Lecturer A/B in Exercise and Sports Science

Hawthorn, Australia
$67,015 – $90,251 Level B $94,910 - $112,364 + 17% Super
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

If you are looking for your next exciting opportunity, come join the Department of Health and Medical Sciences, providing strong and energetic leadership in research and teaching.

About Swinburne

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

As the Associate Lecturer/Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Science you will play a role in teaching and research in the Department of Health and Medical Sciences at Swinburne University. You will have a primary expertise and experience in work integrated learning (professional practice) for exercise and sport science and be able to contribute to another sub-discipline area. The incumbent will contribute to curriculum and potentially research in their sub-discipline area of exercise and sport science in undergraduate and postgraduate programs within the School of Health Science at Swinburne University.

The primary focus of the Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Exercises and Sport Science is to convene and teach undergraduate units, contribute to academic programs and supervise research students. You will be enthusiastic around innovation and embracing diversity to enrich the opportunities of colleagues and students. You will also be expected to carry out appropriate activities that will maintain and develop their scholarly, research and/or professional expertise.

Swinburne University is delivering a new contemporary exercise and sport science degree through a number of different media; including face to face, blended, and using digital technology. Cutting edge laboratories and technology are available to deliver exercise and sport science teaching at Swinburne, and this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the development of a new exercise and sport science program!

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A Bachelors and Masters qualification in Exercise and Sport Science
  • A doctoral qualification in Exercise and Sport Science (Level A - preferable, Level B essential)
  • Demonstrated experience in tertiary teaching including a record of teaching in Exercise and Sport Science in work integrated learning (exercise science professional practice) as well as the ability to contribute to another area of exercise and sport science curriculum
  • Potential to contribute to research or professional activities in exercise and sport science as an emerging researcher

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the respective position description for Academic Level A and Academic Level B


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

Some of excellent benefits include:

  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Onsite health services
  •  Private health insurance discounts
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Amanda Benson (Course Director Exercise & Sport Science) on via email - abenson@swin.edu.au.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm Monday 19th November 2018.