1. In-depth knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Sensorimotor and Neurophysiological Basis of Human Movement, Motor Learning and/or Adaptation, Neuromechanics, or Biomechanics.
I held a position as a lecturer in Human Movement Studies (2001-2004) - teaching motor control & learning - before starting my PhD. I have a masters degree in motor control and my PhD work was about sensorimotor control of interceptive actions. Since finishing my PhD (8 years ago), I have been an active researcher in the field of sensorimotor control of movement. I consistently review manuscripts for the major specialist journals in my area of expertise (see https://publons.com/author/1179228/welber-marinovic#profile). I have published 35 peer-reviewed …show more content…
2. Evidence of clear and effective science communication.
I have presented my work in 12 conferences and was invited to be a guest speaker at an international conference in 2012. I was a lecturer at the University of Queensland (2015) and regularly contributed as a guest lecturer in both undergraduate and graduate levels. As the first author of most of my papers (≈70%), I believe my communication skills are exemplary.
3. Advanced skills in collection, analysis and management of human data, particularly related to sensorimotor and neurophysiological basis of human movement; and research methods.
I have extensive experience with data collection using: movement recording systems (Optotrak 3020), force transducers, electromyography (EMG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), and eye-tracking. I am particularly experienced with integrating these different systems to collect human data using Matlab and Labview. I also write my own code in Matlab to process the data I collect and perform all statistical analyses in R.
4. Demonstrated ability to write scientific proposals to seek internal and external funding.
I have been awarded a very competitive ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA 2012-2014) to study how the brain can predict the future position of objects in motion and use these predictions to control our actions (AU$ 375K). I was the leading CI on a seeding grant awarded by
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