Jul 20, 2021

Performance Scientist - Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) - Salary $93,241 to $101,886 pa + super - Closing 13 Aug 2021

£93,241 - £101,886 yearly
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  • Mount Claremont Western Australia, Australia
Full time, Contractor/temporary Performance

Job Description

The Western Australian Institute of Sport has an exciting opportunity to work with a range of highly passionate and focused sporting professionals as a Performance Scientist.

WAIS supports Western Australian athletes to perform at the highest levels through providing coaching and support services including medical and sports science.

Located in the beautiful McGillivray Oval precinct in Mt Claremont, access to an outstanding gym and next to HBF Stadium, this is the ideal role for a Performance Scientist with the drive to be successful in a high-performance environment.

About the role:

  • Lead a variety of sport science approaches which identify and support performance improvements for two WAIS Sport Programs
  • Apply Sport specific technologies and practical application of analysed data
  • Develop and assess physiological characteristics underpinning sport performance
  • Integrate and analyse data sets from multiple sources to facilitate load management

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Sport and Exercise Science along with ESSA and ISAK accreditation
  • Strong interpersonal skills including high integrity and the capability to build trusting relationships with coaches, athletes, and other team staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of physiological principles, performance analysis and data analytics in high performance sport
  • Experience working with elite athletes and sporting teams, and within a multidisciplinary performance team environment


  • Experience in Olympic and/or Paralympic sports
  • Sports Nutrition qualification
  • PhD in relevant field of Sport and Exercise Science.


  • This role is only open to applicants with current unrestricted Australian Work Rights
  • Working with Children Check (WA)
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 12 months)

This is a full-time, fixed-term opportunity until 31 December 2022 with possibility of extension. Immediate start available.

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