The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking an Associate Sport Scientist. The Associate Sport Scientist will join the integrated Sport Performance Department consisting of Athletic Training, Strength and Conditioning, Sport Psychology, and Performance Nutrition. A qualified candidate will have a championship mindset and be passionate about mentorship and teamwork as a leader in applied sport science and data analysis.
As the Associate Sport Scientist, you will work alongside the Director for Sport Performance in sport science program development for the department, consisting of education for sport coaches, staff, and student-athletes; technology/tool selection and onboarding, as well as management of their integration within the athlete management system (AMS); development of data-centric and educational tools to enhance championship-level communication across departments, both within and beyond the AMS; mentorship of additional Sport Science staff and interns; and providing data analysis, visualization, interpretation and recommendations for individual teams, with support from Assistant Sport Scientists embedded with other teams.
The Associate Sport Scientist will also be a critical member and contributor to the Performance Innovation Team (PIT). The PIT is a one-of-a-kind partnership that merges the Department of Athletics’ Sport Performance Team with the OSU Human Performance Collaborative (HPC) with the mission to provide industry-leading tools, technology, knowledge, innovation, and research to directly support the development and performance of student-athletes.
Minimum Education Required Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. PhD preferred
Required Qualifications 2+ years of experience in applied sport science in NCAA or Professional Sport, including experience with data analytics and data visualization.
The last day applications will be accepted is March 19, 2023.
Interested applicants must submit an application through Workday at https://hr.osu.edu/careers/ and search for requisition number R73211.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 public universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."