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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Sport and Exercise Science (Exercise Physiology)

Job No.:566983

Work type:Continuing

This opportunity is designed for professionals who are ready to contribute to the design and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and conduct impactful research within the discipline.

About the position

  • Design, coordinate, and deliver high-quality teaching experiences across various formats.
  • Lead innovative curriculum development and reform in Exercise Physiology.
  • Engage in high-impact research, producing significant publications and securing research funding.
  • Supervise and mentor Honours, Masters, and PhD students, fostering their academic and professional growth.
  • Establish and nurture industry networks to support program delivery and enhance student Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experiences.
  • Contribute to the leadership and administrative functions within the department, promoting a culture of excellence and inclusivity.

Skills and Experience

  • PhD in a relevant discipline, with accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist strongly preferred.
  • Proven excellence in curriculum development and teaching.
  • Strong research record with evidence of quality and impact, particularly in Sport and Exercise Science.
  • Experience in supervising higher degree research students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and engage effectively with diverse populations.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and innovation in teaching and research methodologies.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date: 31 May 2024 at 11:55pm

Position Enquiries: A/Professor Clare MacMahon, Acting Discipline Lead – Sport and Exercise Science E. c.macmahon@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner E. M.magaton@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science (Exercise Physiology).docx

 PD - Lecturer Sport and Exercise Science (Exercise Physiology).pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position’, which is located in the position description

Please scroll down to apply.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.









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