Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Science

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time position, based at our Hawthorn campus

About the Role 
We have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Science.

The Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science will join the dedicated team at Swinburne University of Technology delivering the BA-Exercise & Sport Science course, which is accredited at the Exercise Scientist (AES) level by Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA). 

The primary roles will be in the areas of Motor Control and Motor Learning, where the Lecturer will contribute to the curriculum and be responsible for the teaching of core undergraduate units. Additionally, the incumbent will be expected to deliver and/or contribute to other undergraduate units within the school.

You will contribute to work integrated learning and develop a strong research profile with the ability to attract research funding. It is anticipated the Lecturer would supervise Honours, and postgraduate students in their field of expertise.

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 

•    Contribute to the development and implementation of effective learning and teaching practices within the university.
•    Preparation and delivery of tutorials, lectures, practical’s and/or seminars.
•    Prepare, assess, and provide appropriate feedback to students.
•    Prepare and deliver materials in exercise and sport science, including using digital learning technologies and discipline specific teaching and learning tools.
•    Conduct practice-based research and scholarship activities, both individually and as a member of a team.
•    Contribute to the preparation of refereed journal publications, conference and seminar papers arising from the research.
•    Support and maintain a high quality and productive academic environment for staff and students.
•    Enhance the reputation of your discipline, department and school through external forums, high quality teaching and high-quality research, both nationally and internationally.

For more information on the Key Selection Criteria, please refer to the Position Description attached.

•    A doctoral qualification in Exercise and Sport Science.
About Swinburne University of Technology 
Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

•    Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
•    Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
•    Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
•    Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.  

To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. 

If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply’ and you will be redirected to Swinburne’s Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

For more information on this role please contact Department Chair - Health Science and Biostatistics, Jason Howitt on jhowitt@swin.edu.au.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au. 

Applications Close: 3rd of December at 5pm

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact inclusion@swin.edu.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  
For any support please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

Victoria’s Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes 
As a signatory to Victoria’s Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.  

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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