSS651 The University has established a reputation as one of the most dynamic, fastest growing universities in the UK. Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city it has built an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. Lincoln is currently ranked 22nd overall in the UK in the Guardian University Guide and 42nd in the Times Good University Guide 2019. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grade 6 Research Assistant (0.6 FTE) to contribute to the work occurring in the Motion Capture Hub in the School of Sport and Exercise Science, which partners with industry and the public sector on innovative biomechanical solutions. The Hub primarily focuses on the analysis of human movement, equipment, and the human-equipment interaction. To date, work through the Hub has involved a diverse range of projects such as, partnerships with a world leading trampoline manufacturer, a global police and military tactical vest manufacturer with multiple police forces, and a world-leading EMG company. Other projects have included athlete consultations, external work with clinical specialists, and wearable technology validation. The Motion Capture Hub will continue to work with the police and military, and seeks to expand on work in the exercise consultancy space (e.g. running clinics). The Motion Capture Hub houses 20 motion capture cameras, EMG systems (Delsys Trigno and Galileo sensors), and multiple Inertial Measurement Units. Through our Human Performance Centre, access to additional equipment (e.g. motion capture cameras and forceplates) is available. The Research Assistant will be responsible for conducting research on projects, as directed by the Hub Directors. The post holder is expected to operate with some degree of autonomy and be pro-active in generating new partners and business contacts. They will be responsible for the organisation of work, which would include managing external relationships, and being accountable for the Hub resources. The role holder may have overall responsibility for the planning and implementation of projects, events or services which require forward planning over a period of time. Duties of the successful candidate include sustaining relationships with community groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Knowledge and experience with research methods in biomechanics, or a related movement science discipline is required. The ability to operate a motion capture system is essential. Ability to code (e.g. Matlab or Python) and manage datasets is desirable. There will be the opportunity to undertake a part-time PhD alongside this role for the appropriate candidate. For an informal conversation about this role, please contact Dr Franky Mulloy ( fmulloy@lincoln.ac.uk ). Email details to a friend Apply Online Further details: Job Description and Person Specification We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. 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