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Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Sports Management

Employer
FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
Location
Adelaide, Australia
Salary
$129,818 - $171,450 p.a. 
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

Job Details

Position Details 

About the College of Business Government & Law 

The College of Business, Government and Law is a forward thinking, future focused place to work, teach and research. Our mission statement is “to embrace innovative knowledge and practice to tackle the challenges of our time, with a strategic focus on technology, health, and social impact.”

Guided by our mission statement and strategic industry collaborations, the College successfully provides contemporary, practical, and future-oriented education and research in business, commerce, sports, health care management, politics, public policy, international relations, law, and criminology. Sports Management sits within the Business discipline.

The College of Business, Government and Law are currently seeking dynamic and passionate applicants who can make a meaningful contribution to one of our fastest growing program (i.e Sports management ), for the position of either Senior Lecturers (Level C) or Associate Professors (Level D), in Sports Management.

About the role:

The college will consider applicants for Teaching Specialist or Balanced Positions. The candidates are encouraged to refer to attached Position Descriptions and apply to the role(s) they believe fits their profile and passion.

Teaching Specialist Academic Level C:

  • Creating, coordinating and conducting inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, with a focus on Sports Management subjects, across all levels and modes of the College.
  • Providing educational leadership and dissemination of best practice, ensuring awareness and utilisation of contemporary education principles.
  • Provide leadership in coordination and development of the curricula as well as willing to lead international activities including student mobility programs, internationalisation of curricula and ensuring the relevance of curricula to international students.
  • Undertake activities that promote the development of productive partnerships to provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability.

Teaching and Research Level C:

  • Making a significant contribution to ethical, high quality and innovative research through activities such as scholarship, quality publication, external grant acquisition, mentoring and developing early career researchers and presentation that aligns with the College areas of research strength and focus.
  • Undertaking a lead role in inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, such as e learning platforms.
  • Leading, supervising and participating in high performing multi-disciplinary teams with an education and/or research focus and contributing to the development of a respectful and collaborative working environment.
  • Building and maintaining strategic relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders including industry and professional associations and organisations, with an increasing national and/or international focus

Teaching Specialist Academic Level D:

  • Making a significant contribution to leadership and managerial activities of the College and/or University and be recognised for their contribution to the profession at the local, national and international level.
  • Create, coordinate and conduct inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, with a focus on Sports Management subjects, across all levels and modes of the College.
  • Playing a lead role in the review, renewal, development and design of curricula and courses that are attractive to existing and new cohorts of students and that nurture creativity and critical-thinking skills.
  • Making effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practice.
  • Lead activities that promote the development of productive partnerships to provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability.

Teaching and Research Level D:

  • Providing leadership in strengthening existing partnerships or exploring new partnerships with external stakeholders that have potential for providing improved teaching, learning and/or research outcomes for the University.
  • Making an outstanding high quality personal contribution to research and community service through original and innovative contributions, obtaining competitive research grants from outside the University and sustained publications within high quality publications.
  • Undertaking active leadership in ethical, high quality and innovative research through activities such as scholarship, quality publication, external grant acquisition, mentoring and developing early career researchers, supervision of students undertaking complex WIL, Honours and/or Research Higher Degrees and deliver high quality presentations that aligns with the College areas of research strength and focus.
  • Developing, establishing and maintaining strategic relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders including industry and professional associations and organisations, nationally and/or internationally.
  • Providing leadership to the integration and management of aspects of the academic and administrative life of the College.

*All roles require a completion of a PhD or equivalent qualification in Sports Management or related areas.

*Please refer to the Key Position Capabilities referring to the minimum requirements to perform the role, in the attached position descriptions.

Life at Flinders 

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world. 

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders? 

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services 
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff 
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment 

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies. 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position. 
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy  

How to Apply and Information 

For more information regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Vipul Pare

Certification

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

28 June 2024

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

Company

Company info
Telephone
+(61)0861882013911
Location
STURT ROAD
BEDFORD PARK
GPO BOX 2100
ADELAIDE
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
SA 5001
AU

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