Senior Lecturer/Head of Course, Exercise and Sport Sciences

Cairns, Australia
03 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Continuing, Full Time
  • School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
  • CQUniversity Cairns (generous relocation packages available)
  • Total Remuneration $140,098 to $161,106 pa
  • Remuneration inclusive of annual cash salary, 17% superannuation and 12.96% leave loading

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

As proud sponsors of the Cairns Taipans, CQUniversity leads the higher education industry by providing exercise and sport sciences students and academics with the opportunity to completely embed teaching, learning and research practices within a national, professional sporting team ensuring a real-world educational context. With new laboratories based at the Cairns Basketball Association headquarters tailored with the latest biomechanics and 3D motion-capture technologies, CQUniversity has positioned Cairns to become a centre of excellence for exercise and sport sciences.

Be a part of CQUniversity’s outstanding trajectory and have a strategic influence on the direction of our sport and exercise science course offerings, helping to cement our leading reputation within industry and expand our presence into Far North Queensland. Join a University that supports your professional development to no end and promotes fast academic progression, allowing you to stand out from the crowd and be truly recognised for your teaching and research contributions. As Head of Course for the first three years of your appointment, exercise your leadership skills to lead a geographically dispersed team of dedicated and passionate academics to success across CQUniversity’s Cairns, Rockhampton and Mackay campuses.

With this fantastic career opportunity, why not also consider a change in scenery? Set in Cairns’ CBD, the state-of-the-art CQUniversity campus sits within one of Australia’s most vibrant coastal and multicultural cities. With strong links to community and industry, and an affordable lifestyle living close by to the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest, our generous relocation packages can take you and your family to Cairns to help build the next chapter of your career.

Position Requirements:

  • PhD in exercise and sport sciences or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to take a team leadership role and mentor junior academic staff.
  • Proven ability to teach and supervise University students and to contribute to research within the School.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

  • Applications Close: 11:59 pm, Tuesday, 30 July 2019
  • Vacancy Reference Number: 33191

When submitting your application, please include the following: Cover Letter (optional), Current Resume, Responses to Selection Criteria. Use alphabetic or numeric characters only in your application. Do not use characters such as apostrophe (‘), slash (/), ampersand (&) etc. except in your email address. “Applicants for the position must have full time work rights.”

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply