Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Clinical Exercise Physiology

Gold Coast, Australia
11 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Overview

The School of Health and Human Sciences is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Clinical Exercise Physiology.

The School of Health and Human Sciences provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements. The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles, and working with Indigenous colleagues to develop culturally appropriate models of care. The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including clinical exercise physiology, diabetes education and management, midwifery, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, and sport and exercise science.

The School is based across three campuses. The School supports degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as postgraduate research degrees. An evidence-based approach to education is promoted across the curricula.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of activities including but not limited to:

course coordination, unit coordination, teaching, development of teaching related materials and curriculum development. The appointee is also expected to supervise research students (undergraduate and postgraduate), contribute to the research profile of the School by actively engaging in research, and contribute to the administration of the School.

The successful applicant may be required to travel between all University campuses in order to undertake their duties.

Required Skills and Experience

Ideally, the appointee should possess the following qualifications, skills, abilities and experience:

  1. A doctoral qualification in clinical exercise physiology or a related area and evidence of accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
  2. Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching clinical exercise physiology to students within a university setting.
  3. Demonstrated experience in the use of contemporary educational technologies and proven, practical experience in delivering sport/exercise science content in blended and online environments, including digital interactive content delivery.
  4. Demonstrated experience in academic administrative functions associated with the delivery of sport/exercise science or related courses/units, including course coordination.
  5. A track record in scholarship and research as evidenced by publication output, grant application income, and supervision of Honours/ higher degree research (HDR) candidates.
  6. Evidence of participation in and contribution to relevant professional bodies, such as ESSA, and/or community groups and proven commitment to regional engagement.
  7. High level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, and to communicate effectively and collegially with a wide range of people.
  8. Proven capacity for innovation and adaptability and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.
  9. Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity and a working knowledge of equity and workplace health and safety principles in the workplace.

Closing date: Friday, 01 September 2017 at 9.00 am (AEST)

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