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Job Vacancy: Academy Football Scientist

8 January 2018

Job Vacancy: Academy Football Scientist (part-time)

Rochdale AFC are the number one Academy for productivity at Category 3 for the second year in succession. This means that over the last three years the Academy has produced more home-grown players to play First Team football than any other Category 3 Club in the country. We are the second highest in the English Football League and third highest across the country including the Premier League.

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and enthusiastic football scientist to become a member of the Sports Science and Medicine Department at Rochdale AFC Academy. This role will involve close work with other key stakeholders including coaching and medical colleagues covering all aspects of elite player performance. 

We are looking to recruit an Academy Football Scientist who will be able to design, develop, and implement appropriate football science practices as part of the Academy’s Sports Science and Medicine Programme for the Club’s Academy Players. The Academy Football Scientist will be assigned to work within the PDP (U18s) and the YDP (U16s and U15s). The candidate will contribute to the maintenance and development of an elite performance environment at the Academy.

Vacancy: Part-time Academy Football Scientist

Department: Sports Science & Medicine Department

Reporting to: Head of Sports Science

Salary: £9000 per annum

Please click HERE to see the attached Role Profile and Person Specification (a detailed job description is available on request).

If you meet the qualification criteria and feel you have the relevant experience and evidence to meet the role profile and person specification, then please apply via email with a covering letter and CV to:

Kevin Gibbins, Head of Sports Science,

Closing date: Until position has been filled.

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