UWA-Tennis Australia PhD Scholarship, Perth or Melbourne, Australia

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UWA-Tennis Australia PhD Scholarship: Are you passionate about racquet sports and eager to contribute to cutting-edge research? The School of Human Sciences at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in collaboration with Tennis Australia is offering a fully funded PhD scholarship for a dedicated and motivated candidate. Join us in exploring the physical demands and health benefits of emerging racquet sports such as Padel, Pickleball, and POP Tennis, and their potential compared to traditional tennis formats.

Designation:PhD Candidate
Research Area:Sports Science
Location:University of Western Australia, Perth or Melbourne, Australia
Eligibility/Qualification:Bachelor’s degree in a science-based field with research-based honors or master’s level training. Specialization in applied sports science, training/match load monitoring, and data analytics preferred. Experience in high-performance sporting environments and player tracking technologies is a plus. Open to domestic and international applicants.
Job Description:The successful candidate will conduct research on the physical and physiological demands of emerging racquet sports compared to traditional tennis. Collaborate with a project team including A/Prof Olivier Girard (UWA) and industry professionals A/Prof Machar Reid and Callum Beale (Tennis Australia). This position includes a fully funded PhD scholarship with a living stipend of $35,000 per annum.
How to Apply:Interested candidates should email the following documents to A/Prof Olivier Girard (olivier.girard@uwa.edu.au):
  1. A cover letter outlining your suitability for the position.
  2. A copy of your academic transcript.
  3. A brief CV containing your contact details. | | Last Date for Apply: | October 15, 2023 |

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to contribute to the research of the fastest-growing sports in the world and further your academic career. Apply now and be part of a dynamic team at the intersection of sports and science! For inquiries and additional information, please contact A/Prof Olivier Girard at olivier.girard@uwa.edu.au.


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