Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Melbourne, Australia
Monday, 17 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Level B $97,397 + 17% Superannuation

The School of Exercise and Nutrition is recognised as one of the leading education providers in Australia with our research being ranked as well above world standard.

The Lecturer will make an independent contribution to the School’s teaching, research, and program development.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level (including for example in the cloud and in clinical settings).
  • An ability to teaching across the national accredited standards within clinical exercise physiology is particularly desirable, while an ability to articulate the importance of exercise physiology across the domains of exercise science and high-performance sport is desirable.
  • Contributing to research and publication in learning and teaching, including testing the effectiveness of innovations designed to improve student and graduate outcomes including graduate employment.
  • Counselling and mentoring students, including referring students to University services.
  • Contribute to the moderation and maintenance of academic standards, and the development of course and unit curriculum that exemplifies Deakin’s curriculum framework, and meets external requirements such as the Higher Education Standards Framework and professional accreditation.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • PhD in exercise physiology or relevant field.
  • AEP (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) status with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) AND / OR substantial knowledge, expertise and skills within the broad clinical domains described by the national AEP professional standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs in a manner that influences, motivates, and inspires students to learn.
  • Ability to present research seminars and publish in reputed international journals.
  • Capacity to undertake research activity in exercise physiology, including a record of publishing in highly ranked academic journals.
  • Capacity to supervise research students in exercise physiology.

Applications for this position close on 18 March 2020.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.