Jobs in the Sport Sector
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) delivers a number of programs in partnership with National Sporting Organisations, State Institutes and Academies of Sport, Sate Departments of Sport and Recreation, just to name a few.
There are many opportunities for careers in sport in Australia. This page includes information on current sporting employment opportunities which are not at the ASC.
A list of current vacancies at the Australian Sports Commission can be found at our Careers with ASC site.
PhD Scholarship in Sport Psychology: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The Project: Resilience and competitive performance in elite athletes.
•Elite athletes face adversities, obstacles, and failures.
•They need to be resilient to succeed.
•But how to develop resilience?
•Are some techniques/strategies, such as mindfulness, more effective than others?
•This project builds on theory, and is expected to deliver applications.
The Scholarship: This is a collaboration between the Performance Psychology Team at AIS and the University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise (UCRISE). We are offering a three year full-time PhD scholarship ($32,000/year). Office space will be provided at AIS and UC.
The Candidate: You have a Master’s degree in Sport Psychology/Sport Science and very good knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Strong communication skills in English and prior research experience are expected.
Australian Institute of Sport & University of Canberra
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Kirsten Peterson, AIS: email@example.com
Prof. Peter Hassmen, UC: firstname.lastname@example.org
Send applications including CV and certificates to Prof. Hassmen, no later than 15 March, 2016