Job no: 0033180
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Salary: Level B – $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super
About the Role
The Lecturer Health and Physical Education will be at the forefront of Health and Physical Education in Australia with a strong national profile. They will make effective contributions to teaching and learning, research and scholarship, leadership and service within the Faculty of Education. The successful applicant will have expertise in primary education and secondary education with the capacity to address issues associated with Health, Physical Education and Sport across the lifespan.
As a teacher in Faculty of Education, the Lecturer Health and Physical Education will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and will be involved with subject development (including the development of online pedagogies) and subject coordination.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Making significant contributions to the leadership, design, coordination and implementation of subjects and courses
- Engaging in collaborative research to pursue competitive external research funding
- Undertaking academic and administrative leadership through coordination of subjects, and teaching teams and research teams
Who We Are Looking For
You should possess a demonstrated capacity to contribute to research in Health and Physical Education by participating in research projects, acquiring funding, and publishing findings in relevant leading outlets. Excellence in teaching at the university level within Health and Physical Education and Sports Studies is essential, with the ability to make significant contributions to subject and course development, undertake subject coordination duties, and provide specialized support to students on placement. Your extensive teaching experience in Health and Physical Education across various educational streams, including primary and secondary education, is crucial, including experience and knowledge connected with contemporary school curriculum frameworks. Additionally, you should showcase a demonstrated capacity to apply for and secure competitive grant applications and other external research funding in Health and Physical Education. Furthermore, demonstrated engagement with research and policy development in education, particularly in Health and Physical Education, is important.
You will also have:
- A PhD or professional doctorate in a relevant area
- Qualifications that meet requirements for professional registration as a teacher
- Demonstrated capacity to supervise graduate research students;
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and constructively in teams, including multi-disciplinary teams.
For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.
This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.
Your New Team – the Faculty of Education
The Faculty of Education fosters staff productivity, growth and engagement in a collective effort to enrich the contribution that education makes to society. We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of education practice both within and beyond the profession. The Faculty of Education stimulates learning that enriches the potential of students from around the world, enabling meaningful careers and profound contributions to communities. We provide research leadership, setting the direction for high-impact, innovative and responsive research that addresses the pressing issues of our time. We lead purposeful engagement with society, sharing our resources and expertise as part of collaborative efforts to build a resilient, equitable and sustainable future.
What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!
About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.
For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:
- Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
- The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Nick Petersen via email at Faculties-TA@unimelb.edu.au, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.
If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.
Applications close: Friday 8 December 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)
Position Description: 0033180_Lecturer in Health and Physical Education_PD.pdf