Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Exercise Science

Port Macquarie, Australia
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • A supportive, friendly and flexible work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Relocation Allowance if Applicable

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $66,288 to $112,099 pa (plus superannuation)
  • Port Macquarie

The Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Exercise Science will be responsible for and actively engage in teaching, subject co-ordination, research, curriculum development and student engagement related to anatomy and physiology, growth, development and aging, and exercise science and health within the scope of the School's teaching programs. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in multiple teaching methods (face-to-face and online delivery).

The position will be located on the Port Macquarie campus and will be involved in co-ordinating cross-campus subjects and liaising with staff and students across multiple campuses. The appointee will participate in the administration and ongoing curriculum development and includes expectations of a strong contribution to the School's research profile that aligns with both the University and School's direction.

To be successful you will have:

  • Qualification relevant to Exercise Science (at the level being applied for) and eligible for accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Capacity to contribute to course and subject design, and to deliver quality student centred learning and teaching, including the capacity to incorporate new technologies and new approaches to teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to building partnerships, liaising with academic colleagues and working as a member of discipline-specific and interdisciplinary teams

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health (SESSH) is a multi-campus, academic unit. The School offers a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the disciplines of exercise science, sports management, sports media, exercise physiology and nutrition. The School has a diverse range of staff who work together in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. Staff are focused on innovative and high-quality education, using state-of-the-art exercise science laboratories and learning spaces to encourage collaboration and support new methods of teaching and learning.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents, or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Professor Frank Marino | Head, School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health | | Ph: 02 6338 4268

Closing Date: 11 pm, 12 December 2018

The next steps of the recruitment process will be conducted in January 2019 and applicants may expect to receive notice of their progress in the new year.