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Biomechanist, Sports Science

Minnesota Twins

Posted 4 months ago



Minneapolis, MN, USA

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Job Description

As we grow our integration of sports science and motion capture data within the Minnesota Twins, we are looking to bring on someone who has experience effectively communicating biomechanical - and other related information to our coaching staff. You will serve as one of the main liaisons between the Sports Science Research Team and the Minor League coaching staff, specifically focusing on Player Development processes. Besides day-to-day interaction with the coaching staff, medical team,, and strength & conditioning staff, you will have the opportunity to contribute to long-term research goals driving our understanding of player performance and health.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Collaborate with the Manager, Sports Science to provide actionable insights and recommendations based on sports science data to stakeholders at the Minor League level focusing on pitching, batting, sports performance, and sports medicine.
  • Assist in the data collection using various on and off-field biomechanical tools for athlete monitoring and player performance.
  • Use expertise and background to guide long-term performance research efforts to optimize player development and health.
  • Identify and integrate scientific best practices for Sports Science.
  • Work with Sports Science and baseball systems team to maintain, improve and create intuitive visualizations to facilitate communication with non-Biomechanics audiences (coaches, players, scouts, front office personnel).

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Qualifications Required

  • Demonstrated experience with biomechanical data collection, analysis, and interpretation, including but not limited to: markered and/or markerless motion capture, IMU’s, force plates, etc. driving exceptional skills communicating biomechanical concepts.
  • Experience working in a high-level sports environment (collegiate, professional).
  • Academic background in kinesiology, biomechanics, engineering, sport science, physical therapy, or another closely related field.

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