Associate Professor in Sport Management

Melbourne, Australia
29 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Teaching and research position focussed on Sport Management
  • Continuing, full time position based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $133,847 - $147,459 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

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..

About the role

The Department of Management and Marketing is committed to actively engaging with business, policy-makers and the professions in the pursuit of relevant and impactful (social and economic as well as academic) research and, where possible, seeks to effectively engage with the University’s Research Focus Areas (RFAs).

The Department of Management and Marketing is one of four departments in La Trobe Business School. Combining high-quality research, teaching and business and community engagement, the Department has strengths in areas including but not limited to, management, human resource management, sport management, organisations, international business, leadership, ethics, diversity, tourism and hospitality and event management.

We are seeking an experienced Associate Professor, with a significant national and international reputation for teaching and research in Sport Management to to prepare and deliver lectures and seminars, conduct workshops, tutorials and/or labs, contribute to the development of the research culture of the School, facilitate links between the School and industry, and participate in administrative and service activities as appropriate.

This position will also be expected to foster excellence in teaching and learning in their discipline and across the School. They will provide leadership in developing curriculum and teaching, and in engaging with the community on behalf of the School, and they will undertake and contribute to research.

 Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will possess a PhD in Sport Management (or cognate area).  You wil also be able to demonstrate a strong record of research publication, with evidence of quality and impact. You wil demonstrate effectiveness in curriculum development and teaching in Sport Managemen, with a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a capacity to engage with innovations in cross-campus teaching.   You will have a capacity to supervise Honours and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates and display evidence of capacity to make effective contributions to management and administration at the Department and School level.



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How to Apply

Closing date:  1st October, 2017

Position Enquiries: Professor Suzanne Young Tel: 03 9479 3140   Email:

Position Description below:

Download File PD_Level D_Sport_continuing.pdf

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for position no. 552861 under current vacancies.

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

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.