Associate Lecturer in Health, Sport and Physical Education

Brisbane, Australia
05 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences The School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences’ vision is to be an international leader in the study of human movement and nutrition, demonstrating excellence through innovative, creative, and dynamic teaching and research, in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and engaging environment. The School holds a leadership position in its field in the Australian tertiary environment and is highly regarded for its teaching, research and community outreach programs.

The role The School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences is currently seeking an Associate Lecturer to teach into, and further develop, the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Hons) program specifically using recent professional practice. The appointee will undertake undergraduate teaching, research, university service and community engagement activities associated with the School and The Centre for Sport in Society. The position will be based at The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus.

The person Candidates should possess current accreditation with the Queensland College of Teachers (or equivalent) and possess recency of professional practice in Queensland schools. Applicants should have expertise in high quality teaching in Health, Sport, and Physical Education at the undergraduate level, an in-depth knowledge of the Australian Curriculum (Health and Physical Education and relevant pedagogies and assessment practices), and evidence of leadership within the Health, Sport, and Physical Education profession. The person should have high level verbal and written communication skills, high level organisational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues. 

The University of Queensland is a family-friendly workplace and offers a number of flexible work options to help staff balance their responsibilities at work and at home. Further information can be found here.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

The roles are a 0.6 FTE and a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Remuneration There are two positions a full-time and a part-time (0.6 FTE), fixed term 2 year appointment at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533.50 - $87,535.13 p.a. FTE, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504.19 - $102,416.10 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor Andrew Cresswell on +61 7 3365 6241 or

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