Associate Professor in Exercise and Sports Science

Darwin, Australia
23 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Continuing, full time appointment
Research Active Academic Level D $142,027 to $155,371 per annum
Plus 17% Super and 6 weeks annual leave
Casuarina Campus

Charles Darwin University is a new world university built on social justice, sustainability, creativity and collective effort. We are young, vibrant and internationally recognised for teaching and research. Your individual needs, expectations and aspirations are our top priority; we are committed to bringing people together to use knowledge to shape the future. It's a place where everyone can follow their passion to make things better - however big or small, and it’s these attributes that form the rich mosaic that is CDU. This drives who we engage with, what we research, how we deliver education and training, what we value and how we imagine our future. We support our staff and students to follow their passions to help shape a brighter future for everyone. We are proud of who we are.

The College of Health and Human Sciences at Charles Darwin University is evolving. We are strengthening our portfolio of flourishing programs; with a strong research base and exceptional community links, we are increasing opportunities for students in a range of exercise and sport science programs. We are looking for people to join our successful teams - to innovate, to create, to develop and lead our new and exciting programs. This role will both challenge and reward, offer flexibility and career development. It comes with genuine work life balance, which will allow you the time to explore some of Australia’s best kept secrets that are right here on Darwin’s door step.

As the Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Exercise and Sports Science you will lead and coordinate the development of our Exercise and Sports Science portfolio within the College. You will manage programme changes along with identifying and developing research collaboration opportunities. Completion of a doctoral qualification in Exercise and Sports Science or related discipline is fundamental to your successful application. A capacity to lead, innovate and progress developments at unit, program and discipline level, with the ability to demonstrate working effectively with others, and an understanding of, and commitment to working in a culturally safe and secure way will be highly regarded as will the ability to present your research, and networks that benefit the unit and College.

If you have any questions please contact Dr Natalie Milic, Assistant Dean (Academic Disciplines) to discuss the role and position further on (08) 8946 6036 or

To view the responsibilities of the role please click on: Position Profile

All applications must be received online via the ‘apply’ button, and should include a cover letter including a response to the essential competencies contained within the position profile, and a detailed resume.

Closing Date: Tuesday 22 October 2019