Victoria University and the Western Bulldogs Football Club (Australian Rules Football – AFL) are offering a fully funded PhD stipend for an excellent candidate to conduct research in the area of sports analytics and computer science.
Applicants should me the following criteria:
* meet all entry requirements to enrol into a PhD<http://www.vu.edu.au/courses/browse-for-courses/by-course-level/postgraduate-studies/doctor-of-philosophy-phd> at Victoria University
* display evidence of advanced skills using statistical software packages
* possess programming ability (preferably in R)
* have excellent visualisation skills, including the ability to develop dashboards and GUI’s for use in an applied sporting environment
* possess a strong work ethic and ability to innovate
* submit a one to two page cover letter detailing your suitability for the scholarship of interest
* submit a full Curriculum Vitae (including academic transcripts and any supporting documents).
It is desirable for you to have:
* a formal qualification in the mathematical or statistical sciences
* previous experience in high performance sports.