Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Development

Banyule, Australia
03 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Based at La Trobe University’s Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $112,662 - $129,675 per annum 17% superannuation

About La Trobe University

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

In this role

The opportunity exists for a passionate and established academic with an ability to lead the new Diploma of Sports Coaching and Development course to be delivered in partnership with Carlton Football Club.

This position will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a crucial role coordinating the course that will be based at the Carlton FC facility in Carlton, as well as lead the development of curriculum, coordinate and teach undergraduate subjects.

As a senior member of the discipline’s staff, you will contribution to the discipline’s research, supervising higher degree students and supporting research projects.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role you will have completed a PhD or relevant qualifications plus extensive industry experience and standing.

You will possess a strong record of research publications, experience in preparing research proposals and demonstrated capacity in curriculum development and teaching excellence.

Your ability to mentor and supervising undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students, and encourage intellectual development and career aspirations of students, will see you succeed in this role.


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How to apply

Closing date: Wednesday 31st October at 11.55 pm

Position Enquiries: Dr. Michael Dillon. Acting Head, Department Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport, Ph: +61 3 9479 5889, Email:

Please address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Melissa Favata, Senior Recruitment Business Partner on +61 (03) 9479 2030.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.