Associate Professor, Sport and Exercise Science

Banyule, Australia
20 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Make a significant and leading contribution to the teaching and research effort in Sport and Exercise Sciences.
  • Full-time, continuing position $139,177 -$152,993 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation.

About La Trobe University

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

In this role

This position will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a crucial role leading and conducting innovative and high impact research and building sustainable relationships with a range of industry partners to promote sport performance. Applicants with expertise in the field of optimising human performance and/or applied sport science are encouraged to apply.

Teaching within the Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science in our undergraduate and postgraduate offerings, you will motivate and engage our students, provide a high-quality learning experience, and influence career aspirations and graduate outcomes.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role you will have completed a PhD with extensive industry experience and standing recognised by the University.

Demonstrated experience coordinating complex subjects, leading curriculum and evidence of teaching excellence is essential for this role. In addition, you will possess a strong record of research publications, experience in preparing research proposals and supervising higher-degree students to successful completion.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday 22 December 2019

Position Enquiries: Professor Paul Gastin, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, Ph: +61 3 9479 1982, Email:

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Melissa Favata, Senior Recruitment Business Partner on +61 (03) 9479 2030.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.