PhD position in Victoria University (Australia)

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.

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CountryAustralia
Date
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Name of institution/organizationVictoria University
Deadline19th December 2014
Contact personDr Sam Robertson email: *email address protected*
Websitehttp://www.vu.edu.au/news-events/news/western-bulldogs-phd-scholarship-for-2015