Lecturer, Clinical Exercise Physiology

AU$110,856 per annum + 17% Super
14 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part time (0.6FTE) fixed term until 31 December 2024
  • Education focused or teaching and research focused role in Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Base Salary $110,856 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Sydney School of Health Sciences are seeking an academic with expertise in clinical exercise physiology who is passionate about improving health outcomes and health equity in the local, national and global communities.

An Education Focused Lecturer (Clinical Education) is expected to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning practice, design and evaluation within their Academic School, with a focus on coaching and developing students in the provision of best-practice patient care within a simulated or real clinical setting. A Lecturer (Teaching and Research) is also expected to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning practice, design and evaluation within their Academic School, while maintaining a relevant program of research in clinical exercise physiology.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • contribute to outstanding educational design, delivery, evaluation and outcomes
  • apply your clinical knowledge and expertise to innovate teaching and learning
  • contribute to the education and administrative activities of the school
  • contribute to a positive workplace culture within the school
  • contribute to the strategic direction of the university
  • engage beyond the university (clinical and or industry partners)
  • work as an effective team member and, as required, coordinate units of study
  • develop your research profile through original, high-quality independent research in any area of clinical exercise physiology.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an academic who has:

  • an allied health professional qualification or equivalent
  • significant recent clinical expertise in any area of Exercise Physiology and current accreditation with Exercise & Sport Science Australia (ESSA) at the level of Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) and Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES)
  • a relevant post-graduate level qualification -a PhD if applying for the Lecturer (Teaching and Research) position
  • significant experience working in a clinical setting and proven ability to apply expertise and knowledge to inform pedagogical practice (usually more than 3 years post accredited primary healthcare qualification)
  • Willingness to maintain clinical practice
  • experience in teaching and learning in a tertiary environment, as evidenced by student coaching and skills development
  • demonstrated success in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives with a clinical focus
  • a network of relationships with key academic, clinical and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • demonstrated capacity to stimulate, actively engage and educate students in the provision of outstanding patient care.

Closing date for applications

11.59 pm, 16 January 2022

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Please note: The University of Sydney will be closed from 24 December 2021 until 9 January 2022 inclusive.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter indicating whether you are interested in the education focused role or the teaching and research role, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Andria Bingham, Recruitment Operations, by email to andria.bingham@sydney.edu.au

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