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JOB OPENINGS

The Institut national du sport du Québec offers a multidisciplinary workplace that leverages a number of different professional, technical and scientific fields. Within a dynamic, open and constantly evolving context, team members are called upon—like their clientele—to strive for excellence. If you would like to take on a unique professional challenge working with Québec’s top high-performance athletes and coaches, please see the positions we are looking to fill below.

We wish to thank all the candidates for the interest shown in our organization. However, please note that we will communicate only with the candidates selected for the next step. Please do not phone.

Call for nominations- Position on the Board of Directors | 2019-03-05
Research contract - Developer, Trampoline Load Quantification Tool
Description:

The candidate will be in charge of developing a computer program that concatenates trampoline performance metrics in order to provide rapid feedback from the field, routine optimization, and longitudinal monitoring of performance and loading phase. The incumbent will organize force transducer recorded metrics, such as flight time and horizontal displacement, that quantify the amplitude of the athlete’s movements on the web. The candidate will also have to develop variables to quantify the success of some acrobatic sequences. The intern will have the opportunity to work with the next generation of athletes from the high-performance Trampoline Canada (Gymnastics Canada) training group. They will be supervised by a sports biomechanist and other members of the IST staff, as well as by specialists from the Trampoline Canada training group.

 

Tasks:

–       Program data collection automation

–       Create a user-friendly interface

–       Develop and manage a database

–       Analyze and develop variables for performance monitoring

–       Design an intuitive process for visualizing results for feedback to coaches

 

Requirements:

–       Education (B. Sc. and/or M. Sc or Ph. D) in the fields of kinesiology, biomechanics, health sciences, information technology, engineering

–       Programming and data processing skills (Matlab, R or equivalent)

–       Experience with a business tool (Excel, Qlik Sense, Hexfit or other)

–       Ability to design and manage databases

–       Basic statistical knowledge

–       Work experience, an asset

–       Knowledge of high-performance sport and biomechanics, an asset


Duration: 16 to 24 weeks

Hours of work: Full time or part time

Hourly rate: Depending on experience

Start date: As soon as possible

Workplace: 4141 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Montreal, QC  H1V 3N7 (https://goo.gl/maps/7VzH9icu9L62)

Application: Cover letter and CV emploi@insquebec.org

Interested in joining the INS Québec team but don’t see any job openings that match your experience and expertise?

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Internships

The sports sciences department regularly accepts interns from a variety of backgrounds. Students who are interested may submit their CV and state their reasons for applying. Applications are considered each semester, based on needs.

Internship offers available