Performance Scientist – Biomechanics (Swimming & Individual Athletes)

See also: Performance Scientist – Biomechanics (Individual Athletes)


The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) is seeking to recruit a passionate, driven, and collaborative high-performance professional to work within our Performance Science team.

The role of Performance Scientist – Biomechanist, will suit a professional who has been working in a high-performance sporting environment for a number of years and brings a passion for sporting achievement with a focus on athlete performance, health and wellbeing, and a strong commitment to positively impacting high-performance culture.

Reporting to the Performance Science Manager, the primary purpose of this specialist role is to provide biomechanics expertise and deliver support to the VIS Swimming and Individual Athlete programs, working collaboratively as part of an inter-disciplinary team approach.

This position will be based at the world class VIS headquarters in Melbourne’s Albert Park precinct but will require the capacity to travel to training and competition venues.


The Victorian Institute of Sport is one of Australia’s elite high performance sports training and coaching organisations. Through promoting our maxim of “Success in Sport and Life” the organisation constantly strives to provide an environment in which talented athletes have the opportunity to excel in both their chosen sport and life in general. Underpinning this dedication is a strong set of core values that promote excellence, courage, passion, community, simplicity and success amongst not only the athletes, but also the coaching and support staff equally.

The VIS supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

If this sounds like you, an Information Pack with further details about the application process, the VIS and the role can be obtained from Nerissa Byrne, Senior Performance Coordinator (VIS) on (03) 9425 0061 or

For any additional details on the role, please contact Rodney Siegel, Performance Science Manager, at

Applications, including CV and cover letter addressing the job holder capabilities must be received at the VIS no later than 5:00 pm AEDT Friday 28 January 2022.

Interviews will be scheduled for the week commencing Monday 7 February 2022.

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